You are a business! Stop thinking small! Work, employment and making money is the new era we live in means you need to stop thinking like a clock puncher and start running a company called YOU, INC.
Becoming an entrepreneur simply isn’t for everyone and you know what, that’s okay! Nobody should ever feel pressured to become something they don’t have the drive and ambition to go after.
It's true that automation could overtake many jobs in the future. To ensure you're not replaceable by a machine, you need strong critical thinking skills, which include these four related skills. Sound the alarm! Robots are gunning for our jobs!
When I was in college I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do when I graduated. I studied Sociology with a emphasis on Institutional Analysis but nothing during this time got me excited about business. I watched fellow classmates gain degrees in accounting and business and had taken some of these courses as well but they were dry and boring
As an employee, you may find it difficult to understand your boss’s point of view, much less empathize with him or her. To help change that, I’ve created a short list of how the good employer thinks. Whether you’re interested in climbing the ladder at your current company or launching your own firm, these insights should serve you well.
If recent events have revealed anything, it’s that many Americans are anxious about their jobs – an anxiety based on well-documented facts. There is fierce competition for good positions. Very often, however, it comes not from globalization but from robots and AI.
Whether you think you have a brand or “merely” a professional image, it’s important to nurture it. In today’s competitive job market, it’s vital to distinguish yourself from your competition – to position yourself as a coveted prize.
You have a hard time accepting the status quo. The status quo may be just fine at times, but often progress is stalled as new ideas are quelled when people are not willing to push
I've had the opportunity to interview quite a few people over the years. As an entrepreneur building a company from the ground up means hiring fast, making mistakes and learning along the way. During this time though, some candidates really stood out.
One of the longest-running debates in history centers on whether great leaders are made or born. It’s a “chicken or the egg” question for which there’s no definitive answer, and I’m not about to try. What I will say is that a great business executive demonstrates strong leadership abilities well before those abilities are recognized with a job title and a corner office.
Whether you’re a new employee or a veteran, just starting your career or angling for a promotion to senior management, you probably spend considerable time wondering what the boss is really thinking. Is the boss scrutinizing your performance?