Keith Ferrazzi, CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, is perhaps the best networker in the country; his personal contacts list includes head honchos in business and politics. His message: We all need to find the courage to connect with people, even when we feel out of our league.
Give co-workers what they really need by listening, rather than advising.
If you can gather with a group of friends to talk about a book everyone
is reading, then you can do the same when talking about financial
matters, says financial expert Jean Chatzky.
When writing an end-of-year performance review self-evaluation, it’s
not the time to be modest, nor is it a time to run for office, says
executive coach Joan Lloyd.
Energize your day by leaving work at work.
You think you’re under pressure at work? Executives may have it even worse, according to Liberum Research, a New York-based firm that tracks the upper-management job market.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But volunteering your time can make you healthier and give back to a good cause.
If you’ve never taken the Myers-Briggs Type indicator test, spend 10 minutes to assess your personality on one of these web sites.
You applied for a position change but didn’t get it. You might feel like crawling under a rock, but resist the urge. You’ll be better off in the long run if you act boldly and ask for constructive criticism.
Meet your boss’s expectations by finding out what work he or she values.