“You’re evil” spat the woman’s voice, “you should be ashamed of yourself.” I had been half-listening to voice mails while also answering emails, but this one got my full attention. “How do you live with yourself?” she went on “taking advantage of all those poor job seekers out there while you lie by your swimming […]
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The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best.
Here’s an excellent TED talk by career coach Joseph Liu in which he shares the lessons he’s learned from the twists and turns encountered in his own career. A must watch for anyone considering a career change.
By day I run my resume business but in my spare time, I’m working on developing a second career as an artist. It’s not easy as any artist knows, but whenever I feel daunted, I think of my favourite artist of them all, Vincent Van Gogh. Many people don’t realize that Van Gogh wasn’t born […]
Here’s part two of the excellent New York Times interview with Lazlo Block who’s in charge of all hiring at Google. (Part one of the article can be found here.). The whole thing is great but I particularly liked Lazlo’s observations on resumes, as he echoes what we preach. Prospective bosses today care less about what […]
If at first you don’t succeed…you’re in good company.
Entrepreneur Derek Sivers shares leadership lessons inspired by a lone man dancing at a music festival.