Don’t build a career ladder. Create a flywheel that builds momentum to dramatically propel you forward. Here’s how.
A simple three step process anyone can use to remember every book they read.
What almost nobody understands about the work for free debate, and why I think you should ABSOLUTELY do it.
There are no silver bullets. But these are close.
21 Ways to Become The Most Effective Person in Your Company.
How a simple spreadsheet will make you the most connected person in town.
Great presentation making skills can be an incredible force multiplier in your career. Here’s how to make them well.
11 ways to bring your A-Game to work (and life).
What number are you using to define your life? And what number should you be using instead?
The importance of creating and maintaining a creative habit.
Over the last three years we’ve helped one third of our clients go from zero to funding. Here’s what I’ve learned during that process.
The difference between who you are and who you want to be.
You have something valuable to offer people. Here’s how to do it.
How to leverage the tools of million-dollar consultants to skyrocket your career (with 7 sample frameworks you can use today.)
A dirty secret about getting ahead: half of it is about what you do when you’re not at the office.
Why you don’t want to be the only person in the company who does what you do.
Why small innovations well executed can change your life.
Discover how smart startups are optimizing each step of the customer development funnel.
The three essential skills you learn from entrepreneurship that you can’t learn from a traditional internship.
Four reasons why you should want people to expect more of you.
A resume should be the least important tool in your career arsenal. Here’s what you need instead.
Why you should show, not tell.
Why lack of margin is hurting you, and how to fix it.
Why what you were told about work and life was probably a lie, and what you should do instead.
Why not getting paid is a great way to get paid.
Deep people aren’t the most clever or the most eloquent. They’re the most rooted.
How to build a simple, effective candidate filtering system in 7 minutes for less than $100.
“The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people.” ~ Richard Foster
Why being open and honest, even about your faults, is a surprisingly good strategy in business and in life.
Learn how any college student can position themselves to find a great job after college. The entire book is now free.
When life hands you lemons, remember that life didn’t owe you anything else. And then make the best damn lemonade you can.
What I’ve learned in the last six months interacting with VCs.
Many people talk a good game about servant leadership, but far fewer actually embody it. The one question to ask to find out.
People often lament that there aren’t enough leaders in the world. But I wonder if the problem is really that there aren’t enough followers.
“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” ~ Tom Watson
Simple things I do to “cheat the system”
Part one in a series of posts on transforming your career to survive and thrive in good times and bad.
Not all customers are created equal – two things to consider when identifying your target market.
The strange paradox of positioning is that the more business you say no to, the better off you do.
The new rules of business may be real, but they haven’t replaced the old rules entirely. Here are 5 easy ways to take your career to the next level by learning from your elders.
Lots of books, blogs and seminars have been created to address the concepts of time management, and for the past year I’ve read a ton of them. I’ve been soaking up information on how others bring order to their lives, creating more time and taking better advantage of the time they have.
Why most HR departments, intentionally or not, take a philosophical approach that could become a major liability in a global, idea-based economy.
A jar of marbles can change a man’s life.
2008 is going to see yours truly try to become less of a managerial incompetent. Here’s what I’m doing so far towards that end.
Six suggestions for dramatically improving most over-scrutinized piece of personal marketing.
How to create a blog, get inspired and get traffic in a little over a month.