If you’re seeking a new job, wanting more industry exposure, trying to find more customers, or attempting to attract media attention, one of the first pieces of advice you’ll get is: “Attend networking events.” The problem with that advice is that a lot of people don’t like networking events and aren’t good at getting results […]
Like me, you’ve probably heard leaders advise that one way to get ahead in your organization or industry is to volunteer for the job that nobody else wants. I got to talking about this advice recently with a seasoned leader in one of the organizations we serve. As we reflected on his own, very successful […]
Like a lot of people, my first real job began with two weeks of training. Unlike a lot of people, the training never ended. My first employer had a massive commitment to the professional development of employees. They proved quickly that it wasn’t just lip service in the company brochure.