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How Competition Can Spark Your Creativity
June 27, 2016
How Competition Can Spark Your Creativity

Children never worry that their latest creation is not creative enough. A child building a sandcastle does not second-guess their work — their main concern is the rising…

What Strategy Really Means for Product Managers
June 22, 2016
What Strategy Really Means for Product Managers

Are you a strategic product manager? Find out which 3 traits all strategic product leaders have and how to embrace strategy to build great products.

If Bacteria Can Work Together, Why Can’t You?
June 21, 2016
If Bacteria Can Work Together, Why Can’t You?

Organizations that prioritize teamwork are highly trusted. Learn 4 ways to make teamwork an important part of your workplace culture.

Your Work Buddy Is Not Your Friend
June 20, 2016
Your Work Buddy Is Not Your Friend

Kids make friends so easily. They simply spot another child and ask “Will you be my friend?” If the answer is yes, within minutes they have instant harmony.

Your Resume: What Story Does It Tell?
June 16, 2016
Your Resume: What Story Does It Tell?

You may not think of yourself as a storyteller. And you may not think of yourself as an author with an audience to consider. But if you are searching for a job perhaps…

The Leadership Advice That Changed My Career
June 13, 2016
The Leadership Advice That Changed My Career

It was the late 1990s and I was interviewing for a new position at a hot software company in San Francisco. The hiring manager was trying to convince me that I was…

Get Angry at Work and Be Happy
June 9, 2016
Get Angry at Work and Be Happy

When was the last time you got really riled up at work? I mean truly fired up. Let’s even call it red-faced and angry.

Stop Working and Get a Life
June 6, 2016
Stop Working and Get a Life

Life is too short to dread going to work. Find out how to be happy at work and still have time for the people you love.

Once You Resign — Go!
June 1, 2016
Once You Resign — Go!

There is no getting around it: Changing jobs can be a little unsettling for even the most confident among us. Deciding to pursue a new direction takes guts, especially if…

Hiring Managers: Stop Insulting the Job Candidates
May 26, 2016
Hiring Managers: Stop Insulting the Job Candidates

Some blog posts take on a life of their own. I was humbled that 50,000 of you took the time to read “Job Candidates: Stop Insulting the Hiring Managers” on LinkedIn.

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