TEN DUMB THINGS SAID DURING A JOB INTERVIEW
We’ve all experienced it. That sinking feeling that occurs when the job interview that was going so well suddenly goes off track. Maybe it’s the expression on the hiring manager’s face, or the awkward pause that ensues, but there is little doubt when it happens. Oversharing has now become an occupational hazard of the job hunt. Here are 10 examples of when too much information was, well, really too much information.
IS IT USELESS TO WORK MORE THAN 40 HOURS PER WEEK?
For many in the entrepreneurship game, long hours are a badge of honor. Starting a business is tough, so all those late nights show how determined, hard working and serious about making your business work you are, right? Wrong. According to a handful of studies, consistently clocking over 40 hours a week just makes you unproductive (and very, very tired).
SIX HABITS OF TRUE STRATEGIC THINKERS
In the beginning, there was just you and your partners. You all did everything. Now you have others to do all that and it’s time for you to “be strategic.” This is a tough job, make no mistake. “We need strategic leaders!” is a pretty constant refrain at every company, large and small. One reason the job is so tough: no one really understands what it entails. It’s hard to be a strategic leader if you don’t know what strategic leaders are supposed to do. Here are six things that adaptive strategic leaders – the kind who thrive in today’s uncertain environment – do well.