A good example Mike Rowe gave for career advice

Stop looking for the “right” career, and start looking for a job. Any job. Forget about what you like. Focus on what’s available. Get yourself hired. Show up early. Stay late. Volunteer for the scut work. Become indispensable. You can always quit later, and be no...

10 women in leadership share their secret to success

If we want innovative results, we need leaders who aren’t afraid to think differently. And who aren’t afraid to lead differently. The most successful leaders know all too well that their high-demand positions mean nothing if they can’t influence others to believe in...

Six signs you may be in A dead-end job

Parting ways with a company isn’t easy, and neither is starting a new job. You have to prove yourself, get to know the players and learn the ins and outs of a new workplace all over again. Still, there are times when it’s better to go than to stay. Here are some...

10 signs you’re burning out — And what to do about it

“A lot of burnout really has to do with experiencing chronic stress,” says Dr. Ballard, who is the head of the APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program. “In those situations, the demands being placed on you exceed the resources you have available to deal with...

7 things you should never say to your employees

  When managing employees, sometimes your patience is tested by a lack of motivation, a resistance to what you’re asking or one or more ‘problem’ workers. And just because you’re the boss does not mean you’re perfect. Sometimes we all say things we regret...

9 things you should never ask employees to do

“Because it’s private,” I said. “That’s the point!” he cried. “The goal is to reveal things people don’t know about you.” “They don’t know those things about me because I don’t want them to know those things about me,” I said. “But think about how much better you will...