Employment

Sharpening the Saw

Sharpening the Saw

I'm sure you've heard it at least once before. You know, the anecdotal tale of the woodcutter who works tirelessly sawing wood for days on end, becoming increasingly less productive because the incessant sawing dulls his blade. The simple solution to his declining productivity is to occasionally sharpen the saw.

What's Your Why?

What's Your Why?

I have seen far too many people dream of success in various fields not achieve their goals because they either: A) lacked an intrinsic motivation for attaining the goal, or B) employed a strategy that wasn't properly aligned with attaining the goal. The root cause of both problems is failing to ask yourself, "Why?"

Is Getting an MBA Still Worth It?

Is Getting an MBA Still Worth It?

Remember when an MBA was something? Sure you do. It wasn't that long ago. The scenario was familiar: so-and-so went to college and studied business, worked for a couple of years, then went to business school and got an MBA, is now a c-suite executive at big company.

Still Unemployed? Maybe This is Why.

Still Unemployed? Maybe This is Why.

Global economic performance notwithstanding, we have to assume that there are some available jobs out there that some people will be offered. Understanding that, there are still people who are otherwise qualified who remain unemployed. But why?