Where to Find Your Mentor
03 Apr

Where to Find Your Mentor

Just a few days ago I was asked on Twitter “How do I find a mentor?” That’s a great question, and here are some suggestions to assist you in your search. Get the word out. You never know where you’ll find your mentor or career guide. While it may not be the person you’re having […]

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Promote Your Promoter: Get what you want by giving what others want
23 Feb

Promote Your Promoter: Get what you want by giving what others want

When you meet with a boss to solicit performance feedback, always inquire how you can help them achieve their own goals. This is essentially the same strategy that HR experts recommend when doing a job interview – not focusing on yourself but keeping the conversation about the needs of the person you hope will hire […]

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Call Off the Search: The Answers You Need are Under your Nose
05 Jan

Call Off the Search: The Answers You Need are Under your Nose

We are surrounded by off-the-shelf brands and prepackaged professional images. But those who have learned to listen to their intuition and trust their instincts will always be one step ahead of the pack – and they’ll exude the kind of brand and leadership presence that others want to emulate. Experience is one of the best […]

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Are Executive Coaches Worth the Investment?
19 Jul

Are Executive Coaches Worth the Investment?

According to Fast Company Magazine, more than 40 percent of CEOs polled in a recent survey have worked with an executive coach. Among senior executives who report directly to CEOs the number was nearly twice that many. Ninety percent of all executives surveyed for the report who have used a coach also said they plan […]

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Don’t Climb Your Way to the Top: Find a Mentor to Pull You
08 Oct

Don’t Climb Your Way to the Top: Find a Mentor to Pull You

Do you have a strategy to catapult your career to the top? When I was looking to be promoted to a senior  level executive at Macy’s, I always had my career roadmap strategy in place. I absolutely could not have done it without my mentors and strong professional network. Every one needs someone to guide […]

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