Dressing for Confidence

Let’s face it; after you’ve been job searching for a while, your confidence takes a beating.  You may feel invisible; especially if your job search is mostly online, you may feel like no one knows you’re there.  It may be tempting to go for comfort over style when you do venture out.  After all, who cares what you wear to the grocery store, right? Continue reading “Dressing for Confidence”…

Failing Well

It’s the other F word: failure. We know intellectually that we learn more from our mistakes than from our successes, but each failure still feels like a kick in the gut. Continue reading “Failing Well”…

Expertise Versus Curiosity

Lang believe that most business people believe in the power of expertise. People who know things are smart people, and what they think matters. The problem with this theory is that experts are creating ideas based on what has worked before. Continue reading “Expertise Versus Curiosity”…

Are You Coachable?

To be coachable, a player needs to be open to the idea that he has room to improve. That attitude is in direct opposition to what got that player to the big leagues in the first place: huge confidence and unswerving belief that s/he’s the best of the best. Continue reading “Are You Coachable?”…

Become More Charismatic

Embed from Getty Images ’ve been sharing tips from Charlie Houpert, the 20-something author of Charisma on Command:… Continue reading “Become More Charismatic”…

The Shame Associated with Being Out of Work

When someone is laid off or fired, one of the most persistent emotions they must deal with is shame. Continue reading “The Shame Associated with Being Out of Work”…