3 In-Demand Skills to Tackle Now!

Opportunity abounds, but so do budget cuts and mass layoffs. There are plenty of great jobs and business opportunities out on the market, but the majority of the ones that pay good and challenge professionals to stretch and grow have very narrow scopes and requirements. Eliminate the gray area from your resume: lock-in one orContinue reading “3 In-Demand Skills to Tackle Now!”

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Upcoming Book: Grit Grind Grow!

  Want to know how to combat the dark forces of career uncertainty and unemployment? Don’t fear the enemies of your livelihood and success – they can be conquered. You just need the winning battle plan to implement – and this is exactly that. Consider this book your career light saber: a sophisticated weapon used toContinue reading “Upcoming Book: Grit Grind Grow!”

5 Ways To Neutralize Micromanagers

One of the biggest demotivators any professional can experience in their career is a micromanaging boss. They’re highly stressful individuals who misrepresent their stress and anxiety as intensity and passion. They confuse distrust and insecurity with perfectionism and obsession with details. And more often than not they are very inexperienced and fearful of failure. DefyingContinue reading “5 Ways To Neutralize Micromanagers”

3 Great Lessons From The Worst Job I’ve Ever Had

The worst job I’ve ever had actually turned out to be great because it taught me some valuable lessons. I love to learn, although I prefer it not be the hard way. One of my missions in life is to empower career changers and military veterans with useful knowledge and information about careering. You don’t haveContinue reading “3 Great Lessons From The Worst Job I’ve Ever Had”

5 Great Benefits of Hiring Veterans

Job-seeking military veterans are ultra-competitive candidates. They have proven track records and in-demand skill sets. Sometimes their value gets lost in translation, but here you’ll find some of the crystal clear benefits for recruiting and hiring them. Currently, there are many commendable initiatives advocating for the hiring of military veterans. I greatly appreciate every organizationContinue reading “5 Great Benefits of Hiring Veterans”

6 Great Blogs To Subscribe To For Career Transition Guidance

Career change is almost never easy, but it can be simplified in some instances. From mid 2012 to nearly the end of 2014, I was on an unrelenting career transition journey, as I transformed from active duty military service member to where I am today. Throughout that time I needed guidance, sound advice, inspiration, andContinue reading “6 Great Blogs To Subscribe To For Career Transition Guidance”

Sound Advice for Businesses with Stupid Billing Policies

Make it easy for people to change their preferences or cancel the service, so they don’t leave angry. “It engenders a negative brand perception if you make customers pick up the phone and wait in line to stop paying you.” -Michael Dublin, CEO of Dollar Shave Club Above is some sound advice for business ownersContinue reading “Sound Advice for Businesses with Stupid Billing Policies”

Why Coffee Shops Are Better Than Golf Courses for Small Business Deals

I’m admittedly not an avid golfer. I’ve never negotiated a deal on the green. But, I have closed many deals over a fresh cup of java. I personally find coffee houses to be the perfect neutral grounds for dialogue, be it business or personal. And you can switch it up a lot, especially if you’reContinue reading “Why Coffee Shops Are Better Than Golf Courses for Small Business Deals”

Guiding Leadership Principles of Successful Entrepreneurship

By: Fran Tarkenton, Founder & CEO, GoSmallBiz.com (Originally Published: 24 July 2013) No matter what type of business you’re in, there’s one thing that’s certain: the life of an entrepreneur is ridden with challenges. It is easy to get caught up in the rise and fall of the larger macroeconomic environment or the successes and failures ofContinue reading “Guiding Leadership Principles of Successful Entrepreneurship”