Don't get in a position later in life to say: "I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." [Marlon Brando in the Waterfront.] Make smart decisions and advance in your career.

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Master Your Goal Setting Skills And Improve Career

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

At your place of work, you must have thought about how to step up the ladder to advancing your career. But just thinking and wishing are not enough. You cannot improve on your job position by sitting on your ass and not doing anything about it. You have to take action. One of the ways […]



The Common Traits Of Success

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

We all know humans are different from one another. Some folks try doing something and keep working at it. They are just persistent. They firmly believe in themselves. Over time we see them as successful. Other folks try doing the same thing, but after a while give up and think of themselves as failure. Once […]



The More Money Bosses Make, The Meaner They Become

Monday, April 13, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

One of two surveys shows that the higher the executives climb up the corporate ladder and the more money they make, the meaner they become in their attitude towards their subordinates, especially the so-called rank and file workers. The other survey compares the boss’s meanness with that of, none other than, a psychopath who has […]



What You Do In College Can Decide Your Job Prospects

Saturday, April 4, 2015, 5:00 PM | Leave Comment

Long gone the time when a college degree guarantees a job in your chosen field after graduation. In fact, even a master degree today offers no such guarantee. Here is a startling fact: in 2013, 8.8% of college graduates are unemployed. A much larger group, 18.3%, is reported to be underemployed. This means they are […]



Employees First, Customers Second By Vineet Nayar

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

We always hear about the old adage that “customers always come first.” Vineet Nayar – at one time, CEO of a $6.5 billion company – says he doesn’t think so. Employees of a company must come first and the customers come second. If you keep employees happy, they would treat customers right and should have […]



Don’t Work For Your Boss – Work For Yourself And The Company

Thursday, January 1, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Today is the first day of the new year. With the new year start, I suggest we change our attitude about many things we’ve been doing. The first and foremost is working at your job. The prevailing work ethic is that we must work for a certain individual, better know as the manager. We must […]



Business Degree Goes Well With Technical Expertise

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

Business education not only goes well with technical expertise, but with other fields as well. If you have worked in a technical field for sometime and that’s all you have done, then maybe it’s time you thought about having some business background as well. The best and easiest way to go about is to ask […]



Three Tips that Can Boost Your Next Paycheck

Friday, December 27, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

In the wake of the 2008 Financial Crisis, many hourly employees are finding that their hours have been cut back or their pay has been cut, if they even still have a job in the first place. Money has become harder to come by and purse strings have been tightened in the past several years. […]



Is There A Doctor In The House? Oops! I Mean In Business

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

You graduated from a medical school. Your intentions were quite noble when you entered the school – helping humanity. After ten or so years, you have become a millionaire or close to being one. The two parts of the title of this post are redundant. You are a doctor as much as a businessman. Or […]



Tips How Not To Get Carried Away With PowerPoint

Sunday, September 15, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

It seems that PowerPoint, the Microsoft software for presentation, has become an obsession with some. Not only businesses use it heavily but the U.S. Armed Forces have seemingly become obsessed as well. To use PowerPoint effectively, you need to follow methodology for a good and structured design. Some slides that I have seen in businesses […]