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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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 […]

Can You Hit The Ground Running From Day 1 On The Job?

Sunday, June 2, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

Faced with tight budgets, few companies these days are willing to spend money on training new hires. Instead, they are looking for applicants who can hit the ground running from the first day on the job. During your interviews, ask what the company is looking for and explain how you can fulfill those needs. Training […]

Stop Annoying CoWorkers To Move Up Corporate Ladder

Sunday, May 26, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

You must have known folks at your place of work who will annoy others without even trying. Without knowing their first nature, I can fairly say it’s their second nature. Some times it so happens that you feel like annoying others as well. The reason may be that some folks have moved up the corporate […]

3 Tips To Get Ahead In Your Career For The Long Haul

Sunday, May 19, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

I have been writing about advancing in your career for some time now. And the reason I have given it so much importance is two-fold. One because of the still high unemployment in the country and second folks who have jobs must work harder and smarter to keep not only their jobs but advance their […]

4 Essential Attributes To Have As Professional Employee

Sunday, April 7, 2013, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

Surveys after surveys have been done about what constitutes better, if not the best, employees in terms of their professional qualities and characteristics. These workers possess a strong work ethic – a valuable attribute to any employer. Whether managers and supervisors of these employees are overlooking their shoulders or not, they have enough work ethics […]

Unemployment Highest Among Lowest Educated Folks

Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 1:00 AM | 5 Comments

It seems that education is directly proportional to employment and career advancement. The more years you stay in school and the more education you get, the better your future would be financially and a lot less unemployment cycles, if any, in your career. Of course, that’s in addition to hard and smart work. Peter Drucker […]

An Analysis of the Four Management Lessons

Monday, February 25, 2013, 2:00 AM | 2 Comments

Four management lessons are “flying” around all over the Internet. I think these lessons came across my web surfing some six years ago and I enjoyed them very much. Maybe I have missed it – what they actually mean and if they are really true in any industry and discipline, I have yet to see […]