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3 Networking Success Tips

You can hardly open your browser or a business publication without seeing something about networking. Why? Studies show regular networkers are more successful in business and in life. True for introverts and extroverts incidentally.

Tip 1. Learn how to network

Don’t bother with random events or big ‘networking’ ones. Think about what you want to get […]

By |January 6th, 2014|Job Search Tips and Tactics|Comments Off on 3 Networking Success Tips

Marketing Yourself

Thinking of leaving the military? Already a “short-timer”? Looking for a new job? You need to know how you can move onto the right career path.

We know, based on research, that most successful people share three common practices. You can too!

The three are:

Build on your strengths.
Have goals, and act on them.
Network consistently.

1. Build on […]

By |May 1st, 2012|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Marketing Yourself

Do the work for right job

Decades of HR work and I still am regularly amazed at those people who:

Think that their security clearance or some bundle of skills or being a vet or an academy graduate alone will get them a job.
Believe that just putting out their resume via job boards will result in a good job.
Have never thought […]

By |November 1st, 2011|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Do the work for right job

Starting Your Own Business

Have you ever thought of starting and running a business? Vets do so at much higher rates than civilians. And veterans start businesses that become successful at a very high rate, too.
Do you know vets are twice as likely to be successful entrepreneurs as civilians?
Whether your interest is in being a successful solopreneur or […]

By |September 1st, 2011|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Starting Your Own Business

Three Gifts For You

The first gift is time.

Sure, we all have the same hours in each day. But you know folks who do an amazing amount with their 24 hours and others who seem unable to do much  in theirs.

Take one hour of your time each week to make the rest of your time better.  There is no […]

By |January 25th, 2011|Changing Nature of Work|Comments Off on Three Gifts For You

Military transition: Your strengths matter

Whether you are transitioning military to civilian after a short time or a full career, there are resources available to help you make this move. Sure the quality of transition resources varies. But I am still surprised at how many miltary folks don’t really use most of what is available to them.

For most military folks, […]

By |November 22nd, 2010|Military in Transition|Comments Off on Military transition: Your strengths matter
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    From Personal to Societal Resilience: Building the Capacity of Your World

From Personal to Societal Resilience: Building the Capacity of Your World

I’ll come right out with it: are you helping to build the capacity of your world?
A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses. ~ Chinese proverb
So often entrepreneurs are stuck in business minutiae that they ignore their own needs for professional and personal development… and here I come suggesting […]

By |March 29th, 2010|Changing Nature of Work|Comments Off on From Personal to Societal Resilience: Building the Capacity of Your World

Temp’ing at 90 – Retirement, Disability, Resilience and You

Retire? That’s a discussion for others… isn’t it?

For years I talked to companies that did not see any reason to think about the changing nature of retirement. Anyone with relatives over 85 (the fastest growing demographic in the USA) caught on fast, though.

What happens when our life-spans are commonly passing 80 years but our work-lives are barely half […]

By |February 10th, 2010|Changing Nature of Work|Comments Off on Temp’ing at 90 – Retirement, Disability, Resilience and You