Career Lattice vs Career Ladder

If you aspire to move up the corporate ladder, you might want to rethink that strategy a bit, considering how the workforce is these days.  I hear from more workers who are frustrated that they either can't move up in their organization or they don't possess the skills or experience to do so.  I came …

Learning to Promote Yourself in Your Career

A new must-read is the book, "Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success," by Dan Schwabel who is the founder of Millenial Branding,  There are 6 Rules of Self-Promotion he discusses that everyone can benefit from in managing their career: 1. Make yourself worth being talked about, but in a good way 2. Be …

Should You Consider a Porfolio Career?

Here is another installment of a best business practice that is predicted for the future - a portfolio career.  In case you're not familiar with the term, this is when you have multiple areas of work and multiple income streams.  In essence, you are using your skills in varying jobs and varying organizations or industries.  …

Are You Following Others On Their Career Paths and Not Your Own?

A 'theme' has surfaced recently that I believe was put out there for me to heed: "Follow your own path." I seem to see this phrase everywhere lately - in movies I watch, magazines I read, and in social media posts.  When something occurs over and over again, I feel it must be sending out …

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