Archive for May, 2012
Thursday, May 31st, 2012
150 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO BUILD SOCIAL CAPITAL
Social capital is built through hundreds of little and big actions we take every day. We’ve gotten you started with a list of nearly 150 ideas, drawn from suggestions made by many people and groups. Try some of these or try your own.
1. Organize a social gathering [...]
Thursday, May 24th, 2012
10 Ways To Stop Doubting Yourself
When James first proposed adding me to his new team of writers, I was flattered, but then I got scared. A whole pile of self-doubt landed on me. What if I couldn’t commit to writing a quality article every Monday, after all I have my own site to worry about? [...]
Thursday, May 17th, 2012
International exposure key to top-level roles
by Stuart Spencer
In an era of videoconferencing and virtual meetings, distance is no longer a barrier to doing business. But succeeding internationally means more than getting hold of people overseas. You must have a global mindset – a blend of experience, attitude and fluency in other cultures.
As business becomes more [...]
Thursday, May 10th, 2012
How to Build the Perfect Team
How is your agency staffed? Is everyone in sync? Does each member complement his or her teammate? Is the sum greater than the parts? These are good questions to ask if your goal is to have an agency that is among the best in our industry. When you’re small, it [...]
Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
My skills are transferable…right?
by Molly Wendell
How many times do I hear from people in the job search who say: “I don’t want to focus on any one industry because I believe my skills are transferable.” Guess what? No one else does. What if someone told you your skills weren’t transferable? What would you do then? Why [...]