Category Archives: Career

A mix of marketing and professional insights.

Philosophical A/B Testing

The abundance of information readily available has given us a certain degree of laziness to reading, interpreting and conceptualizing information. Let’s face it, if a video doesn’t grab you in the first three seconds you go on to the next, … Continue reading

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Dear Mentor, thank you.

We underestimate the power of influence, intentional or not. I’ve had several influences that have made steps, better yet bridges in my life, however I have lacked an intentional mentor. I look up to leaders who’ve made difficult decisions, leaders … Continue reading

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Employees – The Forgotten Customer

If social media has taught us anything it is that a company’s reputation is more transparent than ever. We can connect much more easily with other consumers to get to the truth. Social media in a sense has brought about … Continue reading

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Job Searching Insights: The Not-So-Typical

Job searching can be stressful. Due to hiring freezes, contract terms and a risky economy job security isn’t well founded – especially in entry to mid level roles … everyone is replaceable.  Now here we are job searching and interviewing; … Continue reading

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Multitasking: The activity of doing more than one thing at the same time, to save time?

It was earlier today I found myself reading the same sentence for a third time, causing this impromptu blog post. My first thought was ‘I need my coffee’ (hate when people say that, but I said it!).  I stopped for … Continue reading

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The not-so-average ‘what inspires you’ answer

I was recently asked ‘what inspires you?’, that in itself spun into a conversation about something that could easily take 5 minutes to answer … and of course an ideal topic for a blog post. You know what inspires me?  … Continue reading

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Find Your Career Path – The Alternative

A career path is no longer ‘set in stone’. When I was 6 years old I wanted to be a bee keeper, I actually remember catching bees in flowers and putting them in mason jars to study them and watch … Continue reading

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Checking In: Dear Tilly

So I’m driving home from work thinking to myself how happy I am with everything and how things just couldn’t get any better (driving home with a smile on a Monday afternoon has been pretty rare).  Now it’s at this … Continue reading

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Personal Branding – Est. 1986

Two of the most important things you can do in your career is to network and to create a personal brand for yourself. I’d like to go as far as saying that you should begin to establish your toolkit of … Continue reading

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A Self Professed Countdown: 5… 4… 3… 2…1…

Five successful role models: Oprah – Self explanatory. Howard Schultz – Read his book Onward, one of the most transparent leaders I’ve come across. Indra Nooyi – One of Forbes 100 most powerful women, led PepsiCo to healthier alternatives. Donald … Continue reading

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