Monthly Archives: August 2008

Aug 28

Book Review: Confidence

By Scot Herrick | Book Reviews

Sports and business, for the most part, don’t mix well in my values. They are very different entities and to use analogies comparing one to the other is fraught with risk. Yet, my fascination with the NFL is largely built around what turns a team around from losing to winning and then sustaining the wins […]

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Aug 21

Career management is about your dream

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Career management pundits get carried away with all of the tactical aspects of career management. “10 different ways to manage your career” or “5 ways to prevent being laid off” come to mind as good titles to reflect the tactical. The tactical aspects of career management, of course, are necessary. But they are hard to […]

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Aug 19

Book Review: Beyond Bullet Points

By Scot Herrick | Book Reviews

On the face of it, Beyond Bullet Points has a lot of things going against it. First, it is a book about PowerPoint. Buy a book about a program most people hate? Second, it’s published by Microsoft Press. One would think it would be entirely propaganda. Most PowerPoint Presentations are simply horrible. I’ve been driven […]

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Aug 19

Meeting Participation for Career Management

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

Meetings are necessary to accomplish your objectives. But they are one of the largest time wasters on the planet. Yet, participating in meetings is critical to your professional brand, visibility in the organization and networking. In order to navigate the cubicle maze of meeting management, I’ll offer five critical meeting participation points you need to […]

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