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One Year is Not Enough

When looking at your career path, make sure that the stops and pauses along the way are long enough to gain the benefits and lessons of the stop, but not so long that you appear to have become a permanent fixture there.

Surprising Connections

What is the most interesting connection made through your network that resulted in a contract or a sale? We all know the benefit of networking, but I was wondering just how remote a connection other people have found to have landed them a job.

Ongoing Projects

I have, as some people know, been fairly busy recently (although that may be hard to tell from the fact that I have time to write on my 2 blogs so often). For those who don’t realize that, let me explain what I am working on at the moment. For starters, I work as a […]

New FTC Regulations

The Federal Trade Commission (U.S. agency for my non-American readers) released its official guide to those receiving goods or services in exchange for endorsements. According to the official title, it affects advertisers, bloggers, and celebrities endorsing a product (click here for the full report). The guidelines include, among other things, that the person making the […]

Slow Economy and Developing a New Business

If you want to be on the leading edge of innovation, there is no easier time to get there than when the competition for the edge is relaxed.

Conception to Creation of a Business Idea

I’ve been exchanging e-mails with a few people about some ideas for new websites. Currently, there are 4 of these ideas that I would categorize as active – several exchanges of information per week on average. When looking at each idea, and how they differ from one another, I realized that there are some people […]

Motivating Employees

Negative enforcement as a means of motivation is more likely to lead to high turnover than encouraging the desired behavior.

When the Schedule Slips

Planning schedules for projects can be difficult. When the schedule begins to slip, what should you, as a vendor, be doing? How can you repair the relationship with the client?