Thinx: Your Company Culture is your Brand. Period.

Recently, there has been a good deal of buzz around Thinx, the company that brought us the moisture-wicking, absorbent underwear for women on their periods. Whether or not you’re of the menstruating gender, Thinx is providing a beautiful case study for what can happen in an organization when your brand… Read More

How to Build Confidence in Your Staff

A wise man once said that you should always hire staff smarter than you. You also want to hire staff that will be confident enough to handle life’s challenges. Yet some of even the best, most talented, and smartest employees may have issues with confidence. Some of them may be… Read More

Why You Should Begin With the End in Mind

By LISA SWAN Did you know that Matthew Weiner, creator of the popular TV show Mad Men, already knows how the show will end, down to the last shot? And that many authors write the endings of books first, before they get going with the beginning? That is what is… Read More

How to Tell Your Employer You Are Leaving Your Job

  By LISA SWAN Some people give a two-week notice when they leave a job. Others give a two-minute warning, and just  take off. Which group of people do you think will get the best reference from the employer? Obviously, it will be the former, but that is not the… Read More

Why Do You Need a Career Coach?

  By LISA SWAN You may think that you are doing fine in your career, but are you really? Or perhaps you know that you would like to do something better, but you just don’t know how to get there. Why not see if you can truly be all that… Read More

How to Overcome Workplace Mistakes

  By LISA SWAN Oops! You just completely messed up your presentation. Or you called your boss’ second wife by his first wife’s name. Or you inadvertently insulted a client. These are all workplace mistakes. You may be wondering how you can recover from them, or if can you recover… Read More

Networking: It Is Better to Be Interested Than Interesting

  By LISA SWAN If you want to be a master networker, there is one especially critical thing to remember when it comes to making a connection. It is that it is better to be interested than interesting. It sounds counterintuitive, doesn’t it? After all, you would think that being an… Read More

"No" Is a Complete Sentence

  By LISA SWAN If you go along with saying “yes” to things you don’t really want to do, you are going to need to learn to put the word “no” in your vocabulary. Not only that, but you need to remember that “No” is a complete sentence. Does this happen… Read More