At the beginning of each year is the usual discussion about New Year’s resolutions. Some people say they want to exercise more. Or they want to read more. The list goes on what people want to accomplish. In fact, most of us do not even remember our New Year’s resolutions by December. So how can […]
Monthly Archives: January 2014
Wed, January 29 2014 » Self Development » No Comments
We use the words “guilt” and “shame” interchangeably to mean feeling bad about the past. But there’s an important difference between the two and how they operate in the workplace. “Guilt” is the memory of something you did (or did not do.) “Shame” is judgement on who you think you are.
Wed, January 22 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments
Not too long ago I was chatting with a young woman who mentioned she had a job interview coming up in a few days. “It doesn’t really matter though,” she explained. “So I am not preparing for it.” I asked her why she has so little confidence in her ability to perform well in the […]
Wed, January 15 2014 » Career Planning and Goal Setting » 2 Comments
Whether you’re an Indianapolis job seeker or an employee at some Indianapolis firm–or even if you have never been to Central Indiana–chances are that you read blog posts. In fact, given that even news articles from major print publications now allow comments, chances are that you are presented with the chance to leave feedback online […]
If you’re on the market for a new job, one of the more frustrating aspects is going to interview, getting rejected, having no idea why. This raises a fundamental question about the job search process: should interviewers give feedback to candidates?