Today, many people will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and romantic dinners. And, many people will feel alone and rejected because they have no special person with which to share the day. Well—no matter what, guess what? It’s time to celebrate! Everyone has a special Valentine—you! Yes–You! Starting today—and everyday—give yourself love.
On my show, I discuss handling career setbacks with my guest, Gerry Diamond, and how to deal–and not dwell–when facing career challenges. Have a look: Handling Career Setbacks More clips to come! For now–cheers to career confidence!, Michelle Copyright 2015 Michelle Kerrigan
So, here’s the second raise rule (which I can’t stress enough): Know your audience. It’s important to understand that when you ask for anything, you must be aware of the person you’re asking. Remember: it’s never just about you. Before asking for that raise, consider asking yourself: “What does the corporate culture indicate about increases
I noticed this President’s Day post on Facebook yesterday, and wanted to share, as it’s a wonderful reminder of the power of perseverance: He failed in business in ’31. He was defeated for state legislator in ’32. He tried another business in ’33. It failed. His fiancée died in ’35. He had a nervous breakdown
Let’s face it: At one time or another, you have tormented yourself at work. Often, the ritual is daily. Without a doubt, it’s more frequent than most people know. You have to catch yourself to even know what’s making you feel bad or sad. We are so conditioned to look on the dark side, that
Often, we tend to get sensitive, especially when we’re going through unwanted change. For example: job hunting after being downsized. When we begin reaching out, and people aren’t reaching back, we take it as a personal rejection. Don’t do that. Yes, this sounds difficult, but it’s important. We all have a distinct need for approval.