Attitude

What’s wrong with trying?

What’s wrong with trying?

My manager objected when I said I would try to make the sale she was asking about. I was an exceptionally good sales professional. I couldn’t image a time when I would not give everything I had to make the sale. For her it sounded as though I wasn't totally committed.

Ten Tips on Negotiating Your Salary

I worked with a client this week who wanted to be prepared to negotiate a job with her current boss and also a new boss since she is looking both internally and externally for a job. Her current boss is offering her a chance to apply for a new job that he feels she may be qualified for. Here are 10 Tips on negotiating your salary:

What Was Good About 2020?

What Was Good About 2020?

It has been a long difficult year. Are you eager for the new year? I certainly have the feeling that I would like to see the end of this year come quickly. Hopefully 2021 will be a better year! Now is the time however to look back at 2020 to see what you have achieved.

Should We Cancel Thanksgiving?

On November 15th the Boston Globe had an article entitled The Pilgrims would agree: Cancel Thanksgiving this year. The premise of the article is that it’s been such an awful year, let’s wait to celebrate when we are all vaccinated, and we have something to celebrate. The writer explains that that is what the Pilgrims did. What do you think?

Making a plan

How Flexible Are You At Work?

I don’t know how to plan for the coming year. “ my client said to me. “One day we are virtual the next day we are in the office and then they shut us down again.