Phil LaDuke is is a Safety Transformation Architect at
Environmental Resources Management. An author, he writes about business, worker safety and organizational change topics on his blog. An avid user of social media for business networking, LaDuke has worked as a consultant in this area.
Cold calling is never easy but most who try it make it needlessly difficult.
You might actually need a loan or an attorney, not somebody to split your company with.
When a customer is unhappy and ready to write off your company, you want them dealing with the best people you can hire.
Fact vs Fiction
If you deliberately tweet or post "alternative facts" about someone, they may have a strong case for libel.
The key to a successful career out of your house is very, very sharp lines between on the job and on the couch.
Oh, it was no walk in the park, but the structural transformation begun in 2008 has offered opportunity, too.
There are learning opportunities when hero-worship collides with narcissism, but it's never what was intended.
How one man used social media to become a legend in his own mind -- and in Peru.
Without a bachelor's degree that first rung of the career ladder, an unpaid internship, might be out of reach.
Facts are important to finding your way in the world, even if they aren't as persuasive as we wish they were.
Inspiring Your Team
Saying to ourselves "It's just temporary" or "He'll grow into the job" simply won't cut it.
To know how your employer is doing you have to follow the money.
No enterprise undertaken in hate will profit you and working for yourself probably won't be a better job.
Feedback -- giving it, ducking it, getting it, ignoring it -- can be a dicey situation. Ask yourself these questions before going there.
Maybe young workers being trolled by get-rich-quick schemers has something to do with the transformation of the US entry-level job into a benefit-free, full-time, unpaid internship on a 'parent grant.'
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