Playing to Our Strengths: How the CliftonStrengths Assessment Can Help Your Career

Several decades ago, Dr. Don Clifton, considered the father of positive psychology, posed the question: “What will happen when we think about what is right with people rather than fixating on what is wrong with them?” From this question, he developed the 177-question survey now known as the CliftonStrengths Assessment (formerly Gallup StrengthsFinder). It’s still a... Keep Reading »

Vaccines and Masks and Reopening, Oh My! What’s a Business to Do?

This post is courtesy of guest blogger, Lori Goldstein. Much of the nation has been full vaccinated, pandemic numbers are decreasing, and reopening with few restrictions is the norm. Some employees are anxious to return, have lunch out with colleagues and visit clients. Others appreciate the benefits of remote work or remain concerned about health and safety at the... Keep Reading »

How Being Like Mike Can Help Your Career

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Karen Crofton. Michael Jordan – MJ as he’s often known – wasn’t the only great basketball player, yet he has achieved more longevity in fame and fan adoration than some of basketball’s other greats. What made Jordan’s career so sticky even as players like LeBron James dominate today’s games? The answer will illustrate... Keep Reading »

Be the Best YOU!

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Suze Solari. Did you know that the way you dress and present yourself affects the way you feel, and then contributes to the results you get?   My name is Suze Solari and I help people just like you, upgrade their wardrobe so they look and feel amazing and have confidence everywhere they go. I am thrilled to be guest... Keep Reading »

Fortune 500 to Tech Startup: Lessons Learned

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Andrea Goodwin. One year ago, I took a leap of faith. In fairness, that leap was more of a slow crawl to the edge because I’m not the sort of person that leaps freely without doing a lot of thinking and planning. Regardless, I did it. I left my “Fortune 500, 401k matching, predictable annual bonus” job and took a... Keep Reading »

Climbing the Corporate Jungle Gym: Rethinking Your Career Progression Strategy

This post is courtesy of greyzone Guest Blogger, Amy Haddon. When I graduated from college back in (gulp) 1996, I felt pretty clueless about what I was going to do with myself professionally.  Unlike college students today, who are often given ample opportunity to look for internships and make inroads with future employers, I hadn’t had a lot of chances to explore... Keep Reading »