On the Ladder
SettingGoals

6 Ways to Go for the Goal

Goal setting is a popular topic lately—from career moves to weight loss, what’s the big deal? The idea is easy: you want to get somewhere, so you figure out where that is, and then you do it. What’s so hard about ...

negotiating

Negotiate on Behalf of Someone Else

Why? You fight harder on behalf of someone else…. In Adam M. Grant’s terrific book, Give and Take, he discusses different negotiating styles. One of his findings demonstrates that ‘givers’, people who eschew the law...

mistakes

How To Make Mistakes Like A Pro

You hit “reply all.” Or you had one too many drinks at the office holiday party and behaved inappropriately. Maybe someone pressed the wrong button on a terrible day and you blew up at them. Perhaps you forgot to ma...


dontleaveme

People Don’t Leave Companies, They Leave Leaders!

I found Greg Savage’s headline, “People don’t leave companies. They leave leaders.” recently and a picture came into my head. For the life of me, I can’t remember which terrible romantic comedy it ...

15Days

Can You Change Your Life in 15 Days?

Today’s morning post comes to you from Tiara International and is all about their upcoming “15 Days to Wow” Program. Get involved! Who is Tiara? Tiara International LLC s a global company providing women’s ...

communication

Communication in Teams: Intent Vs. Impact

  We have all been there or observed an interaction gone awry. The words came out wrong. Being in a hurry, maybe the tone of your voice was a little less than pleasant. If you were the speaker, did you recognize the misste...


seniorpreneurs

What We Can Learn From Seniorpreneurs

As someone who worked in manufacturing for decades and thought he’d be able to retire in a few short years, my dad’s journey is like that of many others. After his shop closed operations locally, my dad jumped into career c...

bucketlist

Developing a “Bucket List ” for Your Career

Let’s face it, ladies, for most of us, being a female means being a list maker! Lately, “bucket lists” are all the rage. It’s a bit of a gruesome notion, really, but popular nonetheless. What list of thi...

networkingA

How to Connect with Anyone

Whether you are looking for new business, a new job, the love of your life (or maybe just a date for Friday night!), networking is an unavoidable fact of life.  Most of us don’t love to do it and could use a little help.  T...


paradox

A Woman’s Paradox: Infographic

Source: Great Business Schools About the Author: This infographic is brought to you by Krista Coleman, a researcher and blog junkie from Greatbusinessschools.org. Greatbusinessschools.org strives towards providing best possible...