Can You Solve Amazon’s Hanging Cable Interview Question?

A version of part (b) was asked as an Amazon interview question. A cable of 80 meters (m) is hanging from the top of two poles that are both 50 m from the ground. What is the distance between the two poles, to one decimal place, if the center of the cable is: (a) 20 … Continue reading Can You Solve Amazon’s Hanging Cable Interview Question? Read more ›

Teamwork Never Fails – Stop Blaming Teamwork at Your Small Business

Five years ago facilitating a client’s leadership retreat I asked a simple question…

“What is teamwork?”

Of the 12 leaders in the organization, a small regional credit union, we heard the traditional answers and one that stood out.

The one that stood out was:

 

“Teamwork is a series of individual interdependent successful efforts.”

That definition…

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Tips for Finding a Job in the Hidden Job Market

In the current job market, it’s not unusual for people to be looking for jobs over many months. It’s a very competitive market, and job openings are few. This situation is amplified by the herd mentality whereby people deploy the job search strategies commonly used in the past. For example, asking people about their target …

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Mover & Shaker: Svetla Marinova, Vice President of Innovation, APG

By Cathie Ericson “I always assumed that one needed to have studied a particular major in college in order to work in that industry, especially finance, but I have come to find that some of my most successful colleagues and classmates found their way into their respective industries by ‘falling into it’ in different ways,”… Read More

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Join our international survey on happiness at work

We want to know what makes people happy at work in different countries and you can help by participating in our international survey. The questionnaire only has 11 questions and just takes 3-4 minutes to complete. Take it right here. You may even learn something about what makes you happier at work. Also, please share … Continue reading Join our international survey on happiness at work

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How to Get Back in Gear Post-Maternity Leave

Since your newborn’s birth, talk consists of everything baby-related: name, age, weight and hours spent in labor. While you love discussing your bundle of joy, you’ve got other labor in mind — returning to work and life post-maternity leave.

How do you get back into gear when your leave is up and you have to …

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Better Your Business with Better Storytelling

Guest contributed by Elise Valmorbida The business world is full of people telling other people that they must tell stories. They’re right in a way, because we like a bit of drama. We resist or resent dull information. Our attention is more and more a scarce asset. None of us has time or energy to… Read More

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Better Your Business with Better Storytelling

Guest contributed by Elise Valmorbida The business world is full of people telling other people that they must tell stories. They’re right in a way, because we like a bit of drama. We resist or resent dull information. Our attention is more and more a scarce asset. None of us has time or energy to… Read More

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Sample Answers: “If I were an animal what would I be?”

In the previous blog post, I talked about a strategy for answering the “What animal would you be?” interview question. As part of a recent team activity, my colleagues shared their choices and reasons why they would be a particular animal. The team came up with several clever examples including some unique justifications. Hope it helps […] Read more ›

How to Answer the “What animal would you be?” Interview Question 🐷 🐼 🐯

🐶 Answering the “What animal would you be?” Interview Question” A popular, off-the-wall interview question is: If you could be any animal, which one would it be? Interview candidates absolutely dread this question. It seems fun, casual, and harmless. But blurt out a short response like — “Giraffe because I’m tall” or “Fox because I like to plan” — and […] Read more ›

Go the Extra Mile

I subscribe to several life and career success blogs.  The other day, one of them sent me a nice little graphic with a quote… The same afternoon, I was meeting with Olivia, a student who is doing an independent study with me based on her internship with the Denver Broncos. Olivia’s internship (along with 15 […] Read more ›

Sales Lessons Learned

Selling anything to anyone is a very hard thing to do. Once you get out of your comfort zone and get used to sales, you learn a lot of life lessons. Below you can find 5 of them.

It is the stories that sell: Products don’t sell by themselves. You need to back them up…

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Sales Lessons Learned

Selling anything to anyone is a very hard thing to do. Once you get out of your comfort zone and get used to sales, you learn a lot of life lessons. Below you can find 5 of them.

It is the stories that sell: Products don’t sell by themselves. You need to back them up…

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