October 2016

Why Start-Ups Call for Clear Thinking

In physics class, the teacher spoke about how getting a ball rolling drains moreenergy than just keeping it going once its on the move. I think that most business owners will agree…

- 5 months, 2 days, 16 hours, 1 minute ago

Woohoo! We have now spoken in over 40 countries

These are the 41 countries we’ve spoken in. Guess a flag :) After our trips to Surinam and Dubaithis month, we have now done keynotes and workshopsfor clients in 41 different…

- 5 months, 2 days, 19 hours, 3 minutes ago

Woohoo: My book – Happy Hour is 9 to 5 – is now available in Czech

Here’s some more excellent international news: My first book, Happy Hour is 9 to 5, is now out in Czech. You can buy it right here. The translation was organized by our awesome Woohoo…

- 5 months, 2 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes ago

Reimagining the Employee Experience

At last summer's SilkRoad Connections conference, researchers from Kaiser Associates presented two innovative ways to consider and impact the employee experience. The…

- 5 months, 3 days, 8 minutes ago

Personal Branding Online and Offline

Its estimated that the work force is comprised of approximately one-third Millennials, one-third GenX, and one-third Boomers with a few Traditionalists not ready to walk off the…

- 5 months, 3 days, 2 hours, 38 minutes ago

I’m electrifying and thought-provoking :)

The feedback was unanimous: Everyone LOVED Alexander’s keynote. Electrifying, energizing, thought-provoking and relevant – certainly one of the best keynotes we’ve heard…

- 5 months, 3 days, 2 hours, 48 minutes ago

Voice of Experience: Daria Rippingale, CEO, BillPro

By Cathie Ericson When youre first starting out, knowing the people above you have much more knowledge and experience can feel intimidating, acknowledges Daria Rippingale, CEO of…

- 5 months, 3 days, 5 hours, 7 minutes ago

How to Respond to an Interview Request: 2 Sample Emails

Congratulations! You received an interview invitation! Lets get started on a professional response that will have recruiters and hiring managers wanting more. For inspiration, take a…

- 5 months, 3 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes ago

The Rectangle Ratio, A Surprising Answer – Sunday Puzzle

Start with a square with length 1; label it R1. Create a new rectangle as follows: attach a rectangle of area 1 to the right side and then attach a rectangle of area 1 to the top side. The…

- 5 months, 3 days, 15 hours, 27 minutes ago

Ask a Therapist: 3 Steps to a Great Self-Introduction

YourSelf-Introduction or Elevator Pitch Check out the YouTube version of this post here. In my experience, most job seekers and working professionals struggle with how to deliver an…

- 5 months, 3 days, 18 hours, 8 minutes ago