Category: Personal Success

20 avoidable job search mistakes

The phrase "shoot yourself in the foot" didn't create itself. In fact, job seekers probably coined it. Every day, thousands of people look for a job -- and almost every single one of them makes at lease one mistake (or...

/ January 28, 2011

5 business tips from Richard Branson

1. Enjoy what you're doing. Because starting a business is a huge amount of hard work and requires a great deal of time, you better enjoy what you're doing. When I started Virgin from a basement flat in West London,...

/ January 21, 2011

10 things never to say to your boss

No.10 “Impossible – that can’t be done.” This is the kind of shortsighted thinking no boss wants to hear about. It suggests both indifference and a lack of effort. Unless you follow it up with a solution or an alternative,...

/ December 27, 2010

How to build your personal brand

It can be tough to pinpoint exactly what the term "personal brand" means, especially when it's loosely used to describe everything from professional image, to manner of dress, to online reputation. While this broad definition may make the term seem...

/ December 3, 2010