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Adopt a Growth Mindset to Forge a Prosperous Career

In her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Stanford professor Dr. Carol Dweck discusses the dichotomy of the growth and fixed mindsets in relation to learning, and explains that people with a growth mindset believe they can accomplish something…

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6 Ways to Network “Pandemic-Style”

Networking is one of the most important activities professionals can engage in if they want to proactively manage their careers. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges to this activity, and the biggest is also the most obvious: group gatherings have…

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Propel Your Career with the Informational Interview 2.0 Podcast

What communication tools, skills, and tactics can help propel your career growth, spark innovation, and increase your marketability—especially in today’s turbulent economy? In response to this question, I’m excited to announce my new podcast, Informational Interview 2.0, with Kevin Anselmo,…

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Ace Your One-Way Video Interview

Congratulations! You just received notification that you’ve been invited to interview for your dream job! This exciting news is quickly followed by detailed instructions for your interview—how to log in, record your answers with your webcam, and then submit them…

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Vital Tips for a Successful Video Interview

Video interviews—interviews occurring while using live video conferencing software—are increasingly common for many reasons: ease of use, preference over phone interviews, cost effectiveness, and the ubiquity of the software, to name a few. Because of these reasons, it’s imperative that…

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Non-Traditional Continuing Education to Keep You Sharp

Continuing education keeps professionals sharp and relevant in their respective fields. Even the most seasoned professionals can benefit from continuing education: it provides the opportunity to make new connections, gain new perspectives, stay on top of trends, set an example by taking initiative for growth, and deepen knowledge and expertise.
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Editing Techniques for Leaner, More Powerful Writing

“Rewriting is where the game is won or lost; rewriting is the essence of writing.” These are the words of famous American writer and journalist William Zinsser in On Writing Well, a resource familiar to the majority of professional writers. Now, I’m not suggesting you repeatedly rewrite a simple email to ask a colleague to lunch.
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