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Zombie – a will-less and speechless human held to have died and supernaturally reanimated   Career Zombie – a will-less and speechless human held to have died on the job and marginally reanimated   So what’s the difference in the two? The first makes for good television. The second...

  Want a thriving career? One that will withstand organizational restructures, mergers, acquisitions, and all the other landmines that can complicate?   Here’s a hard-earned lesson for a great many – but one you can apply today.   Whether you are six months into your first job – or ten...

Today thousands of Americans will go to work – most of them will start a job.   A few will grow that job into a career.   A job means that If I do my work then someone will pay me.   A career means that if I do...

The following is excerpted from The Compass Solution: A Guide to Winning Your Career.  This is the definitive manual for navigating the greatest investment of our lives - our careers. Now available on Amazon.   “A leader is admired, a boss is feared.” – Vincente Del Bosque Live...

Average cost of a theater ticket - $8.64 Average cost of a box of popcorn $4,75 Average cost of a medium soda $5.50 The average person will spend the above up to a dozen times per year. But never invest one dime in themselves. They will remain average. It’s YOUR career....

  A number of years back – as my company braced for a coming downsizing – I joined a large group of fellow employees for a major meeting. Not surprisingly, the topic that dominated every side conversation that week had little to do with the task...

  I stumbled into a career a long time ago – relatively ill prepared but anxious to learn. I had no real plan – certainly no strategy.   My goals were equally unsophisticated.   Work hard – make some money. Oh, and there was a company car thrown in too…a...

  A few years back I sat down with a tenured employee to discuss his career – and his goals for the future. He was frustrated by the lack of opportunity – at the time – with our company and wanted to know if he should consider...

Reminded again where the foundation of truly outstanding companies comes from. Now on twitter – please follow me @officialtimcole...