Archive for 'Career Coaching'
Posted on23. Mar, 2017 by John Lynn.
You hired them for their strengths. Why focus on their weaknesses? – Dr. Travis Bradberry Are you this type of boss? Have you had this type of boss? It’s never fun when the leader of your organization spends so much time on your weaknesses and never spends any time on your strengths. If you’re this […]
Posted on21. Mar, 2017 by John Lynn.
An organization’s mindset is a really powerful thing that can determine the success or failure of your company. It also can determine the type and quality of the people you’ll recruit to your company. That’s why shifting your mindset can be an extremely powerful thing to your business. I saw this graphic which illustrates some […]
Posted on15. Mar, 2017 by John Lynn.
I always love a good story. In this case, it was an experience that was shared on LinkedIn about a candidate who showed up late to the interview. Here it is: Had an interviewee show up 30 minutes late for an interview today. He did not attempt to contact us to say he would be […]
Posted on07. Mar, 2017 by John Lynn.
I’ve been helping a couple friends through the job search process recently. One of them jokingly calls me coach which I flatly deny that I’m a coach, but still love that she calls me it. The lesson I’ve learned is that searching for a job is hard. I think many of us take this for […]
Posted on14. Feb, 2017 by John Lynn.
Finding and keeping the right people on the bus is the key to any successful business. Employees are at the core of what makes company’s successful and retaining your best employees are key. What then influences an employee to stay with a company. Here’s a list of some of the top reasons employees stay: My […]
Posted on09. Feb, 2017 by John Lynn.
As a kid growing up, I always thought I wanted to be the CEO. Then, as I got older I decided that maybe it would be fine to just be the CIO of the company. Technology was a passion of mine and so it made since that I only dealt with technology and not a […]
Posted on07. Feb, 2017 by John Lynn.
It’s always interesting to read lists of career lessons. As they say hindsight is 20/20 and so these career lessons come with that advantage. These 10 career lessons come from a LinkedIn post by Bernard Marr. Here’s his list of 10 lessons: Life is short. Social networks matter. Sacrificing your health for success or wealth […]
Posted on19. Jan, 2017 by John Lynn.
I’m always fascinated by the discussion of trying to figure out if you want to follow your passion or earning potential in your career. This is not an easy choice and we all struggle with it in varying degrees. The real challenge it seems for many is that there’s not good alignment between passion and […]
Posted on05. Jan, 2017 by John Lynn.
I was browsing through my LinkedIn feed today (which is a topic worthy of discussion another day) and I came across the title of a blog post that asserts that you should leave the office on time every day. Here’s the image that asserts this and then gives seven reasons why you should leave the […]
Posted on22. Dec, 2016 by John Lynn.
As we wrote about previously, we were lucky to hear from Amy Cuddy at the CHIME CIO Fall Forum. During her talk she made this incredible comment which was captured in a tweet by Jonathan Fritz: Warmth mistakes are costlier, more difficult to recover from than competence @amyjccuddy @CIOCHIME #CHIME16 #healthcare #HIT — Jonathan Fritz […]
Posted on13. Dec, 2016 by John Lynn.
Shane Rodgers wrote this great article on LinkedIn offering himself the career advice he wished he’d had at 25. I like the idea of thinking at 50 what kind of advice you’d have given yourself at 25. Turns out that Shane’s advice is really good career advice. Here’s his list of 16 pieces of advice: […]