Monthly Archives: April 2016

How to keep your networks alive without seeming pushy

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”- African Proverb In a few of my past columns I’ve been highlighting what I call the three P’s of a successful impact career: purpose, potential and finally, people. I’ve saved the best and most important P for last. After all, I’m a strong believer that you can’t get anywhere worth going, alone. Relationships are your facilitators to personal growth. They are the mirror that

Strategically use these 9 sustainability job boards

As most of my clients will tell you, one of my first pieces of advice for job-seekers is that jobs boards are a waste of your time. Odds are that you will not find and land your dream role through a jobs board, especially since over 50 percent of open roles are never even posted publicly. That being said, jobs boards can serve a useful purpose. They are a great way to scan the market and find out what types

Release your potential and realize your purpose

In a previous post, I argued the merits of being a purpose-driven worker and outlined how to frame your purpose into a statement to find clarity in your life’s mission. This may have left you armed with your freshly minted purpose statement, but wondering what to do next. The next step is to convert your unique potential into actions in order to realize that purpose. I see time and again the fear of failure holding back most of us from