(Note: This is based on one of the prompts from Robert S. Kaplan’s book What You’re Really Meant to Do.) There have been countless times in my career where I’ve been in the position to offer my guidance, advice, counsel or recommendations. Sometimes that’s been to a client, sometimes it’s been to a supervisor in … Continue reading How Can I Better Provide Support and Counsel?
If you’ve spent more than a month in any particular job you’ve been confronted with a situation in which, to one extent or another, you have to play a bit of politics. You have to decide which side of an argument to support, whether or not to trash talk a coworker to someone else or … Continue reading Playing Corporate Politics Has Never Interested Me
(Note: This is based on one of the prompts from Robert S. Kaplan’s book What You’re Really Meant to Do.) The Hootsuite blog recently published a list of the skills they feel are essential, but perhaps go unremarked upon, for social media professionals to have. It’s an interesting list and since it goes along with … Continue reading If I Were Starting Out Now, What Skills Would I Need to Have?