In a recent Career Ignition post, Susan Wareham McGrath says she was driven to write about the amount of “grammatical errors and misspellings, I come across regularly on executive career portfolios." She explains that the problem is that if you don’t prepare your career collateral professionally, … [Read more...] about Don’t dumb down your brand with poor grammar
I've written before that meeting with other business owners over a late’ or long black to happily discuss the joys and challenges of business or building a network is one of the rewards of being a business owner. One of the things that also happens is we get busy with life and perhaps we dont … [Read more...] about To return or not to return … that is the question
The 'being my own boss' dream is that we answer only to ourselves, we do what we want when we want, money rolls in and there's time for the personal stuff we want to do. The dream of being my own boss kick starts so many small businesses. I have been my own boss now for over 6 years - before … [Read more...] about Being My Own Boss – The Reality
To read or not to read the fine print! That is the question. Most people choose not to read the fine print. Not that I blame people simply glazing over when they are confronted with those giant blocks of fine print that you have to "accept" in order to move on- most people don't really want to … [Read more...] about Fine Print! You Always Read the Terms and Conditions – don’t you?
As the next generation of the family start out in the business world, one asked “Why should I need to leave my phone in my bag?’. This conversation made me wonder – is it me who is out of touch with business etiquette or has the need to be ‘switched on’ made us too casual with common … [Read more...] about Common Courtesy: Not So Common After All
Along with your personal New Year’s resolutions, did you make any career resolutions for 2012? If you’re suffering from workplace woes, here are five resolutions to help you make your career work for you this year! Continue to read this article at the ABN's website … [Read more...] about 5 Career Resolutions to Banish Your Workplace Woes