How not to blow a favor

How NOT to Blow a Favor

If you thought my last blog post was potentially inappropriate, then this post is NOT for you. I’m serious. It’s guaranteed 100% inappropriate, but illustrates principles that I teach in class, specifically: how one needs to build a relationship before making a big ask (remember the book Dig Your Well Before You are Thirsty by Harvey McKay?) One of my …

Tweeting blunder

Don’t Let this Kind of Tweeting Blunder Jeopardize Your Next Job

My friend Hannah works in Human Resources at a MAJOR production company and is in charge of hiring interns and assistants for the executives.  One of the big shots at her company gave her the resume of a son of his golfing buddy and told her to interview him. She looked over the resume of Donny and was not impressed. …