The Resume “Objective” is Dead

The Resume “Objective” is Dead How to Write a Career Mission Statement Instead   Remember when you were instructed to put an “Objective” statement on your resume? That statement was typically a flowery wish list, embellished with four syllable words and focused on what you want. The problem with objectives, aside from the flowery embellishment,…

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Managing Up, The Ninja Way

Managing Up, The Ninja Way The Leadership Curve, Part 3   This week I would like to talk further about what happens when you stop trying to change your boss. Some of the most significant breakthroughs my coaching clients have experienced have come through the recognition that the only person you can change is YOU.…

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Stop Trying to Change Your Boss

Stop Trying to Change Your Boss The Leadership Curve, Part 2   “If only I could convince our CEO and executive team to broaden the risk parameters of our company’s private equity portfolio. There’s so many more deals I could originate,” Greg complained. “If only my boss would communicate better about our team’s goals. She…

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