How To Avoid Being Considered Overqualified For A Job

By Donald Hatter

Have you ever been told that you were overqualified for a job or position that you really wanted? If so, there are a few things you should be aware of in order to avoid that situation in the future.There is a belief in the business world that hiring an overqualified employee is not good practice. The assumption is that someone overqualified is more likely to be or become dissatisfied, which wi

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Want People To Perceive You As Valuable? Start With How You Message Them

By Donald Hatter

Almost every business professional I know can name at least one employee whom they perceive adds little value to achieving company vision and/or team goals. I am referring to that person whose emails you ignore, whose phone calls you send to voicemail, and whose meetings you avoid.Whether that perception is right or wrong, it's usually because that person has a history of delivering non-va

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Want To Increase The Perception Of Your Value? Exceed Expectations

By Donald Hatter

We all know every employee has responsibilities they must perform a certain way — it's what you get paid to do. Going into a job, these responsibilities are straightforward and clear because you talk about them in great detail during the interview process. In addition to your responsibilities, you may also have goals, which should be clear as well. But despite having an understanding of

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Learn How To Quantify Your Impact To Stand Out In Your Company

By Donald Hatter

More than providing a good or service, companies are in the business of making money. For that reason, companies have budgets and financial statements that are continuously monitored. Since payroll is such a large expense for most companies, conversations are ongoing about who to keep, who to hire and who to let go. Finding a way to show how you positively impact the financial statements of your c

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Why It's Which Prospects You Speak To -- Not How Many -- That Matters

By Donald Hatter

The expression, “sales is a numbers game,” is one that sales leaders use all the time.Whether you are an entrepreneur, sales executive, or are involved in other ways with generating revenue for the company, you are probably familiar with that saying. The idea is that the more prospects you interact with, the more successful you will be. So, in other words, increased activity leads

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The Business Lesson I Learned Fighting (And Beating) A MiG-29

By Ed Rush

The Business Lesson I Learned Fighting (And Beating) A MiG-29“Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold — but so does a hard-boiled egg.” – AnonymousThe hands-down, number one dream of a lifetime for any F-18 fighter pilot is to fight against Russian-made MiG aircraft. And the only thing better than fighting

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16 Rules To Change The World

By Ed Rush

16 Rules To Change The WorldHere is something I wrote as a set of rules for myself. I thought it might be useful, if for nothing else, just to show you a new way of thinking. My recommendation is to print out a copy and post it somewhere prominent. You can find a PDF version on my website at www.EdRush.com/Bonus.Most people aren’t keen on rules. That’s because most rules t

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The Sprint And Rest Secret To Getting Anything (Everything) Done

By Ed Rush

The “Sprint And Rest” Secret To Getting Anything (Everything) DoneLet’s get right to the point.You have access to the most powerful book on the Planet. (I am biased but it doesn’t mean I’m not right :0 ). So if you have the 21 Day Miracle book (and you should) then by now, you should have launched your own 21 Day Miracle, changed yourself

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Into The Darkness And Back Again: The Business Lessons I Learned From Landing On An Aircraft Carrier At Night

By Ed Rush

Into The Darkness And Back Again: The Business Lessons I Learned From Landing On An Aircraft Carrier At NightThe whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.” – AnonymousThey call it “comfort time.” I am not sure who came up with that definition, but in my humble opinion, it was anything but comfortable.You see, there is a time in every

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Egg Salad Sandwich

By Greg Pattison

How trying an Egg Salad Sandwich led me to Empower People to DO|LEARN|BECOME MORE. By Greg Pattison I am in the break area of a silicon-valley based tech company analyzing some quick lunch options in the cooler. Asian Sesame Ginger Wrap, Open-Faced Prosciutto Parma Sandwich, Seared Spicy Tuna Roll, and an Egg Salad Sandwich. This is not your typical offering to say the least. This

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