Monthly Archives: November 2010

How your job search is like climbing Mount Everest

  Many of you will see this title and say “If getting a job is like climbing the highest mountain on the planet, I’ll never get there.”  That philosophy is not my intent and I suspect you will understand my … Continue reading

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LinkedIn CEO On Why We Need More Than Facebook: Keg Stands

Today at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner took the stage to talk with host John Battelle. One question was about why we need LinkedIn in a world increasingly run by Facebook? Weiner had a … Continue reading

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What makes you happy? There’s an iPhone app for that – CSMonitor.com

  For the sake of your own happiness, don’t let your mind wander while reading this article. Setting the mind adrift from the here and now may lead to a worse mood regardless of whether the daydreams or thoughts are … Continue reading

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The top words and phrases of 2010 – The world felt ‘anger and rage,’ and some of that was directed at BP – CSMonitor.com

The Global Language Monitor, a language analytics company based in Texas, tracks language trends around the world. One of its projects is an annual list of the year’s most buzzed-about words, phrases, and people, which provides a good snapshot of … Continue reading

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Bridgestone’s Bandag truck-tire unit moving to Nashville | tennessean.com | The Tennessean

  Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas Inc. said Tuesday that it would move the headquarters of its Bandag commercial retread-tire unit to Nashville from Muscatine, Iowa, by next summer in a move to cut costs and restructure operations.     In conjunction … Continue reading

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Tennessee Valley Corridor Fall Partnership event at UAH

  I’ll be attending the Tennessee Valley Corridor Fall Partnership Event in Huntsville, AL at UAH on November 21-22, 2010. This is always a great event and I encourage you to take a look.     via Other Events.   … Continue reading

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Leadership Essentials

What is a leader?  How does one become a leader? These are common questions, but my approach in this short brief will focus more on some of the core competencies that leaders need to possess. I designed and delivered a … Continue reading

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