Who is talking to you about your career? Who is helping you chart your best path forward professionally? Is it your manager? Your spouse? Your best friends and co-workers? All of the above!? These people want the best for you, but their career advice can be inherently clouded by…
Becoming a great executive requires a set of skills beyond what's needed to be a leader. Executive skills are subtle and can be elusive to managers, de…
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Important tips to help you choose the right next job, especially if it’s your first one. Don’t just optimize for culture, compensation, or manager. Ins…
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Ensure you start a new job successfully by preparing two game plans. One should be a 100-day plan to make a strong first impression, and the other shou…
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Consider “If after 12 months I failed, where did we go wrong?”.  This question is just as valuable when you aren’t looking for a new job as it’s critic…
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Feedback is crucial to career development but you need to take control. Don’t expect others to provide this to you automatically. Pick 2-3 examples eac…
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You should stay at your employer as long as you are growing at a similar rate as the company. Leave if its growth is holding you back. And also leave i…
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Summary: When choosing your next company, first determine which stage (pre-product fit, post-product fit, growth, or scale) is the best match. Usually …
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