This is the first of three articles devoted to compensation. This one breaks down the key components of a compensation package, ensures you prioritize …
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Summary: When choosing your next company, first determine which stage (pre-product fit, post-product fit, growth, or scale) is the best match. Usually …
Summary: You will have 3-5x more jobs than you might guess you’ll have. This note suggests a longer term view on career so that you view each job as a …
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 fri…