1) Entrepreneurship Tip Sheet
Many people dream of opening their own business. For some, it is a way to gain control over their time. For others, it is a way to make some "real" money. And for another group, it is a way to realize a long-held dream. Whatever the motivation, do you have what it takes? This tip sheet provides nine practical ideas to help reduce the risk when taking the plunge.
2) If it Walks Like a Duck: Ten Tips to getting Promoted at Work
If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it is probably
a duck. It may be a silly expression, but it holds clues about what you need to do to get that promotion - or get that next job. This document suggests specific things that you can do to get yourself up to the next level.
3) Making the most of a mentoring relationship
Mentors play a special role in the career development and advancement of most successful managers. They can provide valuable advice and perspective on many facets of a career, from handling difficult decisions to smoothing the political way when problems occur. They also act as a role model and, at times, a trusted friend. But what about the role of the mentee? This tip sheet provides specific advice on how to make the most of your relationship.
4) Warming up the cold call
To successfully sell yourself (or a product, for that matter), you must develop a relationship with decision makers. And often the first step to doing this is the dreaded - and paralyzing - cold call. Learn practical tips on how to reduce your stress, improve your effectiveness, and make a great first impression.
5) Resume Fibbing
Believe it or not, there are still people who write resumes that contain untruths, exaggerations, omissions, and inappropriate credit-taking. Read this reality check on how employers look at resumes, and what you should do to make sure you're 100% above board.
6) Work-Life Balance doesn't mean giving up work - or life
Why do they call it "work-life balance", when we live complex, busy non-binary lives? By definition, the term assumes that when you have one, you cannot have another. Enter the Personal Balance Sheet, a framework that says otherwise. This resource provides a very basic introduction to Personal Balance Sheet concepts.