July 2015

E-mail or Snail Mail?

Executives who attend my seminars on interviewing, business writing, and sales strategies frequently ask this question: Is it best to send follow-up letters by e-mail or snail mail? If you’ve ever asked this question to…


How Do I Change My Behavior?

Your behavior on the job or during your search is either effective or it’s not. If you’re getting the results you want, there’s no need to ask yourself, “How do I change my behavior?” But…




What if I Lose My job?

If your company is downsizing and you’re worried that you could be hit anytime, you had better be prepared by getting your job search started. Even without the thought, “what if I lose my job?”…


How to Start an Interview

You can get people to accept your ideas at interviews when you start an interview by stating the purpose of the meeting and its value to your listener. An example of how to begin an…



How to sign-off an e-mail

You’ve observed all kinds of ways to end an e-mail from “cheers,” and “ciao,” to “speak soon,” “see ya later,” and “hugs.” It’s okay to end an e-mail in cutesy ways to your family, friends,…


How to Get Things Done

How to get things done begins in your mind. The minute you decide to act as if the thing you want to get done has been accomplished, you become a winner at work and in…


How to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

I wrote my ass off each day for two years while earning a Master’s in Journalism at NYU. After all, journalism school is all about writing. As a result, my creative juices were flowing. Overtime….