Today, I received an inquiry from a former colleague. Here’s what he wanted to know… “Ned was buying a dark blue suit recently, and the place where he bought it said it’s a faux pas to wear black dress shoes … Continued
Monthly Archives: July 2012
WHAT THE LATE MIKE WALLACE CAN TEACH US ABOUT PERSONAL BRANDING A few weeks ago I watched a rebroadcast of the 60 Minutes Farewell Tribute to Mike Wallace. Twelve minutes and six seconds into the show, I jumped up and … Continued
One of our loyal newsletter subscribers asked the following question: “What is professional business etiquette when using shorthand for emailing from a smartphone? Others who use a smartphone likely enjoy the efficiency of using common abbreviations to quickly send and … Continued
Here lately it seems that friends, family members and even social and professional acquaintances want to offer their unsolicited opinion as to who they think I should vote for in the upcoming election. It is my personal preference not to … Continued
The Indianapolis Star interviewed Starla for its article entitled, “Life after lay-off.” This article appeared in the Career Builder section on July 8, 2012. Click on the photo to the right to read this article.
Last week, as I visited with a group of individuals in career transition, I explained it is human nature to crave social interaction – especially interaction that makes us feel good about ourselves. Therefore, one of the keys to boosting our … Continued