What Shia LaBeouf can Teach You About Your Dream Job


If you haven’t seen the absolutely insane viral video of Shia LaBeouf standing in front of a green screen shouting at you to “Just do it!” like some coked-out Nike spokesperson, this article isn’t going to make a lot of sense, so I recommend you go watch it now.

Click here to see the video…DO IT!

Okay, now that we’re on the same page, let’s begin…

In my first “real” job, as a financial analyst, I [Read More…]

5 Secrets for Starting a Successful Business


I spend a lot of time covering the deep psychology of how to find a job, but today, I wanted to do something a little bit different.  I wanted to share with you how you can start your OWN BUSINESS.

This has to be one of the most common questions I get.  From CFOs to entry-level employees, everyone dreams of the freedom of starting “the next big thing.”  We all want to do it, [Read More…]

Why you SHOULD Use Times New Roman on Résumés


In the past few days you it seems can’t go anywhere without hearing how “Times New Roman is the worst font for résumés” or how it’s akin to “wearing sweatpants to an interview.”

I’m here today to say that is just plain WRONG.

The trouble all started when Bloomberg posted a piece asking typography experts about the best and worst fonts to use on résumés.  And this is what the search results have looked [Read More…]

Why you NEED a 5 Page Résumé


“You MUST keep your résumé to 1 page…unless you’re going for an executive level position.”

It’s advice people hear so often that they don’t even question it.  They work themselves ragged for days or weeks at a time, tweaking and trimming, shifting margins by a fraction of an inch, and adjusting their word choice to choose shorter words when they find that a single word has snuck onto the next line.

It’s also complete and utter [Read More…]

Ask a Career Coach #1 Replay

A few weeks back I tried something new, I did a 1-Hour long, live Q&A online where I took YOUR burning career questions.

For those who missed it, I’ve embedded it above so you can check it out and see what I have to say about everything from Internships to Promotions and more.

I’ll be doing more of these in the future, so feel free to submit any business or career questions you [Read More…]

Destroy Your Business for Fun and Profit


“I don’t like you in the same way as you like me”

“I think maybe we should see other people”

“It’s not you, it’s me”

We have plenty of language for breaking off a relationship when we realize it just isn’t working out, but what about when our business isn’t working out?

At some point, every entrepreneur will be confronted with the thought that his business just isn’t working out.  Most friends [Read More…]