In a conversation with one of Xavier University mentees on the topic of job searching at some point I remember saying, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know… and who knows you.”
This past school year I volunteer to be a mentor to two Xavier students. During our conversations I dispel many myths about job hunting. One myth is about the 1-page resume. No offense to college career advisers, book authors on the subject and new recruiters, but there is nothing more …
In the book, Lessons From the Top: The Search for America’s Best Business Leaders, Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, made the following observation:
The formula for success is certainly not new:
Innovation +Optimization + Capital =Sustainable Growth
It has been stated and practiced by business experts and industry leaders for time and time again. Why then, do companies fall short or struggle?
We can write about business success, however we need to learn from business failure. Once I mentioned at a business forum that I study “failure”. The look I received was of shock and puzzlement. Why …