Short and clear
Dont wear out the intro email
Show you have done your homework
Executive recruiter referral trick
Give way out
How to Be an Expert in a Changing World.
The first step is to have an explicit belief in change
Change that matters usually comes from an unforeseen quarter
You have to be disciplined about not letting your hypotheses harden into anything more
Startup investors have extraordinary incentives for correcting obsolete beliefs.
Betting on people over ideas: Good new ideas come from earnest, energetic, independent-minded people.
How to Define Your Personal Brand – Attorney at Work – Attorney at Work.
A well-defined and developed brand lets people know who you are and what you’re good at. They’ll know your strengths, the value you provide and the types of situations you’re uniquely qualified to assist with
For a personal brand to be effective, it must be authentic, unique and bold. And it must grow and progress as you do in your life and career.
Ask them about what they have seen and understood. Ask them to share what the view looks like from where they sit. Ask them for perspective on what it takes to do the things you want to do.
via Don’t ask for career advice | Sasha Dichter’s Blog.
Performance Reviews Are Bad for Learning – The Performance Improvement Blog.
Rather than doing performance reviews because that’s what you’ve always done, or because that’s what most other organizations do, or because you’re afraid of losing control, make frequent contacts between managers and their direct reports the source of feedback. Encourage them to learn together from their successes and from their failures. Make performance improvement an ongoing process, not an annual event