“The workplace doesn’t tolerate slackers anymore.” – Dan Schawbel (Click to Tweet)
The New Rules for Career Success
Average doesn’t cut it anymore. What are the new rules for career success? I talked with Dan Schwabel, author of the new book Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success. It’s available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and other major book retailers.
Dan Schawbel is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He is the author of the #1 international bestselling book, Me 2.0: 4 Steps to Building Your Future, now in 13 languages. Dan is a columnist at both TIME and FORBES, and has been featured in over 1,000 media outlets, such as Wired Magazine, “The Today Show” on NBC, “Street Signs” on CNBC.
In my Smart Talk conversation with Dan Schawbel you’ll hear about:
The new rules for career success
Doing the bare minimum might have gotten you through school, but it won’t cut it in the work place. Dan shares 3 rules for proving you’re more than just a job title.
Why we need new rules for career success
Average is over. Just doing your job won’t get you noticed or promoted. Learn why you need to under promise and over deliver. Find your niche and make yourself stand out.
Hard Skills vs. Soft skills? The winner is . . .
What’s the difference between hard skills and soft skills? Why do CEOs say soft skills matter more? Find out how to develop the important soft skills and use them to promote yourself.
Gen Y vs. Baby Boomers: The real conflict in the workplace
The #1 communication barrier between Generation Y and Baby Boomers is that they don’t speak the same language. Learn how generations can communicate better at work.
Does this apply to my parents?
This is a question from Smart Talk Nation member Tian Hai, currently a student in Bangkok and assistant to Lisa.
Favorite success quote:
Learn From Yesterday, Live For Today, Hope For Tomorrow.
Favorite app /business resource(s):
WSJ “At Work” Blog (http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/)
Daniel Pink: To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
Stephen R. Covey: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Marcus Buckingham: Now, Discover Your Strengths
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