There were so many magical moments to come out of the Chicago Cubs winning The World Series for the first time in 108 years, but one of the hidden gems of the evening that resonated for me came during Manager Joe Maddon’s post-game press conference. Essentially, Maddon said that now that the Cubs had achieved everything and were standing at the top of the mountain, they could strip away so many of the things that have been a burden to the organization – of course, he was talk
If you’re familiar at all with the tale of Don Quixote, you’ve probably heard that it’s a story in which the main character attacks windmills, imagining they are giants. Since that famous story, many people have invented their own kinds of adversaries at work, relentlessly attacking the environment and hoping that somehow, someday, their job is going to expand and change in dramatic fashion. And when it does, they’ll be awash in fulfillment like they never experienced before.
When you’re interviewing for a new position, you can’t be afraid to stand up for what you deserve. That said, there are some real curveballs that you can receive from an interviewer, usually pertaining to salary. If you’re not as prepared for this portion of the interview, you can feel a bit flustered, lose confidence and slide out of the room feeling defeated. Let’s arm you with some strong strategies for this segment of the interview so you can prepare appropriately. 1. Piv