Beg, Borrow or Steal. Idea Theft

Beg, Borrow or Steal. Idea Theft

Image: Thief by safe-t A few weeks ago, a PhD student called to ask for my advice. A work colleague had lifted phrases and quotes from her dissertation, posting them to her website without citing the source. I read through the dissertation as well as the...

You Can’t Stand Out If You Don’t Stand Up

My recent webinar on political savvy at the Wirl Summit reminded me of the many excuses we make: not talking about what we do; not connecting with our network; or not thinking about our next career move. We all need to stand out. Not in a big way. Not shouting from...

No Time For Politics…

A senior human resource manager running down the hallway huffed, “I don’t have time for politics. If this is the way things work – I’m outta here.”  Frustrated and upset, this manager had been passed over time and time again for a bigger role....

Political Savvy – not hard to master

Savvy is a critical leadership skill and becoming politically savvy is not difficult.  The only requirement is a willingness to step outside your comfort zone and confront fears that may be deeply entrenched (or hidden) and no longer recognized for what they are. ...

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