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Being fired over the phone?? It happens more than you think. Is it a good idea?

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz speaks at the Web 2.0 Summit Yahoo! Abruptly fired chief executive Carol Bartzon, Tuesday, September 7, 2011, ousting the most prominent female CEO in Silicon Valley. No

Even in Hollywood, performance can go just so far! Personal Branding is key:-)

Performance impacts your personal brand! Most of us think that performance is everything to your career. Sure, you have to perform to keep your job, but what distinguishes you from

What is the best way to start a conversation besides making a statement about the weather?

Using an ice-breaker to start a conversation is sometimes more difficult than the conversation itself. Whether it is a networking event or meeting someone in a restaurant where there is

I just had an interview. Because of today’s technology, should I send a thank you note via email instead of a handwritten note card via snail mail? I am confused, please help!

You should send a thank you letter or note within 24 hours. The purpose is not only to thank them for their time, but to reiterate why you are the

I travel a great deal with my boss. I am a sales rep and the President of our company rode along with us on one occasion. I sat in the front as usual and my boss drove. I was told that I should have sat in the back seat, is this true?

Absolutely!! You are the junior in this case. Putting the President of your company in the back seat was a sign of disrespect. You should always defer to your seniors.