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Your Exit Strategy

26 March, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Entrepreneurs, and the investors who support them, will tell you that a key to success is to have an exit strategy.  It may be five, 10 or 20 years out but no one works or lives forever.  The exit plan is the strategy to capitalize on the hard work and success of the business. In […] Read more»

Lost Your Job + A Limited Network = Oops!

25 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
When you have a job that you think is secure, building a network using social media or more traditional methods seems like a waste of time to a surprising number of managers and directors.  Their response to the obvious question of, “Why not?” typically is either dismissive or apologetic.  The dismissive can be a bit […] Read more»

It’s Up To You

9 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Over the past 20 years I have spent much time with early careerists, hundreds of freshly minted graduate school would-be senior executives.  They all think they know where they are going, but clearly, the vast majority do not know how to get there.  So they ask for help with their resume, career management strategy, or […] Read more»