Did you ever do something stupid and come to regret it? Acting, without thinking, can destroy your career. In fact, there are countless examples of people who threw away promising careers due to reckless behavior. Will you be added to the list? Consider this a fair warning. Here are 15 simple ways to destroy your… [Read More]
Thanks So Much!
I’d like to give a shout-out to all the folks who read, comment, and share my blog posts each day. Thanks so much! FrankSonnenbergOnline has attracted just over 5 million readers and was recently named one of the “Top Self-Improvement and Personal Development Blogs” in the world. In addition, I have been contacted by parents,… [Read More]
May the Best Person Win
What do you look for in a job candidate? I’ve hired a lot of people in my career. There are three qualities that I look for: relevant qualifications, strength of moral character, and someone who has a proven track record. In fact, I can narrow down the factors to two because if an applicant has… [Read More]
Do You Have a Strong Work Ethic?
Do you know folks who work long hours, but get little done? They spend more time complaining about their workload than actually doing their job. And when they’re not whining or complaining about their organization, they’re gossiping or criticizing what other people do (ugh). I’m sure you know these folks, and I do too. They… [Read More]
How to Earn Credibility
What’s Your Personal Brand Worth?
It’s a brand-new world. In the past, employees remained with their employers for life. Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics cites that full-time employees will average 11.7 jobs from ages 18 to 48. Additionally, some folks act as free agents who do project work for any organization willing to retain their services. For that reason,… [Read More]
Don’t Quit. Show Some Grit.
Over the course of your lifetime, you’ll be faced with situations that’ll test your will, challenge your determination, and define your character. Yet, even though your personal limits may be challenged, quitting shouldn’t be an option. The key is to show some grit and face the situation head-on. Of course, that’s easier said than done… [Read More]