6 Key ‘Must Haves’ Of Career Success

6 Key ‘Must Haves’ Of Career Success By Theodore Henderson “The Wisdom Man” “Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it.” -Katharine Whitehorn Exactly what do companies look for in prospective employees? That is a question I see from time to time in career discussion forums online. Naturally, for each function or position, the particular res

The Critical Success Ingredient Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

The Critical Success Ingredient: Develop Your Emotional Intelligence By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man “...emotional intelligence accounts for 80 percent of career success.” ― Daniel Goleman The Key Elements to Developing Your Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence (EI) is the capability to understand feelings and perceptions, be it recognizing them in yourself or in those who surround you. The degree of your emotional intelligence will likewise dictate your capability t

Boost Your Productivity By Prioritizing With “To Do Lists”

Boost Your Productivity By Prioritizing With “To Do Lists” By Theodore "The Wisdom Man" Henderson “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." -” ― Michael Altshuler Do you commonly feel overwhelmed by the amount of work you need to do? Do you deal with a continuous barrage of looming due dates and deadlines? Do you often forget to do something essentia

Leadership – Why Successful Individuals Aren’t Consistently Effective Leaders

Leadership - Why Successful Individuals Aren't Consistently Effective Leaders By Theodore Henderson “The Wisdom Man” “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” —Jack Welch Lots of people think that if a person achieves success it is due to having excellent leadership skills. Oth

Choosing The Right Business To Live Your Dream

Choosing The Right Business To Live Your Dream By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man “I chose to be an entrepreneur because I wanted to either make something or make an impact.” – Theodore Henderson As a business owner I understand how beginning a company will be difficult. It can be incredibly gratifying if you go about it with a proper plan and vision.  However par

10 Smart Tips For Holiday Networking Success

10 Smart Tips For Holiday Networking Success By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man  www.TheodoreHenderson.com 1 Get Your Head into the Holiday Spirit I belong to a networking group, as you should, and for Christmas and New Years, as well as most of the holiday season starting in November I may wear a tacky silly tie that communicates the holiday spirit. Have some fun – do it! It draws focus to you, leads to great conversations, more connections, and shows the sense of humor you may

10 Recommended Strategies for Compensation Negotiation

10 Recommended Strategies for Compensation Negotiation By Theodore “The Wisdom Man” Henderson Best Selling Author, Certified Career Business Adviser, Entrepreneur - - Money is not the only issue but certainly the most critical financial matter in the entire hiring process. Compensation negotiation frequently causes stress and anxiety for both the worker and company. Listed here are 7 ways to make the process of negotiation run smoother with less stress. 1) Do your homework: Before the

7 Ways Twitter Use Boosts Your Career

7 Ways Twitter Use Boosts Your Career By Theodore “The Wisdom Man” Henderson Best Selling Author, Certified Career Business Adviser, Entrepreneur @Theohenderson  Graphic from www.mediabistro.com I’m a big proponent of LinkedIn as a professional social media site, but just as any good professional entertainment promoter will tell you there is no best way to fill seats or get eyeballs.  You have to use the best tools at your disposal because you never know what may be the bes

When Your Job is Your Job Search

When Your Job is Your Job Search By Theodore "The Wisdom Man" Henderson Best Selling Author, Certified Career Business Adviser, Entrepreneur Common Sense Job Hunting Tips Are you a new college graduate and planning to look for a job? Perhaps you recently quit your job and are looking for a better situation? Are you out of work and have little experience or knowledge regarding ways to get another job? Whatever your situation may be, it would be to your advantage to study

Professional Certifications Push Careers Forward

Professional Certifications Push Careers Forward By Theodore “The Wisdom Man” Henderson Best Selling Author, Certified Career Business Adviser During the good times you can get away with a so-so work search or career strategy.  However times are rarely so good that so-so is a consistent winner. What's your job strategy? What is your job search strategy?  What is your career management strategy?  One tactic would be to switch industries. You could end up working harder and making le