The Importance of Developing and Using Emotional Intelligence for Business Success

The Importance of Developing and Using Emotional Intelligence for Business Success  By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man According to a study conducted by the United States Department of Labor, employers are constantly in search of applicants who are capable of listening and communicating properly. The ability to listen and speak when necessary is a vital aspect of emotional intelligence. In

Why People Fail In Business and Career

Why People Fail In Business Career (What You Can Do About It) By Theodore Henderson The Wisdom Man Why is it that some people make it on top of their careers while others fail? Why is it that some entrepreneurs go on to be successful business owners while others fail?  Most employees start their career with high hopes and expectations, but in the long run, they b

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

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

6 Job Search Tips for College Grads

6 Job Search Tips for College Grads By Theodore "The Wisdom Man" Henderson Best Selling Author, Certified Business Career Adviser     Unfortunately recruiters and interviewers can be biased against recent college grads, which can turn the joy of graduation into a nightmare of insecure job-search.  You spend four or more years studying, and perhaps going into debt, then the reality of a frustrating job search can derail your enthusiasm and self-confidence. Before the malaise sets in l

Education and Your Great Career

Education and Your Great Career By Theodore “The Wisdom Man” Henderson Best Selling Author - Certified Career Business Consultant To prosper at work and in your career you will need two key ingredients: a career development plan and a supportive education to satisfy the needs of the evolving work world. A good career development plan benefits both you and the company you work for.  It enables you to identify strategies and action steps to ensure you will achieve your goal.  Yo

Online Brand Building Tips for Job Seekers

3 Key Tips for Job Seekers to Build a Powerful Online Brand by Theodore “The Wisdom Man” Henderson Best Selling Author and Speaker   If you have not created a professional brand both “online and offline” for yourself you are missing an opportunity to be seen as an expert.  Having an image of expertise sets you up for a better job and entrepreneurial opportunities.  Potential employers will be more prone to see you as one of the best and not the rest. Following are three key ele