My Toughest New Years Resolution: Taking My Own Advice!

My Toughest New Years Resolution: Taking My Own Advice!

  Have you ever noticed that some professionals give great advice which they don’t seem to follow? There are brilliant physicians espousing healthful diets who are obese, esteemed Psychologists with multiple failed marriages, admired spiritual leaders who act selfishly and politicians who lead double lives. Most of us who seek mentors find these inconsistencies unsettling. Is there value in advice if the teacher doesn’t live by his lessons? In my opinion, the lesson is distinct from the teacher’s life. While there are some...

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An Empty Nest Makes It Easy To Focus On Work!

An Empty Nest Makes It Easy To Focus On Work!

Most parents would agree that while having children is great, it’s also the most demanding job of all. Even healthy children require a tremendous amount of time and energy to raise, and caring for children requires constant sacrifices. This isn’t an argument for or against having children but rather a reality check for what goes into managing life once children are in the picture. Bringing up baby to adult translates to countless hours devoted to caring, loving, encouraging, nursing, supporting, educating and disciplining ones kids....

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Successful Interviewees Follow This Advice: Be Authentic!

Successful Interviewees Follow This Advice: Be Authentic!

  Posted on December 21, 2013 by Beth Kuhel  in the Personal Branding blog http://www.personalbrandingblog.com/successful-interviewees-follow-this-advice-be-authentic/ In order to make a good choice for your next job, there’s one thing you must do: Be authentic. But that doesn’t mean you should open up so much that your brains fall out! Authentic candidates are clear, open andcertain about what s/he brings to the table. They know specifically how they could add value to the firm and why they would fit into the culture...

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A Great Personal Brand Can Shape Your Legacy!

A Great Personal Brand Can Shape Your Legacy!

About Beth Kuhel Posted on November 23, 2013 by Beth Kuhel When many people hear the question, “What’s your personal brand?” their hair stands on end. It can sound like you’re implying that a unique individual is reduced to the equivalent of a packaged product. The word “brand” isn’t typically associated with human qualities: Defining your brand requires you to take an objective, impersonal look at yourself to sift out what it is that you offer or what your usefulness is in today’s economy. The question is, how can you...

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Could Your Belief System Affect Your Success?

Could Your Belief System Affect Your Success?

originally posted on Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/beth-kuhel/could-what-you-think-affe_b_4408279.html     Why do certain people achieve success and why do others (with access to the same talent, resources, and abilities) not achieve success? Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk, How Great Leaders Inspire Action? offers an eloquent explanation for why some companies and people succeed when others doing the same thing don’t using what he has coined the “inside out” theory; Sinek’s idea is that...

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