While January 1 has long been the popular time to set resolutions and goals, there may be another contender for best goal-setting season: September. As summer draws to a close and the school year gets into full swing, the ninth month of the year is full of promise.
Kristin Muhlner is the CEO of NewBrand Analytics, which helps companies monitor social media chatter about them. She also has mastered the art of saying no, resolutely refusing to become overextended in all corners of her life. Fast Company caught up with Muhlner to learn how to wiggle out of networking, email, and even—gasp!—charitable work.
At age 25, I began planning my exit strategy to leave a lucrative career in sales to become an entrepreneur and pursue my passion: empowering people to maximize their potential and make significant improvements to their results.
And since we are such a visually driven culture (studies show that you can convey more information faster with pictures than you can with words), it's not surprising that some job seekers are considering turning their resumes into infographics.
Crushed knees. Cramped elbows. No room to move. And no food for you! Flying economy class these skimpy days ranks right up there with a root canal without novacaine. Why would you pack yourself in like a sardine if you don’t have to?
As a teenager in the 1960s, Rita Goldberg was a favorite to make the British Olympic swim team when an injury ended her career. She drifted away from the pool and eventually started a family in Manchester.