Back to School? Avoid shortcuts that turn into detours.

Written by Cathy Goodwin, Ph.D.

When Janine (a real person, name and details disguised) decided to get a graduate degree, she thought she was making a savvy career move. She signed up for an online program to avoid "sitting through all those classes."

Three years after beginning her program, Janice realizes she should have done more research. "My degree won't get me inrepparttar door. My classmates were already inrepparttar 109404 jobs they wanted -- they just needed a piece of paper.

"And," she continues, "my program lacks national accreditation. I will earn thirty thousand a year less than folks who are eligible for more competitive appointments."

But you finished fast, right? Wrong, says Janine! "We didn't have rigorous research courses and our advisors are all adjuncts who are not committed torepparttar 109405 process. It took me a year to get a topic approved and another two years to write and rewriterepparttar 109406 thesis.

"And finally, I paid a lot of money for online courses, as well as travel to special seminars. In a traditional program, I'd have a tuition waiver and probably a stipend as well. And, when I finished,repparttar 109407 salary differential would compensate forrepparttar 109408 lost salary."

How To Fail Utterly at Handling Individuals and The Public

Written by Larry Bowditch

Handlingrepparttar public individual is a demonstration of effectiveness, competence, mastery and power. Masterful people handling skills falls into that category of almost super-human abilities.

Those who violaterepparttar 109403 use of their power do so inrepparttar 109404 same way that people fail at handlingrepparttar 109405 public. What violatesrepparttar 109406 use of power violatesrepparttar 109407 simplicity of public dissemination and handling of people.

The way to violate power is to be indecisive, to incorrectly answer to whom, what, where, why, or how do you target your power (public).

Not knowing what you really want in life or not going for it sets up a form of unwanted want which causes others to go immobile and become indecisive.

Indecision locks up power therefore, eliminating your indecision andrepparttar 109408 indecision of your client in what he wants, what future is wanted by him, what he would really like to be doing forrepparttar 109409 rest of his life, becomes of vital importance.

The other way to fail is to be interested only in what you want. The client will be uninterested if he even suspects you are using him for your own interests. If you deliver what you promise and help him attain what he wants, then he will push power in your direction to help you attain what you want, and he'll be most happy to do it.

So,repparttar 109410 two basic ways to fail are:



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