Being Your Own Worst Critic: FINAL Post - Allocating Attention

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Being Your Own Worst Critic: FINAL Post - Allocating Attention

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Most of us are used to focusing on externally oriented attention. It is simpler and more straightforward to focus on something outside of ourselves, such as work, television, a significant other, children, or almost anything that engages our senses. Our internal world is far more complicated, with a varied landscape [...]

Established Manufacturer of Architectural Building Materials Seeks Product Manager

Monday, January 14th, 2019

The Product Manager will have overall responsibility for the North American product life-cycle of a specific product category, which totals $250M in revenue. Management of the product portfolio with the objective of maximizing the company’s competitive positioning relative to competition as well as the profitability of the company’s products. This [...]

Being Your Own Worst Critic: Post 7 - The Problem

Friday, January 11th, 2019

The next question: What holds us back from taking action on the change needed to improve ourselves? In other words, why do 98% of New Year’s Resolutions fail? It’s simple: the rewards of these changes are in the future, when the discomfort and discipline are right here and right now. [...]

Leading Manufacturer in Building Products Seeks Product Manager

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

The Product Manager works to develop new products to drive the future of the Security Products segment of the business in this dynamic role.
The position can be based remotely, preferably in the Southeast. Travel is 50% of the position to include a presence at trade shows and visits to Southeast [...]

Happy Belated Birthday, Jessica Albert!

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Division of Multi-Billion $ Fortune 500 Seeks Sales Engineer

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

The Sales Engineer will primarily be responsible for promoting and educating their customer base on technology from their largest provider of control networks, PLC’s and Servo’s. This position will work in coordination with the company’s sales force and business partners to provide technical expertise, sales presentations and product demonstrations and [...]

Being Your Own Worst Critic: Post 6 - Rationalizing Failure (continued)

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Rationalization is the use of feeble but seemingly plausible arguments either to justify something that is difficult to accept or to make it seem ‘not so bad after all’. We do this because it’s hard to accept the reality: if you want to succeed in any endeavor worth pursing, you [...]

Being Your Own Worst Critic: Post 5 - Rationalizing Failure

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Most would agree that the things worth having and achieving in life do not come easy. When the going gets tough, we have a tendency to rationalize why we are not succeeding in our pursuits:
“I don’t have enough time.”
“It just wasn’t in the cards.”
“I decided it wasn’t really what I [...]

Leader in Building Product Manufacturing Seeks Business Manager

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

This sales leader role is a hybrid position will function as a General Manager and a Product Manager. Specific responsibilities include full strategic responsibility for the business unit to include leading a team, P&L management, budgeting, inventory management, sales forecasting and overall growth. This highly autonomous position with executive level [...]

Being Your Own Worst Critic: Post 4 - The Questions (continued)

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

• If I were to die tomorrow, what would be my biggest regret?
• What limiting beliefs am I holding on to? Are they helping me achieve my goals, or holding me back?
• What bad habits do I want to break? How?
• What good habits do I want to cultivate? How?
• [...]