Monthly Archives: April 2008

11 High Growth Job Functions in 2008

ExecuNet recently identified the 11 High Growth Job functions for 2008: Executive Job Functions That Corporate Employers Expect Will Create The Most Growth In 2008 Executive Hiring Business Development 14.8% Sales 12.9% Operations Management (including Quality, Supply Chain and Logistics) 12.9% General Management 10.3% Finance 9.1% Engineering 9.1% Marketing 8.7% MIS / Information Technology 6.2% Consulting 6.1% Research and Development …

WORK-LIFE BALANCE IS A MYTH

I believe the promise of “work-life balance” is a myth. At least as it’s been conventionally defined, “work life balance” suggests that there is a perfectly balanced state that we can achieve, if only we were “better” time managers, or more efficient, or able to say NO more. And, while it may be true that we could improve in the …

TIME IS OUR MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE

One of the ways we really limit ourselves is by viewing time as “free”. The truth is, time is our most valuable resource. Yes, I hear you thinking –yah, yah, yah, time is money– but that’s not what I mean at all. Let me ask you–When you reach the end of your life, do you think you’ll say “I wish …