Archive | Brazen Posts RSS feed for this section

Evernote and Mint for Painless Holiday Shopping

Photo: Roger Price This is a post I originally did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Gen-Y professionals. The full post is now available below. Have you been sucked into the Amazon black hole more times than you can count? Futilely stalked store aisles looking for a last-minute gift? Since we all have better ways […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

3 Rarely-Used Mint.com Features That Will Save You Time and Money

Photo: Summer Tomato This is a post I originally did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Gen-Y professionals. The full post is now available below. One of the joys of becoming a young professional is (eventually) making more money. Yet while a bigger paycheck means more freedom, it also means more responsibility. As so many […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

If You Really Want to Make Your Point, Start Stripping

Photo: brh_images This is a post I originally did for Brazen Careerist, a great blog for young professionals. The full post is now available below. Have you ever looked at your cluttered desk or closet and gotten the feeling that you have too much stuff? That all the possessions you own are actually starting to own you? Be […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Are You Ambitious About Your Career… or Delusional?

Photo: Jason Rogers This is a post I originally did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Gen-Y professionals. The full post is now available below. If you paused for a moment before answering, that’s a good sign. It means you’re aiming big enough that even you think you might be crazy. No one ever achieved something great […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

One Meaty Lesson Job Seekers Can Learn From Shark Tank

This is a post I originally did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Gen-Y professionals. The full post is now available below. Confession: I love the show Shark Tank. Love it. I’m way too entertained by all aspects of business and entrepreneurship – and Shark Tank indulges my obsessions brilliantly. While enjoying a lovely Friday night with […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

Why You Should Consider Taking That Sleazy Sales Job

Photo:  Donovan Green This is a post I originally did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Generation Y professionals. The article is now available in its entirety below. Recent college grads often think, “Meh/ugh (or some other whiny noise), I don’t want to do sales.” Either they think a sales job is beneath them, they don’t […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

What Every Employer Desperately Wants: A Problem-Solver

Photo:  clappstar This is an excerpt from post I did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Generation Y professionals. To read the article in its entirety, check out the link to Brazen’s site below. One night when I was bartending in college, I witnessed one of the greatest traits an employee can posses. A fellow […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Why Hiring You is More Expensive Than You Think

Photo:  Gerard Van der Leun This is an excerpt from post I did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Generation Y professionals. To read the article in its entirety, check out the link to Brazen’s site below. [Update: This article is available in its entirety below] Everyone knows it’s difficult to get a job these […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

4 Overlooked Ways to Make Money During Your Job Search

Photo: Leo Reynolds This is an excerpt from post I did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Generation Y professionals. To read the article in its entirety, check out the link to Brazen’s site below. Some people get lucky (or are really good) and land a job early on in their job search. Others are […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Career Lessons From a Toilet Seat

Photo:  MrUllmi  This is an excerpt from post I did for Brazen Careerist, a great social network for Generation Y professionals. To read the article in its entirety, check out the link to Brazen’s site below. A few weeks ago I moved into a new apartment in Chicago, one with fancy toilets. Not bidets, nor gold-plated seats. […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }
Get Adobe Flash player