Many people have their own formulas or lists of what it takes to become successful. A couple of my personal favorites are “Success is the sweetest revenge” or the definition of character, which is: “The ability to carry out a worthy decision once the emotion of making that decision has passed.” Most people get very … Read more

HOW AND WHEN TO APOLOGIZE

June 28th, 2011

Tact and understanding leads to effective business communications. Stress and heavy workloads can create tension in the workplace that leads to inadvertently offending a co-worker or employee. These unintentional slights can easily be blown out of proportion if a person is not aware of how their actions and comments affect others in the workplace. The … Read more

NETWORKING IS THE KEY

June 22nd, 2011

By Mark Tudi | No matter where you are in your career you will always need to be good at networking. That means being skilled at informational interviewing. Knowing the right people is important, but how they know you and what you know about them are even more important. If you don’t know exactly what … Read more

INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEWS

June 15th, 2011

By Mark Tudi | I know I could get a job if I only had a network in the industry. They always say it is not who you know but who knows you. Sound familiar? A conversation you might have had this past weekend in fact. Well, might I suggest that you dedicate yourself to … Read more

FINE TUNING

June 7th, 2011

Sometimes all your sports job search needs is a little fine tuning. Most should have the motivation and the resources. Everyone, on the other hand, should have a defined set of goals. These goals will act as, not only a game plan, but also as a way of measuring the success of your search. But … Read more

Many of us feel confident and safe in a comfortable environment. Because of the way these environments make us feel, we tend to prefer them over others. This is sometimes referred to as your comfort zone. Comfort zones take on many shapes and sizes. From that favorite room in our house where we like to … Read more

SELLING YOURSELF

May 25th, 2011

“So, why did you leave your last job?” is one of the first questions asked in the interview process. Has this question been asked of you? Perhaps you were not sure how to answer as you were forced to leave because of a negative situation. You told the interviewer about a business turndown or whatever … Read more

By Mark Tudi | Before you begin your job search take the time to assess your personal image in order to prepare for any interviews that might come your way. Effective verbal communication skills are essential for career success, especially in Sports & Entertainment. You may have a positive attitude and excellent skills, but if … Read more

MAKING A MOVE

May 9th, 2011

By Mark Tudi | What to Ask Yourself Before Deciding on a New Career Unhappy with your current situation? Join the club. Many people reach a point where they feel burned up, burned out, or just plain burned by their jobs. Few ever do anything to change course, and fewer still find the peace and … Read more

By Mark Tudi | Whether you’ve been laid off, fired or are just ready for a career change, the attitude you take when searching for a new job shouldn’t change. When looking for work you must plan, and part of that planning is keeping yourself motivated. Staying motivated when looking for a new job can … Read more