On-the-Job Success: Influence vs. Authority

Can you exert a positive influence over your work environment and career prospects even if you don’t hold a senior management or executive position? Does holding such a position give you both authority and influence? Good questions! First of all, what’s the difference between the two terms or concepts? “Authority is a social, political and business […]

“How Am I Doing, Boss?” On-the-Job Success

Those of you who are currently employed–have you asked this question recently: “How am I doing, boss?” To go a bit further, have you even raised the question in your own mind? Long-term career success depends a lot on making wise choices in your professional life and on ensuring that your on-the-job performance can reasonably […]