Should You Ever Accept “No” for an Answer?

Have you ever heard the theory that it’s important to get your first “no” out of the way early? It might feel counterintuitive, but if you can keep the conversation going after a first “no” is already given, then it means you’ve already opened the door for negotiation, compromise, and a very possible future “yes.”  […]

Has “The Great Resignation” Helped or Harmed Your Rolodex?

As of 2021, half of workers considered themselves “job-seekers”—either in the sense that they were actively looking for a new job, open to a new job, or planned to actively pursue a different job in the near future. Overall, 48 million people quit their jobs in 2021. Some retired, some paused to reconsider their life […]