2 posts categorized under “Career Advice”

  • If No One Says No, Your Rate is Too Low

    If No One Says No, Your Rate is Too Low

    Date Published: 24 August 2022

    Pricing is hard, and pricing yourself and your services can be one of the toughest things to get right. While I can't claim to have the answer for how to ideally price your services, I can tell you this: If no one says no, your price is too low. Getting to No There's a popular book, Getting to Yes, which offers some great information on how to negotiate. It's the obvious inspiration for this…

  • Managing Up and Getting Ahead

    Managing Up and Getting Ahead

    Date Published: 01 June 2022

    If you're an employee, you probably have a boss, manager, supervisor, or similarly titled person to whom you report. Normally, you figure it's their job to "manage" you, and your job to do what they tell you. But it's actually a two-way relationship, and understanding this can have a very positive impact on your career. Managing Up The idea of "managing up" has been around for a long time. The "up…

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