Don’t know where you want to be in five years? If you’re a job-seeker, find an answer

Posted On January 9, 2019

The modern workforce is changing. It only makes sense that modern interviewing methods should change too. Common queries about educational background and job skills are being replaced or augmented with behavioral questions designed to determine whether an applicant is a good fit for the company: Can you tell me about…

Categories: Blog, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work, Workplace

Unproductive meetings are a sign of an unproductive workplace

Posted On October 22, 2018

Who likes going to meetings? Not many of us would raise our hands in response to that question. Most of us see meetings as time that would be better spent actually getting some work done. But workplace consultant and executive coach Michael Nash says it doesn’t have to be that…

Categories: Podcast, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work, Workplace

Lessons from a Green Beret: In the military or in business, building relationships is the key

Posted On October 14, 2018

We often use military metaphors when describing other things. We might call a hard-fought football game a “war,” or refer to a tough sale as a “battle.” But is there anything that the military can teach us about how we do business? Our guest in the latest episode of “What’s…

Categories: Podcast, What's Working with Cam Marston, Work, Workplace

Want to leave it all behind? Some millennials are.

Posted On September 14, 2018

Ever wanted to just quit your job, leave everything behind and move to an island? Most of us have, at some point, fantasized about it. According to the New York Post, however, many aren’t just daydreaming about it. They’re doing it. The Post interviewed several twenty-somethings who have quit their…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Travel, Work

Dilly dilly: How millennials are changing (not killing) the beer industry

Posted On August 22, 2018

What do you see when you step into the beer aisle at the grocery store? Twenty years ago, you probably would have seen a lot of Budweiser, Miller and Coors products, mixed with a few imports like Corona and Foster’s. Walk down a beer aisle in practically any grocery store…

Categories: Podcast, Work, Workplace

Tips for the Gen X manager: Get out there and communicate

Posted On July 24, 2018

For years, meetings were the bane of a Generation X employee’s existence. What a time suck, they thought. What a colossal waste — time spent yapping and staring at each other that would be better spent working. When I’m running things, they told themselves, we aren’t doing this anymore. Well,…

Categories: Generation X, Podcast, Uncategorized, Work, Workplace

Lifeguarding isn’t just for the young anymore

Posted On July 13, 2018

They were the cool kids, the kids we aspired to be. They sat atop their chair, with their mirrored sunglasses and tan skin, twirling a whistle around their finger and reminding us, once again, to stop running and stop hanging on the rope by the diving well. One day, we…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Blog, Parenting, Work, Workplace

Growing too fast or not growing at all: the questions CEOs should ask themselves

Posted On July 7, 2018

What does a CEO need to focus on if his or her company is stagnant and starting to lose business to competitors? What about the CEO of a company that is growing so fast it can’t hire fast enough? While these two situations are wildly different – even opposite –…

Categories: Generation Y / Millennials, Podcast, Work, Workplace

When it comes to change, slow and steady wins the race

Posted On June 2, 2018

Change is difficult. It’s often necessary in business to usher in new leadership, to reverse an undesirable trend, to take advantage of new opportunities, or simply to keep up with or a step ahead of the competition. But we humans are naturally reluctant to accept change, predisposed to prefer the…

Categories: Podcast, Work, Workplace

Tinkering with your swing: What can a leadership coach do for you?

Posted On May 17, 2018

Do you need a leadership consultant? Does anyone? Some businesses must find their services useful – there are millions of them across the country. But how do you know if you need one? What can they do for your business? And how do you know which one to turn to…

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized, Work, Workplace

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