"Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality." One will 'time out' and the other will become impatience and 'burn out'.

If you are a Gen X or Boomer it's highly likely you will soon be timed out from the comp...

Hey News Director, The Unicorn You're Looking For Is Right Here!

Management, News Directors and Talent Acquisition should stop looking for a unicorn and take care of the talent they have right now.  Churn is the enemy yet few outside of HR are focused on retaining talen...

This morning's article was focused on what happens when that contract or agreement isn't renewed.  It's becomes how you can communicate your value to an employer or client in a different org and industry.

Being on local TV news or on a professional sports field, pitch,...

"I thought that I would retire doing the job that I loved doing. I’ve had to regroup. I’m looking for work. Looking for another job trying to figure out what’s next.”

The above quote(s) didn't come from someone that spent 35 years working at the...

"Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome." One of my favorite Arthur Ashe quotes. It very much represents how I feel about career management and development. The greatest accomplishment in my career is not the destina...

There are maybe a hundred or so early and mid-career professionals I track, I'm not just connected to them, I follow them.  Their struggle is reel (sorry) but so are the rewards as their stage gets bigger and bigger ........

The up and comers I track share three traits...

This week's theme was clearly that too many media pro's are waiting too long before starting their job search at the end of their current contract. 

Check out this short video and then print the checklist below for your transition plan.

12 - 9 months out:

  • Decision nee...

Ever been terminated or laid off? Mike McNamara has plenty of times and has approached every one as a terrific opportunity to grow and thrive! Check out today's post here: 

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Recent conversation with a well respected General Manager and News Director was eye opening and direct. As we talked about insights and trends in the industry, the conversation led to the challenges faced by mid-career professionals attempting to either move up market...