career advice


Sat August 10, 2013

What Does It Take to be a Great Manager and Leader?

On the Aug 11, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I tackle three things:

How to be a great, even beloved, manager and leader? To that end, I'll kick of the discussion by giving the mock talk I'd give to my employees upon getting hired. I'll try to embed principles of best practice.

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Sat August 3, 2013

Your First 90 Days on the Job

Half of new employees don't last beyond 90 days. What can you do to maximize your chances of success?

On the Sep. 1, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my wife, Barbara Nemko and I will discuss the book, The First 90 Days. 

And you can call in with your career problem or that of someone you care about. In what I call a 3-Minute Workover, we'll do our best to help you take at least a baby-step forward. 

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Tue July 9, 2013

Work Lessons from the World's Slums

On the Aug. 4, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll talk with Robert Neuwirth who has spent years visiting the world's slums and squatter cities.

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Wed July 3, 2013
Work with Marty Nemko ~ 21 July 2013

What's it really like to be a sex surrogate?

Cheryl Cohen Greene

Sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene was the subject of the movie The Sessions.  She's also the author of An Intimate Life: Sex, Love, and My Journey As A Surrogate Partner.

She is my guest on the July 21, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko. 

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Fri June 28, 2013

What's the Present and Future of Jobs in Silicon Valley?

On the July 7, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Mike Cassidy, Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist for the Mercury News. He describes his column, Silicon Valley Dispatches, as an anthropologist's albeit sometimes lighthearted look at that unique culture. I'll ask him:

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