It sounds harsh, but it’s a cold world out there in the business world. One of my mentors made a general comment to me about working for a company you don’t own: “If you’re not getting over on them then they’re getting over on you.” He gave this advice to ease my guilt for lying about a sick day to interview at another company, but why stop there with lying as a career advancement strategy? [Read more…]
What would you say if someone offered you the position of CEO of a huge company – say Microsoft – today but wanted to pay you whatever you’re making today + 10%? Or even 25%?