Tag : Career

My mentor was a Hall of Fame baseball player. We never spent time together, outside of a few moments, but his impact on my life – and his recent death – have me remembering why he was so great.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 4 months ago

The old axiom that life is short is truth at its core. We only have so many days on this Earth and wasting them doing something you don’t love, or worse hate, just isn’t a good use of your time, talent or energy.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 6 months ago

Perhaps the biggest challenge for me on a day-to-day basis is having patience. Whether it’s patience with my kids, with the morning commute, or with my work, my motor revs pretty high most days. I dive headfirst into almost everything I do with an intensity that sometimes can inhibit my ability to feel a sense of peace or accomplishment.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 7 months ago

Anytime you start a new gig things take time. Patience for me is always a challenge. My motor runs fast all of the time. To sit back, learn, assess the current situation, and then act takes discipline and patience.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 7 months ago

The key to keeping your job – now and in 20 years – is to understand you have to grow and learn and change continuously. Once you reach the end of the “prime” of your career, and climbing the ladder doesn’t matter to you, that doesn’t mean you stop learning and reinventing yourself. If you stop, you stop contributing to the business world and to society.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 8 months ago

The next level of social business leader is one who understands and can work across online media and communications. They know public relations, they know relationship and influencer development, and they know how to integrate these elements across the business.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 8 months ago

Do you need to work harder than the next guy and work your ass off to succeed? Of course you do. But if you don’t have balance, you can lose your marriage, your family, your health and then you have nothing.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 11 months ago

The current state of social business has me thinking. Never have I seen so many people self-promote yet never really actually show results nor stability or a track record worthy of the ass kissing they’re getting.

Scott Gulbransen
Author: 11 months ago