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Experience with gained knowledge is built over an entire career. The Work Lessons 101 Q&A Show is focused on sharing knowledge from the work environment to assist aspiring professionals in building a sturdy career. Please submit your questions.

How to Climb the Corporate Ladder?

📌 How to Climb the Corporate Ladder?

What strategy to use w/ a Recruiter when u have no work exp?

📌 What strategy should you use with a Recruiter when you have ‘little to no’ work experience?

What is a bible resume and why should you have one?

📌 What is a bible resume and why should You have one?

Should You go into Debt for Your College Education?

📌 Should You go into Debt for Your College Education?


♦️ Watch the below video for some tips to minimize your educational debt; and  

♦️ Some questions you should think about before you make the decision to attend college.   

Why do KISS-UPS go up the Corporate ladder?

📌  Why do KISS-UPS go up the Corporate Ladder?


The video addresses:


♦️ What is a Corporate Kiss-up?

♦️ How to recognize a Corporate Kiss-up?

♦️ What do Corporate Kiss-ups do well?

♦️ Where do Corporate Kiss-ups fail?

Do People get Judged Based on Appearances?

📌 Do People get Judged Based on Appearances?


The video addresses:


♦️ The definition of Appearance.

♦️ The Power of a First Impression.

♦️ Two examples and questions, to assess whether you judge others based on their appearances.

♦️ How professionalism is linked to appearances.


Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tykiisel/2013/03/20/you-are-judged-by-your-appearance/#2432e3086d50


When should your say no?

📌 When Should You Say No?   


The video addresses:


♦️ 5 reasons when you should say No. 

♦️ Saying Yes at the beginning of your career and why. 

♦️ Learning when to say Yes with conditions / restriction to ensure you can be successful. 

♦️ Delay tactics before you provide a response to a request.

How to Learn the Unwritten Rules of an Organization?

📌 How to Learn the Unwritten Rules of an Organization?   


The video addresses:  


♦️ The definition of Unwritten Rules. 

♦️ The rules of Unwritten Rules. 

♦️ An example of a classic Unwritten Rule. 

♦️ How to learn your Organizations Unwritten Rules.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

📌 Age Discrimination in the Workplace  


The video addresses:  


♦️ Different types of age discrimination. 

♦️ How to self-assess your market value and professional worth. 

♦️ An example of skillsets becoming obsolete.

Why do You Need Influencers within Your Network?

 📌 Why do You Need Influencers within Your Network?


“Networks are like spiderwebs, the more ‘connectors’ and ‘links’ you build, the stronger it will be, the larger distance it can span, & the greater storms it can weather.”  


The video addresses:  


♦️ Influencers are your connectors and links in your Network. 

♦️ Influencers are critical to a strong Network and why they are. 

♦️ Two examples of how Influencers benefit your Network and create a large business reach.

Do u Need to Build Yr Credibility to have a Strong Career?

📌 Why do You Need to Build Your Credibility to have a Strong Career?   


The video addresses:  


♦️ The definition of Credibility: Ability, Character and Personality. 

♦️ Collect skills – Collect Abilities – This is your insurance as a professional. 

♦️ How credibility protects your reputation.   


🗣️ Remember, You want your Organization to NEED you, not the other way around.

Why be authentic?

💡Successful careers are built off of strong networks; strong networks are built off of strong relationships; and strong relationships are built off of trust.   


Would you trust someone who isn’t authentic?   


On Today’s Work Lessons 101 Q&A Show, we address the question:  


📌 Why be authentic?

How to leave your comfort zone?

🗣 We are told that we must leave our comfort zone but very few tell us, exactly how to do that...   


 📌 How to leave your comfort zone?   


In the video, I discuss the three step process I use.  


🥇 Step 1: Awareness of your career ambitions.


🥈 Step 2: Embrace your feelings.


🥉 Step 3: Take a step – A baby step is still a step; they can add up to a giant leap.


❤️ There are rewards when you leave your comfort zone, I provide an example from my own life.

How to deal with a difficult Client?

🗣 You have become an effective communicator and strategist, when you can turn a difficult situation into a positive outcome.


📌 How to deal with a difficult Client?


🥇 Step 1: Categorize their difficulty? Why are they difficult? Are they a bully etc.?


🥈 Step 2:  Assess the time you need to work with them. Is it worth the battle?


🥉 Step 3: Assess their motive? Once you are aware of their motive, you can develop their strategy?

How to switch departments?

🗣 Careers can take many unforeseen turns and bends… but many times, the person who plans and strategies can manipulate these turns and control their direction. With a plan and strategy, you can be your own puppeteer.


📌 How to switch departments?


🥇 Step 1: First assess if your company allows this? Do they offer multiple career paths?


🥈 Step 2: Gage your boss? Will they support you? Or will they try to pigeonhole you?


🥉 Step 3: Update resume and career development plan, develop your strategy.