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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.


Below We Address:

How to Climb the Corporate Ladder? What strategy to use with a recruiter when you have no work experience? What is a bible resume and why you should have one? Why do KISS-UPS go up the Corporate Ladder?  Do People get judge based on their appearances? How do you learn the Unwritten Rules of an Organization?

Plus many more...

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. 



What route should you take, Education or Entrepreneur?

Step 1: Education or Entrepreneur, regardless of the route, you will need to self-educate, dedicate yourself to lifelong learning. The routes don’t need to be in parallel, they can go in series.


Step 2: Assess yourself and what are you willing to compromise on?


Step 3: What skills do you bring to the table? How will you gain the skills you require to be successful? Education and working for someone else can be a first step to branching out on your own.

How do you get legacy?

You don’t get legacy; you build and earn legacy over the course of your life.


Legacy is established based on how the public remembers you… and this is generally created on how you have impacted society (good or bad) and how you have treated people.


Be cautious if you’re chasing legacy… this can become a trap if you aren’t careful. The need for Legacy can often be driven by your ego and the thirst for power and money.


Chasing legacy can compromise you and leave you unfulfilled.

How to create content?

🥇 What platforms to use? What’s your demographic? This answer will help you pick the social media platforms to begin building your content and brand.


🥈 How much time can you dedicate to your content? This answer will let you know how many platforms you can start building content for.


🥉 What method will you use? Understand your existing commitments and the time you can dedicate, will help you choose your method in creating content. Do you need a backlog to be consistent?