The Importance of Next Man Up in Sports & Business

As a life long Minnesota Vikings fan every fall I vacillate between convincing myself my Vikes will finally win a Super Bowl and knowing they will likely break my heart once again.  Seeing our up and coming star quarterback Teddy Bridgewater go down on a non-contact play on the last day of pre-season practice is [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Video: Resume and LI- Why someone hung up on me!

By | September 24th, 2016|Resumes|0 Comments

How long do you have to accumulate your points??

By | August 29th, 2016|Contest|0 Comments

Video: Where will you go??


By | August 24th, 2016|Contest|0 Comments

Where do you want to go!??

By | August 21st, 2016|Contest|0 Comments

3 Simple Steps To Network Your Way To Success

Networking has a bad rap because done the wrong way it's stressful, tedious and doesn't produce great results.  Going into a room full of strangers with a pocketful of business cards and your "pitch" ready to go is a recipe for disappointment. The same can be said for sending out a generic LinkedIn connection request [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Quick Story About Integrity

As many people may know SomethingNew was created in response to over a decade of less than stellar experiences that I encountered building a national sales force, marketing department and customer service organization.  I'm using a pretty big brush to paint an industry with but I do think there are a select few who "get [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three Business Lessons I Learned From My Dad

My dad owned his own business, a gas station, when I was growing up long before I had ever heard the word entrepreneur.  I started working there when I was about 9 or 10 years old and did just about everything from pumping gas and checking oil to cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and feeding the [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why I started SomethingNew

20 years of being a hiring manager, 17 as a VP of Sales & Marketing, left me with a pretty good sample of the recruiting world and suffice it to say, that with rare exception (you know who you are) they sucked. Why?  Read More

By | May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why your LinkedIn profile and your resume should be close but not identical.

We look at thousands of resumes and LinkedIn profiles every month in order to build relationships with top sales and marketing talent and one thing that we've noticed is that many times people's resumes are more detailed than their LinkedIn profile.  We see resumes with academic and professional achievements that are nowhere to be found [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|Linkedin, Resumes|0 Comments