I always wanted to work in television.
It was my dream job from the age of about 13. I didn’t want to be an actor, producer, or writer. I wanted to be one of those cool, rich guys in suits at the TV networks who come up with ideas for shows and get to decide what makes it on the air. And I was obsessed with the idea of working at my favorite network: NBC. I thought, “How cool would it be to go to work every day at 30 Rock?”
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Does your boss hate you without your even knowing it? Maybe, maybe not. (Hopefully not!)
But you may be doing certain things that your boss hates -- without even realizing it.
Catherine Conlan of Monster.com called upon me once again to get my insights into the "5 Things You're Doing That Your Boss Hates."
Just to give you a sneak peek, the five things are:
 Asking too many questions.
 Answering the wrong question.
 Creating chaos.
 Showing up with problems without solutions
 Making your boss look stupid.
Click on the link to find out more -- and discover how YOU can avoid these common pitfalls!
Catherine Conlan, contributing writer to Monster.com, asked me for a few suggestions on how to do this -- and here they are.
Pedro: Do you think people will vote for me?
Napoleon Dynamite: Heck yes! I’d vote for you.
Pedro: Like what are my skills?
Napoleon Dynamite: Well, you have a sweet bike. And you’re really good at hooking up with chicks. Plus you’re like the only guy at school who has a mustache.
Unlike Pedro, I don’t have a sweet bike. I can’t grow a mustache. I don’t have nunchuk skills, bow hunting skills, or computer hacking skills. Or Napoleon's awesome dance moves.
But I do have some skills and habits that I use pretty much every day that I’m happy to share in order to help others be more effective and successful.
So click here to go to my Hired Guns blog and learn what those five skills are!