“Thank You for Rejecting Me” Ah, rejection! The sting that keeps on stinging….. Whether it’s a job, a client, or a love interest, I don’t know anyone (I was going to say ‘too many people’… Read More
“How Can We? vs. “Can We?”: An Invitation to Collaboration As many of you know, I am an enormous fan of Harvard professor, Ellen Langer’s study that shows that giving people the “because” behind why you are asking them to… Read More
How to Get Buy In from Others: What We all Can Learn from Fashion Police Yes, it’s true– that headline was not a mistake. Regardless of whether you believe they contribute to, or detract from, a fashion conversation the producers of Fashion Police can teach… Read More
The New Year Promotion Plan Earn your next promotion in the New Year with these five simple steps. By Frances Cole Jones There’s a crispness in the air and we’ve all got that back-to-business, “wow,… Read More
Wow—it’s a TEDx Talk! Hello, hello: As some of you may remember, I participated in a TEDx event in Colorado Springs a few weeks ago. Today, I’m excited to be sending along the results… Read More
“Do You Understand?” vs. “ Am I Making Sense?” A few months ago I wrote a blog post entitled, “Let Me Know What I Can Do…” vs. “How Can I Help?” covering the (vast!) discrepancy between those two phrases.… Read More
Stop Asking Permission: Expert Tips To Land Your Dream Job Now Originally published on A Girl in a Dress By Charell Star Frances Cole Jones knows a thing or two about landing that elusive dream job. The native New Yorker and… Read More
Yay You’re Anxious! (It Means You’re Alive) Recently, I had the opportunity to do an interview with The Legacy Project.  Their questions were great— thought provoking and fun. Among them was, “What is the best advice you’ve… Read More
Five Tips to Getting Your Dream Job Originally published on Women for Hire In her new eBook, Wow Your Way into the Job of Your Dreams, Frances Cole Jones shows job seekers how to take their skills,… Read More
Legs in the Air for 2014! Hello and happy 2014! As those of you know who have been reading my posts for awhile, I like to pick a theme for the year. (2013 was “Ask Questions”,… Read More