12 Things Successful People Do Over 3-Day Weekends

August 28 , 2014

We're heading into a holiday weekend — and most successful people have planned out (or at least thought about) what they'll do over the next three days. 

Filed Under: Productivity, productivity, Success, success, Time Management, Work-Life Balance

5 Ways Emotional Unavailability May Be Affecting You At Work

August 25 , 2014

We usually think of emotionally unavailable people as people who are unable to commit in romantic relationships. The reality is that all humans are emotionally defended to some extent. We humans tend to have a very poor understanding of ourselves. We are often overly aware of how others may be...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Distractions, distractions

To Be a Better Leader, Become a Better Listener

August 21 , 2014

Here's how to improve your listening skills for more effective conversations with employees and customers.

Filed Under: Leadership, Quick Tips, quick tips, Self Reflection, Success, success

7 Ways To Prepare For Your Next Networking Event

August 18 , 2014

Have you ever gone to a networking event, met a lot of people, and then nothing ever resulted from it? This is a common situation, but when you are seeking to advance your career, you absolutely cannot afford to not take full advantage of networking opportunities. A study by the outplacement firm...

Filed Under: Networking, networking, Career Advice, Insights, insights, inspiration, Inspiration

Not All Advice is Good Advice

August 14 , 2014

What to do when you don't like the advice you have been given.

Filed Under: Strategy, Professional Development, professional development, Quick Tips, quick tips. rational thought, Rational Thought

Stop Being So Nice & Start Being More Real

August 11 , 2014

People are obsessed with happiness and "positive thinking". They want to be happy all the time and often delude themselves into thinking that "its all good", even when it's not. They somehow believe that labeling things as positive can make them positive. However, just thinking that everything is...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Good Habits, good habits

Don't Give Up!

August 07 , 2014

Life is hard.

Filed Under: Attitude, Focus, focus, Goals, goals, Persistence, persistence

Your Kindness Will Lead You to Success

August 04 , 2014

I am not impressed by someone's ability to intimidate, cajole, persuade, manipulate, overpower or overwhelm others. No, what impresses me most are the people who have the ability to do these things, but who choose instead to let kindness lead them to success.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Personality, personality, Rational Thought, rational thought, Social Impact