Urgency in the Millennial Workforce - Possible!

September 29 , 2014

One of the great struggles leaders face is creating urgency in their followers to strive towards organizational goals. A problem that becomes quickly compounded when those followers are millennials and new to their career field. They are dipping their feet into the waters of the "real world" and...

Filed Under: Attitude, Professional Development, professional development, Social Impact, Societal Shifts, societal shifts

Check Yourself, Before You Wreck Yourself: 4 Mistakes to Avoid at Work

September 25 , 2014

In the world we live in today – family, work and school may only be among the few things that occupy our minds on a daily basis. From the moment we wake up in the morning down to the last second before going to sleep, it is not uncommon for our actively thinking minds to never catch a break....

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Branding, branding, Career Advice, Self Reflection

7 Habits of Highly Likeable People

September 22 , 2014

Everyone wants to be well-liked; it’s in our nature as people. But it’s hard to pinpoint what exactly it is that makes us more likeable. Is it a magic charisma that attracts people to us? Or maybe being outgoing and friendly? Or having an agreeable personality that doesn’t put people off?

Filed Under: Good Habits, good habits, Personality, personality, Social Impact, Success, success

Why Being TOO Humble Is A Bad Thing

September 18 , 2014

No one likes a show-off. Arrogance can push people away and make it difficult for others to like you. Having confidence is important to have, but being cocky can definitely get beneath people's skin.

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Personality, personality

Alright Stop. Collaborate and Listen.

September 15 , 2014

Perhaps the best advice one can glean from a Vanilla Ice song are the words of this article's title... Leaders today, more than ever before, must be willing to regularly stop what they're doing and be collaborative. Far too often leaders assume that the direction they set is the best (or only) path...

Filed Under: Strategy, Quick Tips, quick tips, Success, success, Your Career, your career

Three Ways to Turn Your Ideas into Action

September 11 , 2014

The difference between a great idea and a spectacular innovation can be summarized in one word: action. Unless you take action to implement your ideas, they are little more than wasted potential. To help you turn your ideas into action, here are three simple but proven principles:

Filed Under: Career Advice, Good Habits, good habits, ideas, Productivity, productivity

4 Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your Career

September 08 , 2014

Do you feel stuck in a dead end job? Do you wake up every day, go to work, and do exactly the same thing over and over again? This is no way to go through life. No salary is worth being miserable over. You can get out of this mundane career without even changing jobs. All you have to do is have a...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Professional Development, professional development, Success, success, Your Career, your career

How to Ask for What You Want in the Business World

September 04 , 2014

How do we appropriately ask for what we want from others in the business world? Is there a right way and a wrong way? I am approached somewhat frequently by job seekers and business development professionals seeking new clients. These requests for help are from both professionals in my network as...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Communication, communication, Good Habits, good habits, Quick Tips, quick tips

Do You Have a Vision of Where You Are Going?

September 02 , 2014

"A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done." Ralph Lauren

Filed Under: inspiration, Inspiration, Professional Development, professional development, Success, success, Your Career, your career