Don't Get Fired for Honest Mistakes

December 28 , 2015

There are so many things that can get good, hard-working people fired. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Decision Making, decision making

10 Ways to Become a More Confident Person

December 21 , 2015

With confidence, the world just seems like a better place, a sunny day where anything is possible. Without it, the darkness slowly creeps in and your mood begins to decline.

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Confidence, Good Habits, Strategy, Quick Tips, quick tips, Success

Sorry: Work Stress is Just as Bad for You as Secondhand Smoke

December 17 , 2015

It's far from breaking news that stress is bad for you, but new research from the Harvard Business School and Stanford University has outed exactly how damaging it can be to your body and mind, and it's not pretty: Workplace stress is just as harmful to your health as secondhand smoke.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, stress, professional development, Quick Tips, Stress, Time Management, Work-Life Balance, worry

What Type of Job Hopper Are You?

December 14 , 2015

I confess: I'm a job-hopper. Just a glance at my resume gives it away... one year each at my first two jobs, five years at my third job, 20 months at my fourth job, one year at my fifth job, three-and-a-half years at my sixth job... I could go on, but you get the picture. I am on my ninth job in...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Goals, insights, inspiration, Strategy, Professional Development, professional development, your career

3 Power Plays Millennials Can Use to Avoid an Epic Career Fail

December 10 , 2015

This is an email I got from a Millennial client this week:

Filed Under: ambition, Career Advice, focus, Goals, goals, Millennials, millennials, Strategy, Professional Development, success

You Can Love What You Do for a Living, but Still Think it Feels Like Work

December 07 , 2015

Do what you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life.

Filed Under: Attitude, decision making, Focus, Professional Development, Rational Thought, rational thought, Self Reflection

11 Ways to Get What You Want Out of Your Review

December 03 , 2015

Second only to the interview that landed you the job, performance reviews with your boss can be rife with trepidation. You're going to be evaluated, asked to give your own critique, and more than likely, this is your shot to discuss a raise and/or promotion. Yikes. But as daunting as these...

Filed Under: ambition, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Confidence, end of year review, goals, Strategy, Professional Development, professional development