5 Things No One Will Tell You At Your First Job

August 29 , 2016

It’s your first job. It’s hard not to be excited. There is so much to learn and a lot of it will be told to you directly but there will be so many important lessons you won’t even realize your absorbing until later. But here is a jumpstart on some of the things no one is telling you at your...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Career path, First Job, Your Career

4 Questions Successful People Ask Themselves

August 25 , 2016

Wouldn’t it be fun to be an eccentric billionaire?

Filed Under: positivity, Self Reflection, Success, success

Why Curiosity is so Important in Your Career

August 22 , 2016

The legend has it that when humans discovered the potato plant, many died because of it. They have eaten the fruits and leafs of the plant which turned out to be poisonous. Sad and angry, they gather all the potato plants (fruits, leaves, roots) they could find and set them on fire to wreck this...

Filed Under: career advancement, Curiosity, Your Career, your career

Simple Ways to Stretch Out Your Summer Vacation

August 18 , 2016

Recently, my boyfriend and I completed a one-week road trip from the California Redwoods to Portland, Oregon. When I returned to work and everyone asked how my trip was, rather than responding with the typical “Too fast,” I responded that it was great. Lazy, hazy days these were not. We did so...

Filed Under: Happiness, summer vacation, Psychology, psychology, Vacation, vacation

6 Ways to Use Your Fear of Failure to Succeed

August 15 , 2016

Whenever you start striving to reach your goals or chase your dreams, that little voice turns up. The one that tells you you’re not good enough, or smart enough, or strong enough.

Filed Under: Advice, Best Advice, motivation, Confidence, fear of failure, Inspiration, success

10 tips to master the art of the career humblebrag

August 11 , 2016

Modesty is the best policy, right? Not when it comes to describing your professional accomplishments. Here's how to master the art of the self-promotion to advance your career.

Filed Under: Networking, networking, communication, LinkedIn, quick tips, self-promotion, Social Media, Your Career, your career

8 Habits of Considerate People

August 08 , 2016

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, “Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.” It’s true. Being kind and considerate softens people and makes them malleable to your way of thinking.

Filed Under: Body language, Emotional Intelligence, empathy, Good Habits, good habits, Politeness, Psychology

Get Outside Your Comfort Zone, You'll Learn More

August 04 , 2016

You need to speak in public, but your knees buckle even before you reach the podium. You want to expand your network, but you’d rather swallow nails than make small talk with strangers. Speaking up in meetings would further your reputation at work, but you’re afraid of saying the wrong thing....

Filed Under: Comfort zone, Growth, learning, Professional Development, Risk, Self Reflection, Success, Your Career

Your Community Holds the Key to Career Success

August 01 , 2016

You’ve landed your dream job. You volunteer for assignments, sign up for committees, join colleagues for happy hour. You’ve got that networking thing nailed. Right?

Filed Under: Networking, networking, new skills, Career Advice, career success, community, Volunteering, Women Leaders, your career