How to Ace Your Phone Interview

January 08 , 2019

Hiring managers are more often opting to start the interview process over the phone in interest of saving time and resources. Some even choose to hire a candidate based solely on a phone screen. Although efficient, these interviews can sometimes put a candidate at a disadvantage because they...

Filed Under: ambition, Best Advice, Career Advice, Communication, Confidence, Efficiency, Focus, Goals, Good Habits, Hiring, how to, Interviews, job market, Persistence, Personality, Productivity, Professional Development, Quick Tips, Success, Thought Leadership, Your Career

4 Behaviors That Slow Down Productivity

November 16 , 2018
You know that work is supposed to be challenging—but there’s no way it’s supposed to be this challenging.

Filed Under: behavior at work, Behavior in the Workplace, Efficiency, Focus, how to be more productive, Strategy, Productivity, productivity, productivity at work, Stress, Time Management, work

How to Work More Efficiently (When You're Unmotivated)

August 13 , 2018

Research shows that kids experience a “summer slump.” When they’re out of school, they’re not actively focused on learning, and their brains check out. But they’re not the only ones susceptible to summer slumps. Adults seem to channel their inner child during the summer, making it hard for them...

Filed Under: Efficiency, efficiency, efficient, Focus, Good Habits, Strategy, productive, Productivity, productivity, Time Management, work, working

How to Boost Productivity During the Dog Days of Summer

July 12 , 2018

You may have loved your job when you started, but it’s not unusual to get in a rut. If you’re experiencing burnout, changing your mindset can bypass it, says Daniel M. Cable, author of Alive aWork: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do, during his interview with Stephanie...

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Distractions, distractions, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, Strategy, Organization, Productivity, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips, summer, work

How to Spend the 1st Hour of the Day for Max Productivity

October 24 , 2016

Let's divide work into two categories.

Filed Under: morning, Cognitive Ability, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, monday, Productivity, productivity, routine

9 Things Highly Effective People Do After They've Been Away on Vacation

September 15 , 2016

As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we can, and face the inevitable letdown when it's time to get back to work.

Filed Under: Focus, Good Habits, good habits, Productivity, productivity, Professional Development, vacation

How Successful People Do More in 24 Hours Than the Rest of Us Do in a Week

February 18 , 2016

Everyone knows someone who works full time, volunteers, runs a successful blog, and somehow still finds time to go grocery shopping, cook organic Instagram-worthy meals, foster a loving relationship, walk his or her adorable Boston Terrier, and, oh—train for a half marathon.

Filed Under: Decision Making, Focus, focus, Strategy, Productivity, productivity, Success, success

4 Ways to Stay Motivated When Faced with Rejection

February 01 , 2016

Rejection is simply one of the most hurtful things that can happen to any person. What makes it even more painful is the fact that whether we like it or not, it is bound to happen.

Filed Under: motivation, Focus, focus, Professional Development, rejection

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

January 21 , 2016

Answer before you have an answer

Filed Under: Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Communication, Focus, focus, good habits, memory, Strategy, Psychology

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