Five Ways Mindfulness Will Launch Your Career

July 07 , 2016

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.

Filed Under: creativity, Emotional Intelligence, focus, mindfulness, Psychology, Stress, stress management, Your Career

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

5 Phrases That Can Ruin Your Reputation with Your Boss

January 25 , 2016

If you want to get ahead at work, there are certain things you should steer clear of saying in the office. Even if what you’re saying is true (and everyone knows it!). Every time you want to lash out at an irritating manager or co-worker, take a breath and watch your words. Finding productive...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Communication, communication, focus, Strategy, professional development, relationships, Success, success

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

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

How Positivity Makes You Healthy and Successful

October 08 , 2015

When faced with setbacks and challenges, we’ve all received the well-meaning advice to “stay positive.” The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as Pollyannaish and unrealistic. It’s hard to find the motivation to focus on the positive when positivity seems...

Filed Under: Attitude, behavior in the workplace, Decision Making, focus, Good Habits, good habits, Happiness, health, positivity, Psychology, psychology, Success, success

7 Ways You Can Function In A Dysfunctional Workplace

April 30 , 2015

Filed Under: Distractions, distractions, Focus, focus, Office Politics, office politics, Quick Tips, quick tips

10 Tips for Leadership When You're Not the Boss

March 16 , 2015

When founders and CEOs look to hire and promote managers, they want people who exhibit leadership. But how can you exhibit leadership if you're stuck in individual contributor roles? No one reports to you, and you're not even a project manager.

Filed Under: Focus, focus, Goals, goals, Insights, insights, leadership and management, Leadership and Management

5 Priorities HR Can’t Ignore in 2015

February 09 , 2015

Filed Under: Focus, focus, Goals, goals, Insights, insights, Productivity, productivity