Career Advice for College Graduates

May 30 , 2019

Most of the best career advice isn’t learned in school or discussed during formal annual reviews. They’re the priceless nuggets of wisdom you tend to learn through the school of hard knocks instead – sometimes too late. One of the best gifts that seasoned leaders can give to college graduates is...

Filed Under: ambition, Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, Best Advice, accountability, Career Advice, Career & Money, Communication, Decision Making, Goals, Good Habits, Quick Tips, Skills, Success

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

How to Make the Most of a Long Weekend

August 30 , 2018

Long weekends are the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. So, to spend them in front of the television would be almost criminal.

Filed Under: Good Habits, Labor Day, Labor Day Weekend, long weekend, Productivity, productivity, Time Management, Vacation, vacation, Work-Life Balance

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

17 Skills that are Hard to Learn but will Pay off Forever

August 14 , 2017

The best things in life may be free, but that doesn't mean they won't take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.

Filed Under: Good Habits, good habits, life skills, Professional Development, professional development, self improvement

9 Skills that Pay Dividends Forever

May 25 , 2017

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.

Filed Under: Emotional Intelligence, eq, Good Habits, good habits, life skills, Personality, Professional Development, professional development, Psychology, Self Reflection

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

Communication is Key. Here's How to Tell if You're Good at It.

October 13 , 2016

Whether you regularly speak in public and write online, or you mostly express yourself over email, being a good communicator is part of every single job description. But how can you really know if it’s something you’re good at?Here are 17 questions that can help you identify whether you’re...

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Confidence, Good Habits, good habits, Professional Development, quick tips

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