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

15 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires

May 04 , 2017

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.

Filed Under: ambition, Career Advice, Goals, good habits, inspiration, self-made, Strategy, Professional Development, professional development, Success

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

How to Introduce Yourself in a Way That'll Make People Care Who You Are

October 03 , 2016

Like you, I attend my fair share of meetings. As a consultant, I’m often meeting with people I’ve only laid eyes on for the first time just moments before and, almost always, I’m asked to introduce myself to them.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, Communication, communication, Confidence, good habits, introductions, professional relationships, Quick Tips, quick tips

How to Know You're the Right Person for the Job - and Convince Others

September 29 , 2016

Being certain that you’re the right person for the job is as important for you as it is for the person potentially hiring or promoting you. It may be you’re going for a senior position or you may be just starting out in your career. You might be seeking an internal promotion, a transfer across...

Filed Under: ambition, Confidence, good habits, Hiring, Job Search, job search, Professional Development, professional development

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

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