Are You Learning From Your Mistakes?

One of the greatest qualities one can possess is the ability to take a mistake and use it as a tool to work in their favor moving forward. There will be few, if any, days that go by in your life that you will navigate mistake free. With this in mind, being able to evaluate what you did wrong and …

5 Key Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck defines a growth mindset as the belief that one has the ability to learn and grow. Dweck writes in her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, “This growth mindset is based on the belief that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate through your efforts… [that] everyone can change and grow through application and …

3 Strategies for Handling Negative Feelings at Work

Mixing feelings with work? Never! Society usually tells us to keep our work problems and home problems totally separate, which ends up making a lot of people feel like they can’t bring their feelings with them to work situations. Here’s the reality: Feelings are inevitable at work. Just like any situation in life, you’re going to experience feelings and emotions …

5 Success Secrets for Your First Small Business

Guest Article submitted by:   Ms. Gloria Martinez – g.martinez@womenled.org Are you eager to be your own boss and build a business of your own? For some people, entrepreneurship isn’t just a career — it’s a calling. However, it takes more than passion to succeed in business. To truly make it as a small business owner, you need personal effectiveness. If …

What is Behavior-Based Goal Setting?

When we think of goal setting, we usually think of goals that envision a specific outcome. Some examples include: Lose 20 pounds. Increase income by 10%. Buy a larger house/newer vehicle. Run a marathon. Save money for college. Of course, these are just a few of the more common goals that people set for themselves. But what if we based …

5 Tips for Being Your Best at Work

Being your best at work means not only putting your best foot forward but also continually working to better yourself.  In work as in life, when you walk your talk and do the right things, it makes your world a better place, both for you and for those around you.  This is not about you wanting others to think and …