7 Tips to Build Passion About Your Job

You’re going to spend almost one-third of your life working. This can sound pretty dreary if you’re not satisfied in your job…and chances are you’re not. Statistically speaking, only about half of people feel satisfied with their jobs. This number drops even further, to only 12% of people who are passionate about what they do. How do you put yourself …

HOW CAN PASSION HELP YOU IN YOUR WORK?

A recent study has discovered 88% of people are unhappy in their job. The other 12% experience joy and passion for what they do. Are you in this 12%? If not, you’re not alone. Sadly, a lack of passion does more than make the day drag. When you’re not enthusiastic about what you do, you’re simply not going to be …

The Influence of Habits

When we aspire to change in our lives, we usually try to take things logically, but of course, there is huge emotion at play. We’ve been told to always have an end in mind, so we create goals. Yet while goals are very important in providing direction and hopefully a preview of our desired outcome, it’s fair to say that …

HOW TO CLARIFY YOUR STRATEGIC THINKING

Are you feeling a bit confused by strategic thinking? You know it’s essential for your career and your business, but how do you actually do it? Here are five questions to should ask yourself to really sharpen your strategic thinking. What do you want? The most important thing to work out is where you want to be. Everything—goals, strategies, steps, …

12 Steps to Strategically Balancing Your Life and Work

A healthy work/life balance is probably something you really want to achieve, but it’s getting harder and harder in this modern world.  The good news is that you can use your professional strategic skills to get some balance back into your life. Here’s how in 12 easy steps. Log Your Time Maybe you’re used to tracking your time for billing …

AVOIDING THE PITFALLS WHEN WORKING FROM HOME

There’s no denying that working from home offers many advantages. In many ways it’s the ultimate freedom.  You get to set your own hours, working when, where and how you want. However, there are also a number of potential pitfalls you need to be aware of, and watch out for, or you’ll risk turning your home-based job into an unproductive …

Job Crafting – Make Your Job More Fulfilling

Do you wish your work was more enjoyable and meaningful? If so, Job crafting could help you transform your experience without having to change careers or even search for a new position. According a recent Gallup Poll, more than half of US workers say they aren’t emotionally or cognitively connected to their work.  Statistics about employee engagement reveal that 53% …

5 Tips on Staying Focused in an Increasingly Distracting World

Absentmindedly, you reach for your phone. You open your favorite app. Nothing has changed since you last did this 10 minutes ago, but you kind of forgot that you’d just done this. So, you open a different app… but you were just there, too. Does this sound familiar? Sometimes, we convince ourselves we’re being super productive by staying up to …

5 Reasons Why Dreaming Big is So Important

EmbracingThePowerofThinkingBIG We hear it all the time. It’s plastered on the back of every elementary school bathroom. And it’s what your mom tells you when you’re unsure of your future. Dream big. In theory, dreaming big sounds great—but it’s easier said than done. That being said, without big dreams, we’ll never reach our full potential. We have to dream big …

Thinking Small to Go Big

Did you know that only eight percent of people reach their goals? That’s right! The other 92 percent fail within weeks or months. According to researchers, what differentiates the two comes down to one simple thing: setting specific and challenging goals. However, this doesn’t mean you should try to do everything at once. In fact, trying to reach the stars …