The Importance of Listening to Others’ Viewpoints

When you disagree with someone, likely, you don’t want to waste your time listening to their viewpoints. Although listening to something you disagree with isn’t always fun, it is important to your future for several reasons. You Will Learn Something New When you take the time to listen to someone else and their viewpoints, you are exposed to thoughts that …

5 Tips on How to Manage Your Energy Levels

The varying degrees of your energy level can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Sometimes you have to have the energy to complete a task or activity and other times you seem to have the most energy when you’re trying to relax. If you can learn how to manage your energy levels effectively, you can move ahead rather …

The Four Types of Resilience

About Resilience Resilience is defined as “the ability to bounce back from setbacks and challenges,” but this ability varies significantly from person to person. Nevertheless, the ability to overcome adversity is key to resilience. For example, it has been shown that resilient people can recognize and address the potential for failure but face their fears anyway and succeed. In addition, …

Who is in Charge of Their Careers?

A Look at How We Got Here and What to Do About It It seems like no one knows who is in charge of their career anymore. We go to work each day, but we’re not really sure why we’re there or what we’re supposed to be doing. Our job titles might say one thing, but our responsibilities have changed …

5 Steps to More Confident Decision-Making

How do you make a decision? Do you know the steps? Decisions made impulsively or without careful thought might not always turn out the way you hope they will. Of course, there’s something to be said for instinct and even dumb luck. But what if good decisions were inevitable rather than occasional? Imagine for a moment how it would feel …

Career Decisions Are Never Easy

The Daily Grind People head to work each day and complete the tasks required of them. They do this day in and day out, even though it isn’t rewarding for most. So why do they do it? They like the security of having a steady paycheck. There is more to life than a paycheck and many are starting to realize …

Find Your “Why” at Work

How do you feel about your job? If things have been dragging lately, and you’re coming to experience more dread than delight over Monday mornings, it might be time to take a long, hard look at what you believe. The problem with finding a “Why” at work is not every job speaks to every person. Sometimes we wind up taking …

6 Things You Learn When You Loose Your WHY?

We all lose direction sometimes. From the time we’re children, we find purpose in the things we do fairly easily. We create goals and dream big dreams almost as easily as we breathe or play with our friends. We have a “Why” from the moment someone asks us, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” for the …

How to Avoid 5 Common Small Business Mistakes

Guest Article By:   Derek Goodman  Around 400,000 new small businesses are started every year in the U.S. While around 80% of these businesses survive their first year, roughly 50% fail within five years. Many small businesses shut down due to cash flow problems, but poor planning and bad management are also common culprits. Business owners make several common mistakes that …

Finding Your Purpose In Uncertain Times

Concrete steps to find your purpose / deeper dive into the career planning guide COVID-19’s impact on the global workforce is just beginning to be understood. We’ve seen national trends like the “great resignation” resulting from changing employee values, benefits and workspaces. At the same time, new factors are driving many workers away from jobs or into new career pathways. …