How is your career mojo?

How is your career mojo? Navigating a return to work after a long absence can be daunting, especially if it requires securing a new position. Typically, most people rely on networking as a common strategy. However, with so many workers, managers, and leaders furloughed or laid off, the competition can be fierce. Add to that bias about long-term unemployment, and …

Helpful Learning Resources for Leaders

Do you want to become the kind of leader who inspires others? Are you ready to achieve impressive results for your company? Making a commitment to continue to learn is the key to success as a leader, and these resources will help you along your learning journey!  Best Books to Read  Proactive leaders are always reading — you can learn …

Changing Careers? 4 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself

When we leave school, college, or university, often we have no idea what we really want. We choose a job or career based on what our parents, friends, or career advisors say. Then, ten years on, we find ourselves in a mediocre situation, with a growing sense of disappointment and dissatisfaction about our work and our place in it. Is …

You Can Train Your Brain to Switch to Positive Self-Talk

Numerous scientific studies have proven a more optimistic attitude will benefit you in terms of mental health and well-being. Even more intriguing is the idea that positive self-talk can lead to better physical health, happiness, and success in every aspect of your life. With so much at stake, it’s obvious that switching your brain over to a habit of positive …

5 Ways to Add Self-Care into a Busy Day

Where do you fit into your day? If you’re like most people, you’re pretty busy. You’re already dealing with work, relationships, and a whole lot of day-to-day actions. You’re running in every direction at once. How in the world are you supposed to fit self-care into a day like that?  Thankfully, it’s easier than you think. Try these five ways …

The Curse Of An Unfocused Mind

It’s hard to keep a focused mind Have you ever had important things to do, but you just couldn’t make yourself do them?  Sometimes it’s simple procrastination, but that’s not the only explanation that applies when you’re resisting your work. There can be a huge variety of reasons that are preventing you from taking the action you know you should …

Tips To Manage & Understand Your Emotional Triggers

Maybe you wonder what’s really going on when you feel like certain events push your buttons. Take control of your emotional triggers by increasing your awareness and developing new ways of responding. Understanding Your Emotional Triggers  Learn the definition of triggers. A trigger is an experience that draws us back into the past and causes old feelings and behaviors to …

How You Treat Others Is More Important Than What You Know

 “The people with the greatest love, not the most information, will influence us to change.”- Bob Goff Bob Goff is the New York Times best-selling author of the book Love Does. His quote reminds us that it isn’t what you know that matters as much as how you behave. You may have all the knowledge in the world on important …

Break these three bad habits to become a better leader

Some people are focused to becoming a leader.  They want to be in a leadership role and take charge. Other people find themselves in leadership roles reluctantly. They don’t necessarily see themselves as leaders but circumstances or necessity dictates that they’ve got to step up and lead. Either way, both potential leaders bring more than positive skills to the plate. …

Leading At Work, Leading At Home

Being a leader isn’t something you take on and off like a coat. Leadership skills and operating from a leadership perspective is something leaders do on and off duty. That’s because the skill sets that make a great leader also make great: Spouses Parents Community partners Volunteers AND Mentors Great leaders don’t go to work and put on their leadership …