WHY SHOULD YOU LEARN TO DEBATE?

When you think of the word debate, you probably think of a somewhat nerdy after-school activity offered in some high schools. But debating isn’t just for sport, as it is also known as “arguing.” And clearly, arguments have a place in our everyday lives.No matter what you call it, though, it is an important life skill to have for several …

THE GREAT RESIGNATION

Guest Article written by @Amii Barnard-Bahn. The busy roadside Burger King marquee announced, “WE ALL QUIT. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.” This is a cautionary signpost for leaders of our time. As companies struggle with the uncertainty of hybrid model shifts in the return to work, one thing is certain — employees are leaving. News headlines have been fixated on “The Great …

Does Your Emotional Health Affect Your Physical Health?

The Mind and Body Connection We’re most used to thinking of our physical selves when it comes to the topic of taking care of our health. Doing regular exercise, eating healthy, and getting enough sleep are just some of the basic ways to take care of ourselves and be in tip-top shape. However, when it comes to overall health, there’s …

Causes and Signs of Emotional Exhaustion

People only have a limited amount of energy to last throughout the day. That is why at the end of each day, we recharge, get a good night’s sleep, and refuel our energy to prepare for another day. Physical fatigue is not the only cause of exhaustion though. In most cases, psychological factors largely contribute to how much our bodies …

3 Strategies for Confidently and Professionally Expressing Your 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.   Things changed, with the pandemic it was realized that authenticity and compassion are vital for survival and to keep things moving.   …

15 Foods to Make Focusing Your Mind a Breeze

The things we eat have the power to help our brains function at optimal levels or to sink us into the morass of fog and forgetfulness. Why? Some foods (like things overly processed or full of sugar) create inflammation in your brain, making it harder for you to do what needs to get done.  It is vital to feed your …

The Power of Mentorships

Think back to a time when someone inspired you. Perhaps they spoke at an event you attended. You may remember a college professor who you loved. Whatever your memory, you probably thought of that person as a mentor. What was it about that person you saw inspiration? Was it the way they spoke or was it the message they presented? …

Five Possible Reasons Why Your Career Stalled

The Covid-19 pandemic has left many people feeling frustrated, lost, and without a sense of direction. Some have bounced back, but many are still struggling to find their way without a clear plan of action. Even in normal circumstances, it’s not uncommon for people to have their careers stall. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how hard you work; the right opportunity …

How adaptable are you?

Did you know that the ancient Chinese symbol for “crisis” is exactly the same as the symbol for “opportunity?” Seeing problems as opportunities is the best possible way to be successful in business and in life. It’s a matter of perspective, so shouldn’t you adopt the perspective that will lead to success and not failure? Problems, change, stress – they’re …

The 5 Main Benefits of Conflict

When you experience a violent storm, it’s easy to rail against the weather. The wind and the rain can seem terrifying, especially when coupled with the crash of thunder and the bright crackle of lightning splitting the sky. But ask any farmer, and they’ll tell you that even storms have their benefits. The rain is necessary for their crops. And …