Managing your time and priorities

“Time is the coin of your life.   It is the only coin you have and only you can determine how it will be sent.  Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you”. Effective Time Management really begins with planning based on your priorities.   Getting clear on your priorities will help you achieve them.    Time is a limited …

Tips for Cultivating a Growth Mindset in Children

Tips to Help Your Child Develop a Growth Mindset Learning to embrace a growth mindset when you are young is the perfect time to adopt this positive attitude. Children who are growth-oriented are more likely to enjoy school, to achieve their goals, and to have higher self-esteem. Teachers and parents who are looking for ways to cultivate a growth mindset …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …