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? …

Why is being productive so important?

  This is the short version of the important of being productive.   So, you’ve likely been told that being productive is important, but you may not know exactly WHY?  And the answer honestly isn’t that easy, as being productive can affect different parts of your life. You Manage Your Time More Effectively One thing that productivity does is it allows …

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, …

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% …

Why You’re Unable to Just Sit Down and Do Your Work

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 variety of things that are preventing you from taking the action you know you should take Let’s get to the bottom of it. …

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 …

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 …

Are You Learning From Your Mistakes?

One of the greatest qualities one can possess is the ability to take a mistake and use it as a tool to work in their favor moving forward. There will be few, if any, days that go by in your life that you will navigate mistake free. With this in mind, being able to evaluate what you did wrong and …

5 Tips for Being Your Best at Work

Being your best at work means not only putting your best foot forward but also continually working to better yourself.  In work as in life, when you walk your talk and do the right things, it makes your world a better place, both for you and for those around you.  This is not about you wanting others to think and …

Differences between behavior vs. Outcome-based goals

We all know that goal-oriented people are more successful, happier, and more productive. But setting and keeping goals is a skill, and like any skill, there’s a right way to do it. One thing you might find helpful is separating your goals into behavior-based and outcome-based models. There are a few differences between the two, and knowing which is which …