Personal Development

A career can be full of butterflies-in-your-stomach moments, but you don’t have to feel powerless against them. The next time you begin to dread a particular aspect of the job, run through these questions.

Know these tech terms?

November 3, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

It’s hard to keep up with technology itself, let alone technology lingo. For those who aren’t too terribly techy, here are some defined terms that you should know to really be on top of what’s going on in IT and the marketing functions it often supports.
Every workplace has rules, but succeeding on the job means following some unwritten rules of behavior. Kiplinger offers this list of behaviors employees should steer far away from.
Some see virtual reality (VR) as strictly a gaming community thing or something relegated to only the highest of high-tech firms. However, VR is making it into the everyday business realm. Here are some applications and uses that may be useful in your organization.

Nurture a mindset for success

October 5, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

Nurturing the right mindset is crucial to long-term success in any occupation or industry. The Tampa Bay Times advises adopting attitudes like these.

Conquer difficult tasks

October 5, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

When the going gets tough, remember this science-based advice from the Nature website to stay focused and get the job done.
Every career coach had to start somewhere. The Fast Company website shares some of the best advice top career coaches ever got from their own coaches and mentors.
Success on the job doesn’t happen by itself. Getting ahead at work takes, well, work. Follow these back-to-basics tips from the BioSpace website.

Fired from ‘The Facts of Life’!

September 7, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

Here’s writer and humorist Andy Borowitz on being hired to scribe for the ’80s sitcom “The Facts of Life.”
Setting goals and reaching for them, striving to improve, working on yourself: These are all good things. But planning can actually bring missteps.

LinkedIn or Linked Out?

September 7, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

There’s no shortage of people telling you that if you don’t at least have a profile set up on LinkedIn, then you’re practically invisible. But do you really need to be there? Of course not. And here’s a few reasons why.
Once in a while, you have a gauntlet day: a day that you dread upon waking. You dread it because there are obligations stacked up like towering blocks. Here are some tips to help you soldier through.
In a 2019 CNBC article, author and consultant Gary Burnison cited some Harvard Business School research on how our choices in declining or avoiding invitations—both social and professional—have significant interpersonal effect.