Personal Development

The next time you’re talking with your office manager, you might want to mention some of these facts, provided by Success magazine.

Escaping a rut at the office

August 2, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

When you’re feeling bored and unmotivated at work for a period of time, you’re probably in a rut, Stephanie Vozza writes at Fast Company. Here’s how to get out of it.
To become a superstar at work, you need to extend your knowledge of the job to knowledge of the organization.
A good night’s sleep helps with job performance, but do you know just how much sleep really counts? Here are the top warning signs you need more than a nap, courtesy of Nectar.
If breakfast is too much work for you, an easier way to improve your productivity for the rest of your day is to make your bed, says Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit.
Read like a boss … Eight fewer hours, 24% improvement … The upside of delayed gratification
If you run into a string of these pesky nightmares, or even one whopper, it’s probably time to take stock of your situation and acknowledge your stress is worth addressing.
Boat rockers, contrarians, call them whatever you like—sometimes these people become office stars because their courage naturally attracts followers and admirers. But how do you assert yourself and effect change without being a mere irritant?
Many people were raised to believe they’re “special” and wind up realizing they’re just average. Onboardly co-founder Heather Anne Carson offers these suggestions for a reality check.
So the professional conference you attended was great—but now you’re back in the office, and the clock is ticking on the knowledge you were given. Run down these steps to guarantee you get what you pay for at a training conference, and can share its highlights with your colleagues who weren’t lucky enough to attend.

Slay the monster called envy

July 5, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

There’s nothing wrong with feeling a little bit of envy or jealousy, but you don’t want to let it get the best of you at work.
Achieving a goal is a personal win, and many people reach their goals by concentrating on the desired outcome until it’s achieved. However, if you’re too focused on the destination you might miss the fun of the journey.
How to calm a problem caller … Rethink that fun ring tone … Keep thoughts of your PowerPoint background in the foreground … Bees are smarter than you think … The importance of a simple teapot … This may explain some of your office’s interpersonal relationships