Personal Development

Boost your job satisfaction

September 27, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

If you want to be truly happy at work, let go of these three things.
Talking about yourself and your accomplishments can be risky business. You don’t want to sell you or your work short, but coming off as pompous or clichéd can be bad for business, writes Jeff Haden for

Declutter and free your mind

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: OrganizingPersonal Development

Tiny bits of mental energy are tied up in each of our possessions. We’re subconsciously bombarded by questions: What if I lose this? What will it cost to replace? When can I afford a better one? To feel lighter, try a possession purge and simplify in other areas too.

Success comes from action–now!

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

There comes a point when you need to stop thinking about pros and cons, upsides and downsides, and just start rolling the dice. Try these assertive strategies.

Build your influence at work

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

To get noticed not just by your friends or your team, but everyone at work, try these 5 things.
“I’m going back to school!” It feels so good to say, but then come the details. Marcelle Yeager, writing at U.S. News & World Report, reminds us of some basics to keep in mind when pursuing higher learning.
In which we open to a random part of a 2,500-page old-school dictionary to discover etymological gold.

When hobby and career meet

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

There are certain tasks Scelia does every day as an assistant at Scarinci Hollenbeck, such as answering phones, screening emails, maintaining the schedule and updating social media accounts. However, there are frequent surprises, and she says that’s something she loves about her job.
It is estimated that the average human being will make 2 million mistakes in life. OK, not really—we have no idea of the actual figure, but that seems close. What to do about the small percentage we make at work and that haunt us days, weeks, even months later?

Dieting myths debunked!

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

8 beliefs that could be holding you back.

4 tips to strengthen your willpower

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

Willpower may not be just something you either have or don’t. Roy Baumeister, Ph.D., a professor of social psychology at Florida State University, believes it can be strengthened like a muscle. Give these strategies a shot.

How to speak to executives

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: Personal DevelopmentSpeaking

Executives are people just like you, and they appreciate being spoken to as you would a colleague. It’s time to shed your nervousness and realize that’s going to be you someday!
You work for someone for months, years or even decades, and then one day, your comfort zone is turned on its end. Before one door closes and a new one opens, take a moment to do these things.