Personal Development

You may have had “in-between” times in your life: in-between jobs, in-between relationships, in-between the old you and the new you. Such times can make you feel uncomfortable and insecure, but that’s a good sign, says life coach Gail Blanke.
Whether it’s surviving a job loss, a divorce or a negative health diagnosis, don’t buy into the “war stories” you may have heard before. You can decide what you want your outcome to be.
Changing one or two interpersonal habits can help you gain respect at work and at home. Executive coach Marshall Goldsmith identifies 20 habits that annoy people and explains how to break those habits.
You’ve probably heard of the body’s instinctive “fight or flight” reaction to stress, but have you heard of “tend or befriend”?

Sharpen your designer’s eye

March 1, 2007 Categorized in: Personal Development

Sharpen your designer’s eye by finding out more about what company logos mean.
Make your web site more inviting — and effective — by emphasizing “you.”

Get some kitchen-table advice

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: Personal Development

Got a question about how to save for the kids’ college education? Or how much you can sock away in your IRA? This online resource offers one-on-one answers.
Scientists once believed that trying to be happy was as futile as trying to be taller. But recent studies suggest that we can make ourselves happier not just for a day or two, but long term.

Ready or not, just do it

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: AdvancementPersonal Development

If you want to whip yourself into shape or earn a professional degree, don’t wait until you feel ready, says Robert Leahy, psychologist and author of The Worry Cure. No such time will come. Here’s what to do instead …
Women are way too emotional at work. Heard that stereotype before? The truth is, emotions come into play at the office every day, and not only for women.
The next time you’re waiting for inspiration to strike before you start a creative project, don’t. Instead, start right away by remembering these quotes from highly creative people.

Earn free entry

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: Personal Development

Earn free entry to a swanky networking event by volunteering to help out.

Achieve greatness

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: Personal Development

Achieve greatness by focusing on the quality of your work.