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Keep your composure: Here’s how

October 23, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Composure is one of the best qualities you can have. When you remain composed, you stay in control of your emotions and the situation, leading you to make better decisions. When you feel yourself losing your cool, use one of these techniques.
With 70% of hiring managers—and nearly half of B2B buyers—visiting social media profiles, it’s important to watch how you present yourself online.

Who’s on your ‘reinvention board’?

October 10, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

Is it time for a new job? What about a whole new career? Sound daunting? In the book The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention, author Pamela Mitchell walks us through the process of career reinvention.

Say what? 3 translation tools

October 7, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Try these 3 translation resources.
Our LinkedIn and our news feeds are thick with pictures of cool, evolved floor plans and luxurious amenities. Places like this must really value their employees, right? Well, here are five myths about those workplaces that seem so great.
Experts who spoke with AARP The Magazine say financial freedom later in life is possible if you take these steps.
When humiliation occurs, it can seem nearly impossible to crawl out from underneath it and reclaim some dignity. In the worst moments, advice is difficult to hear, let alone follow. But there are some helpful strategies to guide you forward.
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The next time stress threatens to launch us into orbit, the following tips may bring balance back into our life and keep us grounded.
Meal kit delivery services may not fit everyone’s schedule, budget, or cooking habits, but the sheer variety of options is alluring. Here’s a list of some of the best.

Break your personal cycle of discord

September 12, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

It’s going to happen again sometime this month, or even this week: A new work conflict is going to kick the same old petty exchanges into gear. Daniel L. Shapiro, Ph.D., recently explained to a webinar audience how it always seems to work—and what you might be able to do to fix it.

Create a personal zen zone

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

It’s time to treat yourself to a bit of stress relief, without spending much money. Think about getting some of these things.