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Here’s your ‘5 years’ audit

March 25, 2022 Categorized in: Advancement

It’s the interviewer’s favorite question, or the interviewee’s least favorite, or both: Where do you see yourself in five years? The five-year plan is an example of a future-oriented question that challenges applicants to look ahead. But why limit these fascinating questions to job interviews? How about turning them on yourself?
The war in Ukraine has provided a new opening for con artists to steal identity information and bilk money from generous Americans. Here’s how to minimize that risk.
After a miserable year, Kristen Coffield turned to her culinary roots and started with the one thing she could control: food that can dial down stress, increase energy and aid in our restorative rest. Here is her advice to budding entrepreneurs.
The internet is so vast, finding useful tools for your executive can be an overwhelming endeavor. It helps when you can get some solid recommendations, especially by a pro who knows what they’re talking about. Here is a list of some valuable sites from Medium.com’s Jenn Leach, a self-professed “total course junkie, online tool and resource junkie.”
If you’ve given notice, you’ll be sticking around for a bit, tying up loose ends and possibly helping to train your replacement. Some things to keep in mind.
The word amateur usually has some suggestive associations. It says to us: beginner, wannabe, inexpert, inauthentic, fledgling, imitation, unprofessional. But the word really means someone engaged in a pursuit for the pleasure of it rather than money. We should hope to keep or rediscover some of that amateur enthusiasm and take it with us on our professional and personal journeys.
Many of us feel guilty for being loners, but there’s no need. We are among millions just like us.
If you receive new ideas most effectively with a visual element, here are some methods you may want to incorporate in your working environment.

4 ways to get people to donate

February 2, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

A recent episode of Slate’s “How To!” podcast featuring author Maria Konnikova offered tips to summon donations.
How an admin busted her company for violating employees’ rights – and the law.
Sometimes, those filling administrative roles can feel pretty powerless. But you have more power than you realize.

Rethink how you refuel

February 2, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

The pandemic has seismically altered the world we live in and the way we live in it. While we adjust and move forward—returning to onsite work, adjusting to new hybrid positions or taking extra precautions to combat new covid strains ramping up—it can be trickier to take care of ourselves in the ways we used to.