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The Path to Burnout

No professional intends to work themselves to burnout, of course, yet more and more are finding themselves there. If it’s not a conscious decision, then how is it that we end up experiencing burnout? From my perspective, it’s often a series of decisions and habits that accumulate over time. Often, these stem from a desire…

How Do You Spend Your Off Time?

When we’re looking for ways to improve and grow in our careers, we often look to the ways we spend our time in the office. Interestingly, how we spend our time outside of the office can also play a role in our professional success. The hobbies and activities we engage in outside of work often…

The Law of Attraction: Can you manifest your success?

The mainstream popularity of the Law of Attraction has grown over the last decade with the release of books like The Secret that break it down into its simplest ideas. While I certainly don’t claim to be an expert, there are certain elements that do seem to have some real value, especially for professionals wanting…

Maximize Your Mondays

No matter how much you love your job, Monday can be a challenging day of the week. Maybe you had a great weekend and aren’t ready to be back in work mode. Perhaps you know you’ve got a challenging schedule coming up. Maybe you’re just feeling exceptionally tired. Whatever the reason, we all struggle with…

Why Asking Questions Is the Key to Success

When it comes to business communication, we often focus on ourselves. We put together an elevator pitch, we know how to explain our value, and we share our expertise. But often, asking questions can be just as, if not more, important that all of this. Questions function in many key ways across our business, and…

The Power of Positivity

For ambitious professionals, success is likely a top priority. But it isn’t the only thing that matters in the workplace. If you’re unhappy in your work, burnt out, and pessimistic, that success becomes more difficult to achieve. Even if you do find the success you’re seeking, with a negative mindset, you’re not likely to be…

Communicating Gratitude

By now, you’ve probably heard the positive benefits gratitude can have in your personal life, with things like gratitude journals becoming very popular. But learning to communicate gratitude can also be highly beneficial in your professional life as well. It can give you a boost in multiple areas and make your overall work-life a bit…

The Networking Mistakes That Can Sabotage Success

Networking is an important activity for driven professionals. It can help them to build their brand, expand their opportunities, and grow their business. While most professionals have the best intentions when it comes to networking, there are some common mistakes that can dramatically limit their success. The more aware professionals are of these errors, the…