Posts Categorized: Career Tips

How to Get More Done

Everybody is always seeking an edge, an edge on the competition, an edge for superior performance. We are always looking for ways to be more efficient and more productive. And there is a ton of information out there on how to be more productive. To find what works for you may just be a matter… Read More »

How to Stretch at Work

Many of us have sedentary jobs – we spend a lot of time sitting. It should come as no surprise that this is not good for your health. That is why it is important to exercise regularly, for example, by going to the gym or walking. Even at work, you need to take breaks fairly… Read More »

How to be Successful

Success. It is something we all strive for. But the question is, how do you achieve success? Most people would boil it down to a simple command – work hard. And it is certainly good advice, although a bit vague. And does it really cover everything you should and could do to be successful? Hardly.… Read More »

How to Think About Willpower

These days, when people think about willpower, they are more likely to see it as akin to a muscle, something that can tire with use and that needs to then be rested. Willpower is seen as something that is limited and can be used up. The Experiment This view can be attributed mainly to research… Read More »

Positive Thinking Is Not All That Positive

The power of positive thinking. We all assume it’s a good thing. After all, it has the word power right in the phrase. But research is showing that positive thinking may not be all that we think it is. That is not to say that it is always bad, just that we should not overindulge… Read More »

Do You Need a Career Coach?

You may be a recent college graduate, or you may be a mid-career professional looking to change careers. In either case, you have been looking for a job but not having much luck. One option to help your job search, whether you are having difficulty or not, is to hire a career coach. Is it… Read More »

How to Boost Career Growth

We are all looking to advance in our careers, to develop and grow professionally. Toward that end, we are continually looking to take on more responsibility in our job, to get feedback from supervisors about our performance, and to learn more about our profession. But there are other things we can do as well to… Read More »

The Best Way to Start Your Day

How do you usually begin your day? Is your first stop at the coffee pot? Then what, to your desk where you putter around a little, rummage through emails and maybe skim the news sites on the web? If you want to get the most out of the day, you need an effective routine to… Read More »

Improving the Way You Learn

In today’s workplace, change takes place more rapidly than ever. Employees know that if they want to continue doing their jobs well, they have to keep learning. Learning is a constant, and it doesn’t stop. If learning is a necessity, you want to learn in the most efficient way possible. Here are a few tips… Read More »

Steps to Making a Good Decision

At work, we have to make decisions all the time. Sometimes, we weigh the evidence before making a decision, sometimes we just go with our gut. But when you have a big decision to make at work, one that will have major consequences, it’s not something you want to do by intuition, or with a… Read More »