Are you ready to ask for what you want?

Are you ready to ask for what you want?

Self-Assessment Quiz – True or False: I know what I need to succeed at my job, from salary to support to scheduling. I am aware of my strengths and weaknesses. I don’t let other people make decisions for me without my input. I am confident with speaking up, interacting with higher executives, and tooting my…
4 ways to have a hard reset at work

4 ways to have a hard reset at work

Whether you’re in a productivity rut or you’ve lost all passion for your job, having a hard reset can be beneficial at work. It gives you time to pause before diving headfirst into another huge project while doubting your reasons for being there in the first place. Keeping all this in mind, here are four…
Two super easy ways to overcome social anxiety

Two super easy ways to overcome social anxiety

There are two ways which you can use simultaneously. I utilized both of them and, frankly, I have a hard time to decide which one was easier. 1. Work on your social skills Even the most socially anxious person can do tiny things that don’t require two-way interactions with other people. When I decided to…
Mastermind groups 101: What they are, how to run one, and whether or not you should you join one

Mastermind groups 101: What they are, how to run one, and whether or not...

Chances are good that you’ve been hearing about or wondering about mastermind groups but aren’t quite sure if they’re for you. It’s also entirely possible that you have no idea of what a Mastermind group is. Well don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! We asked Business Efficiency Consultant Yvonne Heimann – creator of The…
In the greenhouse of loss and love: An illustrated story

In the greenhouse of loss and love: An illustrated story

They found them in the greenhouse. It wasn’t much of a greenhouse, but to them it was a sanctuary. A safe place where she could work with soil and plants while he painted and listened to classical music. Sometimes they’d take a break and have tea outside, at the edge of the lawn where they…
3 ways to use social media to enhance your career

3 ways to use social media to enhance your career

A more recent dive into Pew Research Center data shows just how plugged in Americans are when it comes to both social media and technology. After reporting that the amount of Americans “using various technologies has stayed relatively flat since 2016,” the site later reports that “a contributing factor behind this slowing growth is that…
Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Selfish coworkers, narcissistic bosses, entitled clients — as you progress in your career, you will, unfortunately, encounter all the many sides of bad people to work with, but a new study in Psychological Review argues that these “dark” personality traits share one common core. Prioritizing personal gain is ‘D-factor’ If you want to avoid one of…
David Hume: Balanced skepticism

David Hume: Balanced skepticism

If you judged David Hume the man by his philosophy, you may judge him as disagreeable. He was a Scottish philosopher who epitomized what it means to be skeptical – to doubt both authority and the self, to highlight flaws in the arguments of both others and your own. By all measures, however, in spite…
Financial freedom: How to run away and work wherever you want

Financial freedom: How to run away and work wherever you want

Everyone dreams of running away now and again. Some people go full-on digital nomad. They wander the world, untied to a regular place of employment, and make money through some mysterious alchemy — or, you know, they do freelance work. But they make some sacrifices to live full-time this way. Sacrifices like selling their homes…
7 things every first-time job seeker should know

7 things every first-time job seeker should know

If you’re a new grad, you’re likely getting your feet wet in the job search world. There’s much to navigate — resumes, cover letters, applications, and more. It can be overwhelming and exciting all at the same time. We’re going over seven things we think every first-time job seeker should know to help you get…

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