Career Wisdom

Time Off Helps You Thrive in Life and Career

It’s no surprise that most adults are overworked and overwhelmed but the counter-intuitive reality is that many are not taking all the paid time off they’ve earned. According to Project: Time Off “After years of being asked to ‘do more with less’ workers are overstretched, stressed out, and exhausted. The always-on, 24/7 American work culture [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:31-05:00June 21st, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Success Means Showcasing Your Human Side

This blog was contributed by Sheila Sands who shares compelling wisdom about tapping the human side of your brand for success. Once upon a time, doing business of any kind meant picking up a telephone, speaking to a person politely, maybe booking an appointment and then strolling through town to their office or store. But [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:33-05:00June 13th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Career Wisdom for the Class of 2018 That Works for Seasoned Professionals

The Class of 2018 list of commencement speakers included celebrities like Oprah Winfrey at USC Annenberg, Michael Bloomberg at Rice University, Queen Latifah at Rutgers University and Sheryl Sandberg at MIT.  Brown University awarded Sting an honorary degree along with his wife and activist, Trudie Styler. He serenaded the graduation crowd with an a capella [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:34-05:00June 1st, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Laughter Is The Best Medicine: Finding the Funny Side of Life and Career

Ever notice how a good laugh can go a long way in changing the way everything looks? After a less than stellar day last week, I happened upon one of my favorite comedians on social media. I started off giggling and before I knew it, I was in full-out, belly laugh mode. Afterwards, I realized [...]

By |2018-05-31T19:07:31-05:00May 27th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

A Money Conversation – Part II: Getting It In Writing

In last week’s post, A Money Conversation Part I, I asked readers to examine their sense of self-worth as it relates to money, and asked, ‘If money talks… what is it saying to you?’ It’s an interesting idea to think of personifying money – actually thinking about what it might want to say to you, [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:36-05:00May 19th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

A Money Conversation Part I: Your Self-Worth

Each spring, come tax time, we have the opportunity to take stock of how much we’ve made, how much we’ve spent, and overall, how we’re doing with our money. If, as the saying goes, “Money talks,” – what is its message to you after this year’s tax season has come and gone and tax returns [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:36-05:00May 12th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Myth Buster: You Can’t Afford NOT to Record an Audiobook

Do you want to sell more books? Do you want to book more speaking engagements? Do you want to stand out from the crowd? Then, if you have written a book, you MUST record an audiobook – and, it’s affordable! No Printing Costs When you record your audiobook, you have a digital product you can [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:37-05:00May 5th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Solutions to Tackle Communication Breakdowns at Work

Regardless of your ideological views or political persuasion, these are turbulent times around the world. I’ve noticed a sense of angst, heightened anxiety, and a palpable change in how people treat each other personally and professionally. It’s time to get back to what distinguishes us as human beings -  treating one another with compassion, dignity, [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:38-05:00April 27th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

An Obsession with Reading Can Enhance Your Career

This blog was contributed by Rebecca Temsen and first appeared in Self Development Secrets. Books are everywhere. Libraries big and small and bookstores are splattered all over college campuses and larger cities. They are all filled with one of the most important things of all time—books. Those who read books appreciate the multiple places to [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:39-05:00April 20th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Emotions At Work: Keeping Them In Check

Emotional Intelligence guru, Daniel Goleman, says that, to succeed in today’s workplace, the ability to manage your emotions is key. In his book Working With Emotional Intelligence, Goleman emphasizes the importance of understanding how our emotions affect our actions on the job as well as how they influence the reactions of others. As a career [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:40-05:00April 15th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|