Career Wisdom

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|

Rock How You Recognize Colleagues in Your Workplace

You need not wait for the next National Employee Appreciation Day to recognize the great work of your colleagues. The research indicates that when people feel valued and appreciated on the job it enhances their satisfaction, productivity, and organizational morale. According to Annamarie Mann and Nate Dvorak from Gallup Business Journal: “In today's war for [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:40-05:00April 8th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Five Rookie Mistakes to Avoid During Job Interviews

By Laura Deck A few weeks ago, I interviewed three candidates for a marketing specialist position at the Silicon Valley tech nonprofit where I work. The position was targeted at individuals who had acquired a few years of marketing experience since college graduation. I was expecting some basic marketing skills and a modest amount of [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:41-05:00March 30th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Happiness Hacks to Reinvigorate Your Workday

Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their workplace. A whopping 51% of American workers are actively looking for a new job or watching for new job openings. Many cite a work culture that is not inviting, stimulating, or designed to foster community amongst employees. Since the [...]

By |2018-08-06T08:11:06-05:00March 23rd, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How to Manage Stress in The Workplace

We often hear the word stress when someone talks about their work-life. What exactly do you think they are complaining about? What triggers stress at a workplace? Does everyone experience it? Did you know that during 2015/2016, there were about 488,000 cases of issues related to stress at the workplace and mental health in the [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:42-05:00March 18th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Eye Contact in the Career World: Where Are Yours Focused?

It’s often said that the eyes are “the windows to the soul,” and it makes sense considering that the way we make eye contact speaks volumes about how we feel about ourselves, and others. If you’re looking to improve your communication skills, I encourage you to pay attention to your eye contact – how you’re [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:43-05:00March 10th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|