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How to Stay Busy When You Have Down Time at Work

How to Stay Busy When You Have Down Time at Work "Sometimes I just stare at my desk, but it looks like I am working," is one of the most infamous quotes from the beloved comedy, Office Space. It makes us laugh because it rings true--at least a little for most of us. We all have downtime at work on occasion. Sometimes our busy hours are seasonal, [...]

July 31st, 2020|

How to Manage Back-to-School as a Working Parent During Covid-19

How to Manage Back-to-School as a Working Parent During Covid-19 With cases of Covid-19 rising across the nation, most schools are reopening virtually this fall while workers continue to work from home. It will be difficult for working parents to strike a balance juggling the demands of parenting while meeting demands at work. Managing projects and sticking to deadlines is hard enough on a normal [...]

July 24th, 2020|

Why to Include Volunteer Experience on Your Resume

Imagine that you are competing for a position, and you bring the same skill set as other applicants, which are the minimum requirements for the job… But one applicant really stands out because they spend their free time at a charity, helping the community, and gaining experience with a non-profit organization. Who do you think would be more likely to get the job? With everything [...]

July 17th, 2020|

You can Set Yourself Apart by Doing These Things which Require No Talent

Some of us are more gifted with talents and acquired skills than others. But, that doesn't automatically give a person a better shot at their professional success than others. In fact, in my life I have met many exceptionally talented people who failed to be successful because they didn't apply themselves in the ways that they should. These are things that you can do to [...]

July 10th, 2020|

5 Things Successful People Don’t Say

5 Things Successful People Don’t Say Our thoughts and the things we say have a direct correlation with our success. Negative thoughts and self-talk have no place in a successful person’s mind. In order to be successful, you must have an unrelenting can-do attitude. Your attitude and thoughts are reflected in your actions and the things you say. These are 5 things that successful people [...]

July 3rd, 2020|

Habits of Successful People

Success can be defined differently to different people. It’s a personal definition, but there are habits that all successful people follow.  Success is not a destination; it’s a journey. These habits that can help you along your journey to success: Be purposeful Do not waste time on things that do not help you achieve your goals or be successful. Start every day with a purpose [...]

June 26th, 2020|

Networking During Covid-19

Networking is an important piece of our professional development, and we all need to adapt to the “new normal” way to network during social distancing. For many of us, virtual connections and relationship building is new. We used to be able to meet coworkers at the water cooler, or in face to face meetings. So, meeting other professionals digitally may require you to go outside [...]

June 19th, 2020|

How to Become More Agile

How to Become More Agile According to Aaron De Smet, a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, agility requires stability. The two go hand in hand. This may sound counter intuitive, but in fact, the one constant thing in business is change. De Smet states, “Agility is the ability of an organization to renew itself, adapt, change quickly, and succeed in a rapidly changing, ambiguous, [...]

June 12th, 2020|