10 Inspirational Quotes On Giving

– Posted in: motivation

Before we forget all about the holiday spirit of giving and rush back into the busyness of a new year, here are 10 inspirational quotes on giving: Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.  – Eleanor Roosevelt The secret is:  Never wait for someone else to give [...]

Two Real-Life Stories Of Looking For A Job Under Pressure – What To Do And What To Avoid

– Posted in: Success Stories, time management

When GM announced it was laying off 15% of its workforce, I thought of the laid off workers now looking for a job under pressure. Even without a layoff ramping up the anxiety, the job search carries enough pressure. A job search already tests your resilience with its ups and downs and tests your nerves [...]

Will Networking Pay Off? Five Steps To Measure Your Efforts

– Posted in: networking

A recent Forbes post explored how much networking it really takes to land a job (spoiler alert: there is no guarantee!). Because networking deals with person-to-person interactions, there will always be some uncertainty. If you do X type of outreach, will networking will pay off? We can’t say with 100% certainty. However, while networking may [...]

Are You Wasting Time At Your Job? 10-Point Checklist To See What Activities To Stop Doing

– Posted in: time management

One perk of writing multiple blogs (or annoyance, depending on your point of view) is that I get pitched with trends, ideas, and reports on a variety of subjects looking for coverage. I recently wrote a Forbes post on the four-day workweek, inspired by a survey of 3,000 employees around the world that revealed almost [...]