Grit, Initiative, Creative Problem Solving

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How a Culture of Continuous Feedback Drives Employee Engagement

Photo by Adam Jang on Unsplash written by Samawat Shakil The shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy has had a far-reaching impact across the socio-economic spectrum. Employee engagement, and the concept of learning as a continuous, career-long process, have led to a paradigm shift in the way organizations think about the modern work-force. While [...]

By |2019-09-28T07:53:24-04:00September 28th, 2019|Creative Problem Solving|Comments Off on How a Culture of Continuous Feedback Drives Employee Engagement

Learning Is Supposed to Feel Uncomfortable

From Harvard Business Review, Peter Bregman discusses how being a learner is hard. Peter is one of my favorite experts in this area. He did a terrific TedxTalk Living With Your Hands Off Your Ears in which he talks about how we learn. In this article, he talks about how hard learning is. He writes: Here’s [...]

By |2019-09-23T16:57:39-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Grit|Comments Off on Learning Is Supposed to Feel Uncomfortable

To Give a Great Presentation, Distill Your Message to Just 15 Words

From Harvard Business Review, Tricia Brouk provides excellent advice on how to give a great presentation including how to pitch a presentation by distilling your message to 15 words. She writes: Know how to pitch. When you understand and master the pitch, you’ll get onto more stages, which in turn will give you the confidence to [...]

By |2019-08-24T08:02:31-04:00July 21st, 2019|Influence|Comments Off on To Give a Great Presentation, Distill Your Message to Just 15 Words

Overcoming Debt Depression & Improving Your Health Both Mentally & Financially

Photo by Alice Pasqual on Unsplash By Andrew Rombach From student loans and mortgages to car payments and credit cards, Americans have a lot of debt. In fact, according to Northwestern Mutual, the average personal debt in this country exceeds $38,000 (excluding mortgages). Most debt is from credit cards and mortgages, each making up 25%. The total consumer [...]

By |2019-10-22T08:12:25-04:00June 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Overcoming Debt Depression & Improving Your Health Both Mentally & Financially

Is Online Therapy Right for You?

By Marie Miguel. Marie Miguel has been a writing and research expert for nearly a decade, covering a variety of health- related topics. Currently, she is contributing to the expansion and growth of a free online mental health resource with BetterHelp.com. With an interest and dedication to addressing stigmas associated with mental health, she continues to specifically target [...]

By |2019-08-24T08:03:33-04:00March 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Online Therapy Right for You?

Make Your Stress Work for You

Marie Miguel By Marie Miguel. Marie Miguel has been a writing and research expert for nearly a decade, covering a variety of health- related topics. Currently, she is contributing to the expansion and growth of a free online mental health resource with BetterHelp.com. With an interest and dedication to addressing stigmas associated with mental health, [...]

By |2019-03-17T11:41:34-04:00March 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make Your Stress Work for You

Developing Great Leaders: The Human Workplace Perspective

by Wendy Dessler   Putting the right people in place is a key part of achieving small business success. As a business owner, hiring people who can lead your company into the future is essential. While businesses spend millions of dollars a year on leadership development, nearly 71 percent of business owners feel like the [...]

By |2018-11-18T14:03:17-04:00September 16th, 2018|Whatever you are, be a good one.|Comments Off on Developing Great Leaders: The Human Workplace Perspective

15 Traits of Unstoppable People

From Entrepreneur, Deep Patel provides an excellent list of 15 traits of unstoppable people. These are my favorites from his list: 2. They develop a clear vision. Every path to success starts with a vision; it’s what gives you direction. It’s your reason for working as hard as you do. Once you have a vision for what you [...]

By |2018-08-11T17:24:49-04:00August 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 15 Traits of Unstoppable People

How to Tell Your Story 

  From 99U, Matt McCue provides a terrific 5 step process for telling a story. Matt writes: Here’s a five-step guide for how to build and develop a compelling narrative. It uses 99U articles as examples, so readers can see how an editorial property evaluates ideas, decides which ones get published, and why. Granted, there is [...]

By |2018-10-14T10:30:19-04:00June 3rd, 2018|Storytelling|Comments Off on How to Tell Your Story