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4 Simple Steps to Set Intentions

It’s that time of year again: Time to re-evaluate your life, business, and goals. Setting intentions for this year will help you fulfill them and be more successful than setting a resolution. Both practices require looking at yourself and making changes. But an intention isn’t as harsh as a resolution. Rather than setting goals forContinue reading “4 Simple Steps to Set Intentions”

7 Great Ways to Show Gratitude During the Holidays

“When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude,” writer G.K. Chesterton said. It’s that time of year: The perfect opportunity to show appreciation to those who have helped you this year and those you don’t know. It will do your heart and headContinue reading “7 Great Ways to Show Gratitude During the Holidays”

How to Develop an Abundance Mindset (and Why You Should)

An abundance mindset is when you believe there are enough resources in the world for everyone and are grateful for what you have.  This is in opposition to the scarcity mindset, which believes the earth contains limited resources. This mindset creates an overly competitive lifestyle and envy for others because the person tends to focus onContinue reading “How to Develop an Abundance Mindset (and Why You Should)”

Advanced Leadership Skills for Managers

Managers can make or break the workplace atmosphere, seeping into a company’s outputs.  Unfortunately, good management can sometimes be hard to find. Poor management costs $7 trillion globally, or  9-10% of the world’s GDP. This staggering number can decrease if companies hire and train better-equipped managers.   Below are the top 4 skills required for advancedContinue reading “Advanced Leadership Skills for Managers”

5 Essential Skills for Professionals

To be successful, you need dedication, determination, and hard work. You also need some up-to-date skills. Below are the Top 5 skills for professionals. 5 Essential Skills for Professionals 1. Soft skills According to LinkedIn data analysis, in 2019, companies looked most for these soft skills: creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability, and time management. Soft skills, suchContinue reading “5 Essential Skills for Professionals”

Decrease Clutter for a Happier, Healthier, More-Productive You

Clutter can be detrimental to your success. A messy desk and office may seem normal, but it is a problem that can make you less successful. According to the National Association of Professional Organizations, paper clutter is the number 1 problem for most businesses. Studies show the average person wastes 4.3 hours per week searching forContinue reading “Decrease Clutter for a Happier, Healthier, More-Productive You”

Reduce Work-Related Burnout with These Action Steps

Burnout is extreme fatigue often caused by work-life imbalance and a lack of social support. According to Ohio State University, burnout can cause extreme physical and mental exhaustion and has been connected with many health risks, including early mortality, depression, coronary heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.  Certain personality traits, such as pessimism, perfectionism, andContinue reading “Reduce Work-Related Burnout with These Action Steps”

5 Steps to Combat the Comparison Trap

In today’s society, it’s common to try to one-up people, whether it’s with material things or with accomplishments. And to do this, we often compare ourselves to others. But this can do more damage than good. Let’s take a look. Thomas Mussweiler, a professor of organizational behavior, says, “We’re wired for connection and belonging, butContinue reading “5 Steps to Combat the Comparison Trap”

How to Stay Positive in a Negative World

Remaining positive when negative tension surrounds you is a skill worth mastering and sharing with others. If you need a few ideas on how to create a positive outlook or cheer others up, here are some you’ll’ find helpful.  Breathe. Practice the 4-7-8 technique from Dr. Andrew Wile. Try this breathing pattern: empty the lungsContinue reading “How to Stay Positive in a Negative World”

How to Flourish: Focus on Personal Growth

We don’t always talk about personal growth, but it should be the topic of conversation or at least the topic of thought. How do we flourish in such a busy world? Here are ten steps to encourage your growth. 10 Steps to Encourage Your Personal Growth Volunteer. We don’t always want to add another thingContinue reading “How to Flourish: Focus on Personal Growth”