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Everyday Habits that will Advance your Career

Everyday Habits that will Advance your Career

Everyone wants to advance their career but not everyone knows how. There are habits you can put into place daily that will help. What are they? Read on to find out: Read the News If you really want to advance your career, you need to stay in the know with current...
Four Questions to Identify your Passions

Four Questions to Identify your Passions

How do you figure out exactly what it is, in life, that you are passionate about? This has a huge impact on the charisma you exude when making a first impression. When someone asks you “what do you do?” and you don’t love your work, it shows. The fact that you are not...
How to Improve Your Ability to Deliver Criticism

How to Improve Your Ability to Deliver Criticism

As the owner or manager of a business, you will have to deliver critical feedback to employees. No one enjoys delivering criticism, but it is a necessary part of the job. There are ways to improve your ability to handle these situations:   Don’t Overcomplicate...
Three Common Misconceptions about Leadership

Three Common Misconceptions about Leadership

Leadership isn’t always an easily or clearly defined concept. Some of the world’s greatest leaders would never have been expected as such had the right circumstances aligned. While good leadership starts with individual skills and a cultivated personality,...
Habits that will Sabotage your Success

Habits that will Sabotage your Success

A positive mind produces positive action which yields positive results. It’s basic math. A positive plus a positive equals a positive. However, every life has negative moments and every person has negative thoughts throughout the day. When we choose to engage with...
How to listen to your Employees and Improve your Company

How to listen to your Employees and Improve your Company

Listening is one of the most  important qualities for any business leader to have. Listening can improve rapport between management and employees, which will, in turn, improve business operations. Unfortunately, the concerns of many are not heeded to. With this, trust...
The Benefits of Exercise Before Work Each Morning

The Benefits of Exercise Before Work Each Morning

Working out any time of the day is a chore for most people. Often, it seems like prying a chunk of time from already packed schedules is a nearly impossible task. Many folks start their initial exercise regime after work. It’s not easy to wake up early....
Why Millennials Value Workplace Culture Above All Else

Why Millennials Value Workplace Culture Above All Else

With technological shifts, cultural paradigm shifts and a general abundance, the millennial generation is next up on the list to take hold of the reigns of the world stage in all aspects of life. Their grandparents grew up during world wars and depressions and were...
Tips for Becoming the Best Possible CEO

Tips for Becoming the Best Possible CEO

Have you recently been granted the title of CEO? Congratulations! Now the real work begins. How can you become the best possible CEO? The following are three tips to ensuring your success as a CEO: Build Your Leadership Team One of the most important jobs you have as...