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How To Change Careers Without Losing Your Mind

You hate your job. The economic outlook in your field is grim. You’ve moved and there are no openings in your area of expertise. You’re still too young to retire though. Whatever the reason for considering a new line of employment, knowing how to make a career change can seem like a daunting task. Break the thought process down into bite-sized chunks, weigh the benefits and consequences and tap into a new line of work with these ten tips. What’s Your Motive? Check the reasons why you want to change careers. Is it money? More time with family? The prestige of a new career? Understanding your mindset will guide your decision-making process. If it’s more free time you seek, a labor-intensive field may not be […]

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Solving Workplace Problems with a Culture of Creativity – 10 Strategies

If you ever have the opportunity to visit Google or Facebook headquarters, you will “smell” it. You will smell it, taste it, hear it and feel it. It is the vibe of creativity all around you. It’s people meeting in a green space outside; it’s informal discussions taking place in any of the numerous “food and watering holes;” it’s the open space and the happiness. You may not have an organization this large, but you do have an organization. And that organization can take a lesson from these giants. Create an environment and a culture in which people feel free to move about and talk, to engage their creative sides, and to propose solution ideas that may be way out of the box but that […]

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Which things you have to be ready to sacrifice to become a winner in life?

Becoming a winner isn’t an easy task. We all want it, but we are hardly ready to pay the price required for it. In addition, we end up living a life that is just boring and dull. We stay there feeling upset for not getting what we want, but we want it the easy way. Sounds familiar? Despite the fact that this is the truth for most of us, it is also a perfect recipe for failure. At this stage, you know that if you want to be successful, you will have to compromise and sacrifice some things in your life such as these listed below: Your uncountable pass times Have you ever heard of that person who achieved their goals while having a good […]

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Four ways of effective Management : How to achieve Extraordinary results from Ordinary people

As cliché as it sounds, we are all managers in our own rites. From the time we hit puberty a lot of things come under our own control. That means we have the power to make decisions, control events in our lives and by extension in the lives of others. Whether we realize it or not, that is when we start being a manager. Whether you’re managing your kids or your employees, whether you’re managing your teammates or a large organization, there are certain proven techniques which are universal. My name is Captain D, and I am presently in command of one of the largest ships in the world. In my experience over my formative years leading up to being a Captain, I have come […]

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Best Motivation Whatsapp Status Quotes

It’s time to get motivated by some of the greatest words ever spoken throughout history and then share them with the world by using them in a Whatsapp status or as a Facebook status. 15 Motivation Whatsapp Status Quotes 1) Change yourself – you are in control. 2) Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their ass and do anything to make it happen. 3) Be the change that you want to see in the world. 4) Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. 5) In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. 6) In a gentle way, you can […]

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This is How To Show Employers You Have The Skills They Want

In your mind, you’re the perfect candidate for every job you’ve ever applied for. You’re certain you fulfill every requirement in the job description, but after each application or interview you never receive that job offer. Maybe employers aren’t seeing all you really have to offer. Whether you have an non-traditional educational background, are looking to switch from a job that’s a paycheck to one that’s a career, or simply want to switch industries, it can be difficult to prove that you have what it takes. It’s up to you to show that your out-of-the-norm resume is actually exactly what employers are looking for. Here are three ways to show employers that you have the skills they want: 1. Be confident in your career path. […]

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Can a Holiday Gift Affect Employee Performance? You Bet!

A bottle of wine for someone who hates wine; a ham for an employee who is Jewish; peanut butter cookies to the employee who is allergic to peanuts; another coffee mug with the company logo. These are some typical gifts that bosses give to their employees during the holiday season – gifts that are meaningless, disliked, and do nothing to endear that boss to his staff. Certainly, there is a better way. How about asking employees what would be meaningful, what would be appreciated enough that it would motivate them to work a little harder for that boss? A coffee mug would probably not be high on the list. Empathy Part of gift-giving involves the trait of empathy on the part of the gift giver. […]

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STEM careers – How to Find the Best Job

You have now graduated from a STEM university; congratulations! We know it was not easy and it involved a lot of hard work and sacrifices. But here comes the good part – you will for sure find a well-paid job and a challenging working environment. Wondering where to start looking for a STEM job? Then just read on and you will find the best answer possible. Below, there are several essential guidelines on how to search and apply for STEM openings as a fresh graduate. Guidelines for STEM graduated students 1. Start with job websites The first place to look for a job, even in the STEM domain, is represented by all sorts of online websites. Create resumes on these sites; look for a specific […]

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Three Ways To Have an Awesome Year Even If You’ve Broken Your New Year’s Resolutions

Three months have already passed and it seems those New Year’s Resolutions that people have scribbled on the napkins from their ultra-heavy-holiday-dinners have already been used for something – and thrown out. So what can you do today to get back on track, go after your goals and live a productive life without rewriting or re-resolving to stick to your resolutions? 1) Select a theme for the rest of the year. It could consist of one word or one phrase. Treat the year like a chapter from a book and summarize the ideal you in an overarching theme. If you want to start eating right and exercising more, your theme could be “Healthy lifestyle”. If you want to get out of your comfort zone, expand […]

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4 Steps to Owning the Day, Everyday

Often, we think about how we can be better, reach goals, help others, and ultimately find fulfillment. Contemplating such thoughts is important to our mental well being, because it allows us to find these personal answers. The problem is that we tend to procrastinate, thinking to ourselves, “I’ll start making it happen tomorrow, I’ll take care of it then”. In order to be productive we must rid ourselves of this habit. No matter how our journey begins or at what point on the path we are at, it is important to take advantage of time. Here are 4 ways to own your day, everyday. 1. Prioritize- What matters right now for long term success? What is important to get done now to ensure that we […]

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