Video: Follow your curiosity
How not to let your ego ruin your career
In this talk, Morris Morrison sheds light on the subjective nature of what it means to be successful. Morris will draw on his life story to show how even in the bleakest circumstances we can count on our instincts and curiosity to guide us to safety.
Book Review: Work – How to Find Joy and Meaning in Each Hour of the Day Paperback
No doubt there’s been some point in your career when your work was under consideration, or a client or coworker seemed to be steering the project in a way that undervalued your contribution. Ted Leonhardt, former global creative director of FITCH Worldwide, discusses a few key steps to help you prevent letting your ego sabotage […]
Success is When Your Calling and Ego Work Together
In Thich Nhat Hanh’s latest teachings on applied Buddhism for both the work place and daily life, this book sheds light on how to overcome dilemmas and problems calmly and with wisdom. Topics discussed include dealing with workplace scenarios; dealing with home and family; encounters with strangers and with daily life; transportation; and creating communities […]
5 Ways To Boost Your Mindset For Success
Are you driven by calling or ego? Shelley Prevost, Co-founder and CEO of Torch, shares the importance of having both work hand in hand. According to her, we are designed to use both. Your calling and ego each play important roles in your life, but neither of them mean anything on their own. Calling without ego Calling […]
How to Talk so that People Want to Listen
We all want to know the secret to success, but the reality is that there are so many factors that go into what makes one truly successful. While hard work and dedication are indispensable to achieving success, maintaining a solid mindset can go a long way towards helping you stay on the path to success. Ashley […]
The Importance of Reading Between the Lines at Work
Speaking is probably the easiest thing you can do, but to speak in a way that people would want to listen to, is definitely one of the hardest thing to do. How can you be more persuasive when you speak?
Three things that employers want to see in your social media profiles
Learning to read between the lines and react accordingly is an important skill to nurture and apply. According to Terri Tierney Clark, CEO of Summit Leadership Advisors, there are three primary types of situations where you’ll be wise to consider alternate meanings from your colleagues: when office politics influences the outcome, when someone is avoiding an […]
Video: Do you really know why you do what you do?
We have all heard that potential employers are going to be looking for us on social media. Some 44% of employers surveyed said that they had hired a candidate through social media. But why do they do it? What is it that companies want to see about our private life activities before making a professional […]
How to Stop Taking Things Personally
Experimental psychologist Petter Johansson researches choice blindness — a phenomenon where we convince ourselves that we’re getting what we want, even when we’re not. In an eye-opening talk, he shares experiments (designed in collaboration with magicians!) that aim to answer the question: Why do we do what we do? The findings have big implications for […]
When you are invested in a task, be it in your professional or professional life, it is always hard to receive criticism on it well. Yet as daunting as it is to detach yourself emotionally from negative feedback, it is important to learn how to do so. The journey to the peak of our career […]