Using Social Media to build a career, not just find jobs.
Video: Bored at work? Here’s what your brain is trying to tell you.
Developing your professional network will be far more valuable than uploading your resume to every listing site on the internet. VP of People and General Counsel at Udemy, Lisa Haugh, writes about why it is important to build a caree, not just find a job, and how to leverage the power of professional networking sites. […]
What to remember when drafting company emails
We’ve all been bored on the job at least once in our lives, but that boredom is actually very old human wiring. We constantly seek out new information to keep our minds sharp, and when tasks get repetitive we get bored and move on. But what if you can’t move on? What if the tasks […]
Overcoming Midday Slump at Work
Emails are our go-to communication channel at work because it is low-cost for the company, efficient for archiving and ensures transparency and accountability. For the individual employee, it is fast, fuss-free and less intrusive than a call. With its convenience, employees sometimes become over-reliant on it and take the implications of email communication for granted. […]
Book Review: Executive Presence – The Missing Link Between Merit and Success
Doing your best work requires focus and energy. But it’s hard to stay focused for an 8-hour stretch. So how can you find the necessary energy to get your work done? How do you choose those precious moments when you think you’ll be feeling your best to do the most challenging work? And what’s the […]
The Importance of Reading Between the Lines at Work
Based on a nationwide survey of college graduates working across a range of sectors and occupations, authors Sylvia Hewlett and the Center for Talent Innovation discovered that Executive Presence (EP) is a dynamic, cohesive mix of appearance, communication, and gravitas. While these elements are not equal, to have true EP, you must know how to […]
How to Develop Hindsight, Insight and Foresight
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 […]
Book Review: Deep Work
Improve your ability to think from a 360 degree view of your problems, life and circumstances. This IQ Matrix and video break down how to develop the habit of using hindsight, foresight and insight throughout the day to help improve your ability to make decisions and solve problems far more effectively.
Book Review: The Leader Who Had No Title – A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
With the proliferation of information that has come to define our everyday life, be it at work or at home, the risk of being distracted is evermore pertinent. In his book, Deep Work, author Cal Newport articulates an unconventional perspective on the benefits of distraction in the modern day. He writes about the sharpening of […]
In his new book, author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari book series Robin Sharma, tells a story of a unlikely success achieved through faith and confidence. Disenchanted by life as he knows it, Protagonist Blake DiFranco meets a friend who offers his an opportunity to change his fate. The deal? To spend a day […]