Guarding Yourself Against Workplace Sabotage

People enter new jobs with baggage and as much as we may choose to respect everyone at work, the truth remains that not everyone acts fairly to you. Sometimes, there much be sabotage or malice, which we must learn to guard against and rise above. In an article written by Larue Novick on LivingMagazine.net, she writes […]

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Addressing Workplace Bullying

People are as complex as organizations. Throughout our career, especially during our earlier years in the workforce, we may have encountered colleagues who were malicious or took advantage of us. Often, we do not recognise such behaviour as bullying or fail to accept that our negative experiences count as bullying. After all, we see ourselves […]

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Book Review: MINDSET – Changing the Way You Think to Fulfil Your Potential

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and […]

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5 Powerful Ways to Think More Positive Thoughts

No matter how driven and passionate you are at work, you are bound to experience disappointment and skepticism as much as you do satisfaction and joy. Adversity is inevitable and it is easy to dwell on mistakes. However, it is certainly possible and in fact important to be reflexive and embrace every experience positively as a […]

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Book Review: The ONE Thing

The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Result by Gary Keller has made more than 350 appearances on national bestseller lists, won 12 book awards and been translated into 27 languages. People are using this simple, powerful concept of ONE to prioritize and focus on what matters most in their personal and professional lives. By focusing […]

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10 No-Fail Dinner Party Conversation Starters

Running out of conversation starters at parties? Karla McDonald from Huffingtonpost.com has some tips for you to bring back the fun! Alexa Hampton, interior designer and author — I will first ask them to explain to me their work. People usually have a way they explain their job, or how they spend their day, so they can […]

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Christmas To-Do’s for Young Professionals

As Christmas approaches and the year draws to a close, there are many ways to celebrate and share the festive joy. For young professionals, Christmas is a time to gather your loved ones and show your appreciation, send warm regards to acquaintances and peers and look back on a year of success with your colleagues. […]

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