Learning

Do You Feel Lucky?

Do You Feel Lucky?

Would you describe yourself as a lucky person? Have you experienced success in your work or in your personal life? Do you often have “hunches” that turn out to be correct? Do you tend to be in the right place at the right time? If so, that’s awesome! If not – well, maybe there’s something(…)

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What Do I Do? Don’t Ask.

What Do I Do? Don’t Ask.

What do you say when you meet a person for the first time? You probably ask the person’s name. You might ask where the person grew up. And eventually you might ask one of the most common questions that people ask each other when they first meet… “What do you do?” There are good reasons(…)

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Making Decisions

Making Decisions

Life is full of decisions. We make hundreds of decisions every day. Most of these decisions are minor and barely require any thought. We decide when to get up in the morning, what clothes to wear, what to eat for lunch, and what groceries to buy. But occasionally, we need to make major decisions that(…)

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How to Accept Criticism

How to Accept Criticism

We’ve all heard the term, “constructive criticism.” This is the good type of criticism that is productive and helpful. According to various books and articles that I’ve read, constructive criticism is like nasty-tasting medicine. It’s terrible to swallow but it will make you a better person. Hey, you should be glad to get it! Well,(…)

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What’s Your Problem?

What’s Your Problem?

Every day, we’re faced with a variety of problems that demand solutions. In order to be successful, we must be able to adapt rapidly to change, take the initiative, exercise our judgment, and solve problems creatively and competently. Researchers have found that certain strategies can help people to solve problems more easily. These strategies are(…)

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Does Your Office Have a Mentorship Program? You Might Want to Make It Mandatory.

Does Your Office Have a Mentorship Program? You Might Want to Make It Mandatory.

In order to help new or inexperienced employees develop their knowledge and skills, many offices offer mentorship programs. And in most instances, these mentorship programs are optional. Mentorship programs are extremely beneficial. New employees who receive mentoring are often more effective and productive. They also benefit from feeling like they have someone whom they can(…)

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