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Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

December 4, 2018
Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

Tweet We all have ‘off’ days from time to time. Whether you didn’t get enough sleep or aren’t excited about what you need to accomplish on any given day, here are five steps to staying motivated so you can get the job done. First, visualize your goal and document the reasons for attaining it....
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Four Reasons to Garner Gratitude in the Workplace

November 27, 2018
Four Reasons to Garner Gratitude in the Workplace

Tweet Most American employees have become accustomed to an automatic reply of, “thanks.” Unfortunately, such simple statements don’t bear much weight. In fact, only four percent of workers find these generic expressions of recognition memorable according to Globoforce. To truly demonstrate gratitude, words and actions must be deliberate and specific. Here are four reasons...
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Affordable Ways to Show Customers Sincere Appreciation

November 19, 2018
Affordable Ways to Show Customers Sincere Appreciation

Tweet There are hundreds of ways to show appreciation for your customers this holiday season—even on a shoestring budget. Many businesses hold off until closer to mid-December to deliver gifts to clients, but Thanksgiving is also an ideal time to show them appreciation with gifts or notes of thanks. Here are four ways to...
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Master an Interview After Leaving a Job on Bad Terms

November 13, 2018
Master an Interview After Leaving a Job on Bad Terms

Tweet Leaving a job on less-than favorable terms sometimes results in feeling defeated, depleted and awkward. Worse yet, it’s difficult to discern how to discuss why we left a previous employer once we land an interview. Whether you were let-go, resigned with less than two weeks’ notice, or got burned out and quit, have...
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Four Challenges Only the Success Mindset Can Overcome

November 5, 2018
Four Challenges Only the Success Mindset Can Overcome

Tweet It often amazes me how some people perceive challenges as insurmountable while successful people see them simply as obstacles to overcome. When Martin Seligman at the University of Pennsylvania studied this phenomenon, he concluded that success in life is based on one critical distinction—whether you believe that your failures are the result of...
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Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

October 28, 2018
Three Tips to Put Your Networking Fears to Rest

Tweet Networking effectively is important to succeed in any line of business, yet many people fear putting themselves into uncharted waters and meeting unfamiliar faces. Think back to the last networking event you attended, perhaps it was a conference or new product launch party. Did you look new faces in the eyes as you...
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Three Fears to Overcome When Job Searching

October 23, 2018
Three Fears to Overcome When Job Searching

Tweet A longer-than anticipated job search can crush self-confidence and fertilize fears of rejection. When your livelihood is at stake and landing a new job is a priority, here are three fears to overcome—and how to do it. 1. Enlisting the support of others. Research shows that most people are too reluctant to ask...
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Four Career Lessons Better Learned Now Instead of Later

October 15, 2018
Four Career Lessons Better Learned Now Instead of Later

Tweet According to Cassell’s Dictionary of Slang, the expression ‘KEEP ON KEEPING ON,’ dates back to the 1910s. This adage is often used today, but is it really a sustainable strategy? Here are four career lessons you’ll be grateful to learn sooner rather than later. Regret robs your ability to enjoy the gift of the...
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Find Your State of Happiness Regardless of Where You Live

October 8, 2018
Find Your State of Happiness Regardless of Where You Live

Tweet Last month WalletHub revealed its 2018  list of the Happiest States in America.  The researchers examined all 50 states across 28 key metrics including, but not limited to, depression rate, sports participation rate and income growth.  If you reside in Hawaii, Utah, Minnesota, North Dakota, or California, congratulations—you in live in one of...
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Four Ways to Bounce Back from a Bad Job Interview

October 1, 2018
Four Ways to Bounce Back from a Bad Job Interview

Tweet Have you ever left a job interview with a gut feeling that you completely blew it?  Most people have and the natural response is a tall order of feelings of frustration, shame, disappointment and sometimes even—depression.  Walking away to wallow and wish things had gone differently won’t benefit anyone. Instead, follow these four...
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