CAREER & BUSINESS

How to Reinvent Yourself at Work and Have More Influence
Career & Business

How to Reinvent Yourself at Work and Have More Influence

With reinvention, you’ll balance your life and maintain your interest In life, it’s sometimes necessary to reinvent one’s self. This may be true in your personal life or your work life. Kevin Hart said, “I feel like I have a job to do, like I constantly have to reinvent myself. The more I up the ante for myself, the better…

The Counterintuitive Approach To Building a Strong Team
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The Counterintuitive Approach To Building a Strong Team

How well managed debate can improve your workplace When we think about team building exercises, we equate that with creating trust, respect and unity in the group. However, there is one key factor that many people don’t consider: encouraging debate. According to recent research, the ability to argue well and manage conflict effectively is more accurate in determining long-term business…

Top 11 Ways to Give Difficult Feedback
Career & Business, Rose's Blog

Top 11 Ways to Give Difficult Feedback

Learn the proper techniques to deliver evaluations to employees Giving effective feedback and mindfulness go hand-in-hand. Everyone has had the negative experience of “getting yelled at” by a boss during evaluation time. Maybe your sales numbers were poor, or the quality of your service wasn’t up to snuff. One thing is for sure: a barrage of name-calling and screaming is…

Multitasking Makes Us Inefficient
Career & Business

Multitasking Makes Us Inefficient

11 ways to break the habit of trying to do everything at once

How To Rewire Your Relationship with Money
Career & Business, Rose's Blog

How To Rewire Your Relationship with Money

Words of wisdom to change your perspective Do you say to yourself, “If I just had more money, my life would be so much better?” Many people have a love-hate relationship when it comes to money. Some look at money as the be-all and end-all, constantly chasing and seeking more of it. Others see money as the enemy, spending more…

Eliminate the Stress of Having “So Much to Do”
Career & Business, Happiness, Mindfulness, Wellness & Health

Eliminate the Stress of Having “So Much to Do”

Small changes can release you from the trap of stress and busyness so you can enjoy your life. From time to time, we all get consumed with our hectic schedule and demands of life. When that happens, we need to shift our thinking and adjust our expectations to reduce the stress of having “so much to do.” By making alterations…

10 Ways To Brave Up
Career & Business

10 Ways To Brave Up

Gain More Power, Confidence and Authority in Your Life and Career

5 Ways BIG Change Can Boost Your Self-Esteem, Happiness And Success
Career & Business, Transformation, Wellness & Health

5 Ways BIG Change Can Boost Your Self-Esteem, Happiness And Success

Often, when I’m working with my clients or course members, the concepts we explore together take on a brand new meaning given what’s going on in my own life. Such was the case this summer. In late June, I underwent a massive change in my life, including selling our house of 16 years where we raised our children, moving (in…

How To Deal With Failure And Emerge Stronger Than Before
Career & Business, Happiness, Rose's Blog

How To Deal With Failure And Emerge Stronger Than Before

Strategies to overcome adversity Many of us are scared to take action because we don’t want to fail. We let fear paralyze us and prevent us from moving forward. Maybe it’s starting the next chapter of your life or a career change you’ve been afraid to make. If you’re anything like me, you probably want to know where the path…

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Career
Career & Business, Happiness, Relationships

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Career

It hit me four years into my career—at that point, a sequence of entry-level to associate-level jobs—as I was filing papers for my boss on a Friday evening. The office lights had already gone out, and I was the only person left. I’d had too much work during the week to get to this more menial task. So there I was, on…

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Career
Career & Business, Happiness, Relationships

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Career

It hit me four years into my career—at that point, a sequence of entry-level to associate-level jobs—as I was filing papers for my boss on a Friday evening. The office lights had already gone out, and I was the only person left. I’d had too much work during the week to get to this more menial task. So there I was, on…

8 Expert Methods to Achieve Your Resolutions
Career & Business, Happiness, Meditation, Mindfulness

8 Expert Methods to Achieve Your Resolutions

How to rewire your brain to meet this year’s goals During January, resolutions top many people’s to-do lists. Yet, by early February, gyms start thinning out, discipline dissolves and willpower seems to fly out the window. But, studies show that sometimes it’s more about the old cues and triggers pulling us into our old routines than a lack of willpower or knowledge.…

Mindfulness Lives In Single-Tasking
Career & Business, Happiness, Lifestyle, Mindfulness

Mindfulness Lives In Single-Tasking

6 tips to finding success by focusing on one task at a time Do you pride yourself on being a talented multi-tasker? Well, a new study says that may be an illusion. The study, conducted by Stanford University, says that multitasking may be detrimental to not only your brain, but also your ability to get things done faster and more…

Accept More to Achieve More in the New Year
Brain, Career & Business, Happiness, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Transformation

Accept More to Achieve More in the New Year

How the Law of Least Effort can help you be the most successful “Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality, it brings something entirely new into this world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness.” —Eckhart Tolle How much of your energy did you feel you spent fighting or struggling last year? In our culture, it’s actually…

9 Handy Work Apps for the Holiday Season
Career & Business, Family, Happiness, Lifestyle, Technology

9 Handy Work Apps for the Holiday Season

The right business apps can help you be present for the celebrations In today’s fast-paced world, unplugging during the holidays is almost impossible. If you’ll be working this holiday season, a few apps can help you tackle your work tasks, so you have time to be present for celebrating with family and friends. Here are nine handy apps that will…

Practical Ways to Motivate Your Employees and Colleagues
Career & Business, Happiness, Lifestyle, Transformation

Practical Ways to Motivate Your Employees and Colleagues

5 tried-and-true strategies to maximize your team’s productivity Do you wish you could instill your passion in your team members? If you improve the morale of your employees and colleagues, it’s highly likely they will be more motivated to strive for excellence on every project they undertake. Some tested, successful motivational strategies are listed below, and each one will bring…

3 Things You Can Do About Your Unfulfilling Career
Career & Business, Lifestyle, Mindfulness

3 Things You Can Do About Your Unfulfilling Career

Practical solutions to get your work life back on track You basically love your life, but your career isn’t providing the kind of fulfillment you had hoped. To discover the problem, you’ll want to consider the conditions of your career environment, which are so important. Research shows people are more engaged and productive in a positive work environment. If your…

5 Unorthodox Networking Tips
Career & Business, Happiness, Mindfulness, Wisdom

5 Unorthodox Networking Tips

Ditch the elevator pitch, business card swap, and other well-worn strategies Ditch your friends, colleagues and don’t hand out business cards if you want to be more successful at networking. Probably not what you expected to read, but sometimes you need to look beyond the tried and true networking practices to stand out. I read a great post from Undercover…

What Is Powerfully Positive Thought Leadership To You?
Career & Business

What Is Powerfully Positive Thought Leadership To You?

Clarify the meaning of your vision I’m active on LinkedIn group discussions, and I find that sharing ideas, dialogue and conversation there is a powerfully enriching experience because of the diversity of thought that LinkedIn members offer. With 330-plus million members, LinkedIn gives us all a global worldview that opens our eyes, minds and hearts to different ways to understand…

Looking For a True Breakthrough? Make a Change Today
Career & Business

Looking For a True Breakthrough? Make a Change Today

Don’t wait for a crisis when it comes to your career Recently, I had the great pleasure of joining a number of inspiring local authors from Fairfield County, Connecticut, at the Wilton Library, to share our writing with area residents. It was a wonderful experience to connect with authors in my community – accomplished writers of a wide range of…

The Top 10 Life Mistakes That Make Us Struggle Most
Career & Business

The Top 10 Life Mistakes That Make Us Struggle Most

Learning from our losses to move forward toward happiness Five years ago, I wrote a post called “My 52 Mistakes,” about the worst missteps I’d taken in my life and what I’d learned from them. At that time, I was compelled to share these 52 learnings because after living through the pain and struggle that came from these mistakes and trying…

Why You’ve Hit a Career Wall and What To Do About It
Career & Business

Why You’ve Hit a Career Wall and What To Do About It

6 personal blocks to job fulfillment and how to overcome them   Throughout the past ten years of career success coaching, I’ve become deeply committed to “scaling transformation” – finding new ways to help not only a handful of people each month, but thousands. I assist them in the process of figuring out what they want to do with their…

3 Steps To Building Stronger Boundaries And A Happier Life
Career & Business, Happiness

3 Steps To Building Stronger Boundaries And A Happier Life

Defining yourself keeps you safe and secure One of the most powerful concepts I’ve learned in my life emerged from my training as a Marriage and Family Therapist. It’s about boundaries, the invisible barrier that separates you from the world around you. Boundaries define who you are, and they keep you safe and secure – physically, emotionally and spiritually. Having…

5 Ways To Boost Your Career This Fall
Career & Business, Rose's Blog

5 Ways To Boost Your Career This Fall

Start fresh and take action to move forward in your profession I hope everyone has been surviving the first few weeks back in school. While it can be stressful making the switch from a laidback summer to the chaos of work and routines, the transition doesn’t have to be difficult. What’s not to love about the fall: crisp air, cozy cardigans, pumpkin spice lattes, and let’s…

How To Find Zen At Work Amidst The Chaos
Career & Business, Rose's Blog

How To Find Zen At Work Amidst The Chaos

Simple tools to increase your mindfulness Keep calm and carry on Let’s face it: even if you love your work, things can get a little crazy from time to time. Whether it’s a conflict with co-workers or the pressure of an upcoming deadline, work stress is inevitable. But no matter what caused it, you do not have to lose your…

10 Key Ways That Positivity Enhances Your Career and Your Life
Career & Business, Relationships

10 Key Ways That Positivity Enhances Your Career and Your Life

How being more positive can make work and personal relationships more successful As a trained marriage and family therapist and career coach, I’ve spent more than eight years researching what makes some people highly successful – both interpersonally and in business – and others doomed to fail. I’ve observed this: being more positive in your behaviors and language makes room…

Warning: Long Work Hours Are Bad For The Heart
Career & Business, Wellness & Health

Warning: Long Work Hours Are Bad For The Heart

How working late can affect your cardiovascular health We associate long hours with stress and fatigue – and on the flip side, with achievement and financial success. But what effect does working long hours have on your heart? According to a new study, published in the European Heart Journal, it can boost the risk of an irregular heart rhythm called atrial…

3 Evolving Wellness Trends
Career & Business, Rose's Blog

3 Evolving Wellness Trends

Corporate “wellness” has transformed to “well-being” It’s no secret that having healthy, happy employees leads to greater productivity, creativity and ultimately, improved business results. That’s why employer wellness programs have become increasingly popular in recent years. Employers have realized the importance of investing in their employees’ personal and professional development. In 2017, most large United States companies have a corporate…

Arts in Business: Corporate Arts-Based Learning
Career & Business, Happiness

Arts in Business: Corporate Arts-Based Learning

Focus on the creative and intuitive to enhance your work performance The corporate world looks much different today than in the suit and tie world of the mid-20th century. Now, you’re seeing chefs, yoga teachers and foosball tables around the office, aiming to bring a healthy work-life balance, and to providing new ways for employees and managers to grow. Offices…

23 Quotes To Inspire Joy
Career & Business

23 Quotes To Inspire Joy

Tap into your creativity, talents and passions

Can KonMari transform your business?
Career & Business, Happiness

Can KonMari transform your business?

Cultivate insight and resilience in all areas of life – especially business

Work-Life ‘Balance’ Is Impossible—And Why That’s Good
Career & Business, Happiness, Wellness & Health

Work-Life ‘Balance’ Is Impossible—And Why That’s Good

By Douglas LaBier, Ph.D. It’s increasingly visible that our workplace culture and conventional views of success damage people emotionally and physically, and harm productivity and innovation as well. In a recent post, I emphasized the overlooked role of unhealthy management practices because they reflect and reinforce a narrow, self-interested view of success that’s equated with the pursuit of “more”—more money, power,…

10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy
Career & Business, Happiness

10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

Jon Gordon is a motivational speaker, corporate trainer, leadership consultant, and bestselling author of a whole shelf full of books besides The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy, including Training Camp: What the Best Do Better Than Everyone Else and The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work.…

Can You Handle Criticism?
Career & Business, Happiness

Can You Handle Criticism?

By Anneli Rufus A total stranger about whose business establishment I had written an article emailed me the night after it was published, alleging that my article was “mostly erroneous.” For a horrified split-second I wondered how this could be, as (1) I’m a conscientious professional—not perfect, sure, but too careful after having written thousands of articles to get one…

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