Self Help

The 3 Real Reasons You Can’t Stay Focused

When all is stripped away from the things you turn to when you’re unable or unwilling to concentrate, you’ll find there are three real reasons you can’t stay focused. I’m referring to the focus of your life, project, goals or anything else that provides your figurative north pole. Let’s try to build you a compass.

4 Most Devastating Career Behaviors

Careers limp along or are dismantled because of behaviors, not decisions. You might fall into the trap of thinking you made a poor choice here or joined the wrong company there. Others endlessly ponder position changes or promotions they forwent. I assure you, those mini decisions (as major as you think they are) cause minor-league damage compared to the big boy stuff I’m about to share.

Great Marital Advice Based on 1,076 Years of Marriage

As I approach my wedding day, I asked my friends for their best marital advice. Here's what 67 people with combined 1,076 years of marriage experience had to share. I'm sure you won't want to miss Apologies Have Bigger Muscles Than Being Right, Pretend Your Spouse is Your Dog, Polygamy is Apparently Legal Everywhere, You Get Amnesia the Moment You Get Married, Make Sure You’re an Ace with Pronouns and much more!

3 Things to Do When You Don’t Have a Mentor

You can outsource many things in your life, but your career is not one of them. Go out into the world. Try. Make mistakes. Learn. Repeat. The lessons you learn by doing will be more beneficial than those lived vicariously. Of course, mentors can be extremely helpful assuming you have the right ones. Whether you are looking for a mentor or not, tapping into these resources will ensure you stay sharp, current, and motivated.