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.
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.
I want to give you a morning mindset to virtually guarantee success in your life. Bold, I know, but true nonetheless. I also want to stress it makes no difference what your morning routine is. It’s how you think about your morning that matters.
We form many biases thanks to our historical paths and perceptions of what we consider "reality." Here are six of the most common and worst biases that affect your every-day living. Learn how to overcome them with some simple fixes.
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!
Based on my experience of nearly three decades consulting and over a decade of meeting 3,500-4,000 new people every year, I've identified these eight steps as the keys to making a killer first impression. Try them and you'll see the results!
We all know there are many ways to say, "Thank you." Even so, I’ve discovered through trial, error, and observation, there are a handful of ways to say "thank you" that seem to resonate with everyone. After all, the goal when thanking someone is not to complete an obligation, but to make them feel thanked and appreciated.
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.
If you want the most out of life, there are certain skills you’ll need. When I observe the most successful, happy people in life, I notice they have common skills. Which ones do you have? Which ones do you need to develop?
People make the world go 'round. Communication is the grease that keeps us all running smoothly. Some people think communication starts with your mouth. No. Others think communication starts with your ears. No. Communication actually starts with body language, whether near or from afar. Before we dive into the tips, I'd like