Ever wonder why you feel exhausted after grocery shopping? If you just purchased 50 items your mind has just made at least 50 decisions in a short period of time. Your mind is naturally a sprinter and not a marathon runner. Here are some ways that you can reduce the amount of decisions you make at work so you can leave work energized.
Podcasts are great learning tools and we often times use them to pass the time in our commutes. I myself am a huge fan. But do you find yourself not ever really taking action on what you learned, overwhelmed with all the new tips you want to try, or less confident afterwards? There is such a thing as over-learning. If you listen to too many podcasts you actually raise expectations about yourself so high so that you will ultimately become discouraged and not take any action on your learnings.
If you are a career changer, applying for jobs via the traditional career website submission process is like trying to get found via your Wi-Fi signal in the middle of the Amazon.
Informational interviews are one of the most effective methods for landing your next job for two reasons. They are a great way to get in front of people to expand and nurture your network. And they also help you to actively fill the knowledge gap career changers often come across, especially the kinds of gaps that a formal education won’t fill but experience does. Here are some steps to get you started.
When you’re about to dive headfirst into grad school, it feels like a second chance. A chance to try new things you didn’t try before. There will be so many new doors opening at once it might feel overwhelming and you feel like you have to step through all of them at once. After talking…
Having trouble achieving your goals? When you want to change something about your situation, what it means is that you must try new behaviors, otherwise you won’t see the change materialize. You will continue to get frustrated and even worse begin to associate your situation with your identity. How do you separate the two so that you can achieve your goals?
The first few years out college can be rough. Those first few years are going to be a large learning curve for everyone, but the quicker you can get through it and can scale those speed bumps that slow you down, the faster you will get to where you really want to go. Here are some tips for college students from a professional with hindsight that can help smooth out those speed bumps and get you farther, faster.
We often times find ourselves blocked on a task. Although it is tempting to move on to the next task on your list, it is better to try to resolve the blocker first. As a leader in your organization, you can promote this concept in your team as a way to improve team efficiency, and improve delivery times and product quality.