If you have friends at work you most likely enjoy your job more. But did you know that you make better decisions, are more engaged in your work, more committed, and productive? Making friends at work is more important than we give credit. Workplace friendships are one of the strongest predictors … [Read more...] about Making Friends at Work
Even successful people want more self-confidence. People who exude self-assurance easily influence others, get more promotions, earn more money, and seem to have more fun and success. Some people naturally seem to have it; perhaps they were born lucky with the right kind of parents. However, no … [Read more...] about In Search of Self-Confidence
Do you regularly express gratitude? It turns out that an "attitude of gratitude" is not only wise for building positive relationships, but good for your health. "If [thankfulness] were a drug, it would be the world's best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ … [Read more...] about Do You Have an Attitude of Gratitude?
Much to the detriment of our health and well-being, many societies celebrate obsessive work habits. Being a "workaholic" has become a badge of honor, one that unfortunately describes too many of today’s working people. Workaholics often strain their personal relationships. If you’re married to … [Read more...] about Workaholic? 5 Tips to Work Less and Still Get Ahead
Discovering your life’s purpose can be likened to embarking on a treasure hunt where new paths unfold in mysterious and surprising ways. Are you ready to become curious, to see what you will discover in order to live a purposeful, well-lived life? All it takes is a willingness to begin. Knowing why … [Read more...] about Discovering Your Life’s Purpose
Are you stuck in the past, or work with someone who is? Not everyone aims for personal growth or uses their past experiences to move forward.
If you've ever worked with a colleague who tells the same old stories over and over, you understand how people can distort reality to suit their purposes. … [Read more...] about Stuck in the Past:
5 Steps to Personal Growth
Have you ever had a midcareer fantasy where you quit your job and go do something new? Many executives secretly admit to their coaches that they’re contemplating midcareer shifts. They may not actively seek change, but they certainly start imagining it. Of LinkedIn’s 313 million members, 25% … [Read more...] about Midcareer Crisis …or Opportunity?
What ever happened to unbridled joy in our daily lives? Remember the fun of play as children? Maybe we need to renew ourselves and start playing more. Something happens as we become working adults: we shift our priorities into organized, competitive, goal-directed activities. If an activity … [Read more...] about Renewing Yourself: The Power of Play
The hero’s journey has been told and retold in many different ways in every culture throughout the world. Yours might go something like this: You’ve got all your ducks in a row, established some healthy routines, and you’re comfortably progressing on your career path. Then “bam!” you hit a wall. … [Read more...] about A.C.T. Like a Hero: The Journey to Self
Most self-help books focus on how you can achieve more. How can you do more, be more… and do it all faster. This article takes the opposite tack: how and why you should simply sit and be still. The practice of mindfulness - being fully present and aware of the here and now - leads to successful … [Read more...] about Successful Living through Mindfulness