“Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.“ Unknown Read more ›
This week we invited a guest to contribute to the career tip column. Fierce Conversations wrote a recent blog post on how leaders engage with it comes to organizational initiatives. Get on board, even if you’re not the driver. Just because you aren’t driving an idea or initiative, or didn’t come up with it to… Read More
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In a grid of circles, some blue dots are drawn to make the following equation. The expression reads: (10 + 11) (10 – 11) = 100 + 1! The challenge is to make the above equation true by either coloring four blue dots or erasing four blue dots. Hint: the title reads “Keep it 💯” … Continue reading Keep It 💯 Puzzle: Change Four Dots To Make True! Read more ›
I broke my ankle last January. It’s been over a year and a half. In my post-op (that is post operation for those of you fortunate enough to not know what post-op is :p) visit the doctor said that everything went well, the place where the bone broke will heal and actually be stronger than […] Read more ›
“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.“ Clay P. Bedford Read more ›
By Cathie Ericson WEX’s Kim Ford has always worked hard to create and drive a positive and satisfying career. “I believe in giving my very best to any role I am in and making the most of it. To do that, I try to make sure that I actively pursue and create the right opportunities…. Read More
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“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.“ Abraham Maslow Read more ›
Truthful self-evaluation can be difficult, but it’s an invaluable trait for a leader to have. How do you objectively examine your brand, messaging and public perception?
These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC has also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship …
In school they talked a lot about the power of mentors. “Go find a mentor,” they would say. Someone who was further down the path than we were… someone who could help us land our next job, or deal with an interesting boss, or navigate our career, or help with networking, etc. I have always […] Read more ›
“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.“ Ray Goforth Read more ›
“The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.“ Roy L. Smith Read more ›
On the SAT math exam, you have about 2 minutes to read and solve each question. This was considered to be one of the more challenging problems according to a thread on Quora. In a class of p students, the average (arithmetic mean) of the test scores is 70. In another class of n students, … Continue reading The Meanest SAT Test Question Ever? Read more ›
“Today is a new day. Yesterday’s mistakes cannot affect today’s possibilities unless you dwell on them.“ Benjamin Lotter Read more ›
By Cathie Ericson Being out is something that Terry Albarella feels is essential to her success in the workplace. That’s because being authentic allows you to build a level of trust with your team and peers; if you don’t share, people might wonder if you are hiding something or assume that you don’t care enough… Read More
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The graphic below popped up in my inbox today. I think it’s great life and career success advice. Too many people spend too much time talking about what they’re going to do. In my experience, truly successful people get down to work and let the results and accomplishments speak for themselves. Put this simple idea […] Read more ›
“Guess what? ‘Someday’ almost never comes around. It gets lost somewhere between the shoulda, woulda, couldas of your life.“ Kendra Thomas Read more ›
Guest contributed by Lauren Leach For women considering a career in commercial real estate, consider restructuring as the opportunities are vast and varied and sure to offer challenges and fulfillment. This is a field with a surprising shortage of women. I have always viewed being a woman as an advantage. It means you are more… Read More
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When your customers feel valued, they stay loyal to your business. Loyal customers also help you get new customers by telling about your business to their friends and coworkers. They do free word of mouth marketing for you and as a result, your business grows. Therefore, you need to value your customers and make them …
In today’s five-generation workforce, it is more important than ever for leaders to become skilled at overseeing employees from a wide variety of backgrounds, identities and workplace expectations. Diversity and inclusion are critical to personal and organizational success. Research shows … [Read more…]
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In June we had our latest Chief Happiness Officer Academy, which is our longest and most intensive training on creating happier workplaces. The Academy was completely sold out with 25 participants from 15 countries (and a long waiting list) and it was a huge pleasure to share our tools and methods over three days with such … Continue reading Our latest CHO Academy was a huge hit →