If your career goals seem out of reach, check in with yourself to see if one of these three career mistakes is holding you back. Personally, I’ve made each of these three mistakes at one point or another. So if one or more of these ring true for you, rest assured you’re not the first (nor the last) to face these self-imposed obstacles.
Maybe you decided at some point that your long commute was worth the compensation. And maybe it is. But just because long commutes have become the societal norm doesn’t make it healthy. The daily grind of sitting in traffic can wear you down over time and affect...
Maybe you’ve had an idea for a business or side hustle that you’ve been thinking about for some time, but can’t find a place to start. Or, maybe you’ve already started a business and your to-do list is so long that you have no idea what to focus on next. Regardless of where you are on your entrepreneurial journey, here’s a step-by-step plan for getting back on track when your ambition becomes overwhelming:
To blog or to freelance? That is the question. Here's a rundown on why you should focus on freelance writing first if you need to get some income rolling in quickly.
Here's the reality: Working hard and being good (or even great) at what you do isn’t enough to get you promoted. If you feel like you’re spinning your wheels at the company you work for without making any progress, it’s time to change what you’re doing.
A free workout plan sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? That’s because there’s a ton of gyms and paid fitness programs out there that want you to think you need them to get in shape.
Don’t get me wrong, I love a well-structured paid program as much as the next person! I’ve had fantastic success with some of them. They are great if you have no idea where to start and need something that holds your hand each step of the way. They are also ideal for finding communities of like-minded people ...
If you’re thinking it’s time to rebrand your website, these slower summer months are the perfect time to take the plunge.
Here are the steps that worked for me:
1. Determine the cornerstone of your business
My writing niche was vaguely lifestyle-related at the beginning, as I was still learning what type of content I really excelled at. As a result, a lot my articles were unrelated to each other, and my website lacked a common theme.
As I gained more experience, I discovered my best articles ...
Before I had a solid fitness routine in place, I was a textbook “weekend warrior”. On Saturday and Sunday, I’d go for really long runs, or hit the gym hard. But then Monday through Friday, my only exercise consisted of walking from my car to my desk at 8 am, and from my desk to my car at 5 pm. Needless to say, it wasn’t ideal. Not only that, it wasn’t sustainable. I’d end up injuring myself during one of my warrior weekends and be out of commission for weeks.
Multitasking gets a bad rap sometimes. After all, some studies have concluded that too much multitasking results in higher levels of stress and lower levels of productivity.
But is there a time and a place for multitasking? What about multitasking while you exercise?
The surprising outcome from one small study published on science journal, PLOS ONE, suggests that performing cognitive tasks while exercising may actually enhance physical performance.
Ambition Paralysis: The plight of having the drive and desire to achieve something, only to become completely overwhelmed by what you actually need to do in order to make anything happen. But I’ve learned that feeling overwhelmed sometimes is completely normal. Better still, I’ve also learned it’s completely conquerable!
Does investing your time to exercise really make a difference in how successful you are in your career? The science is in, and the answer is an emphatic YES. If you have high aspirations for your career, consider adding exercise to your daily routine. There are five compelling reasons to become a Fit Careerist
The internet is a place where someone with modest beginnings can launch their own online business and be met with explosive success. Again, it’s not necessarily because they have a lot of technical training or education. More likely, it’s because they possess certain characteristics or attributes that enables them to get ahead — also known as soft skills. The following four personal attributes are the key to success no matter what your career aspirations are...
You really want to get the job done right, but a lot of the time you’re just not sure what to do. Some days, it seems like you’re constantly running to your manager or colleagues for help.
It’s important to ask for help when you need it. But the reality is, your manager and colleagues can’t always be there to put out the fire, nor should they be. Yes, your team should be there to help you (as you are there to help them) and your manager should always be able to assist in the e...
For us non-techy types, website-building seems like this mystical skill that only the nerdiest of nerds with a degree in graphic design and programming may attempt. If you’ve been thinking about starting a website but feel overwhelmed, I’ve put together this simple, step by step guide to help you get started!
The bodyboss Method is one of the hottest fitness programs out there right now. Since I know there must be many people out there who are curious about the program, I thought I would share my experience with it.