How to Be More Productive at Work (9 Strategies to Increase Productivity)

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The following is a sample from my book Level Up Your Day: How to Maximize the 6 Essential Areas of Your Daily Routine. If you want to improve your productivity, the following strategies can help you do just that and get more out of your working hours. Be sure to check out the book to learn … Read more

36 Examples of Personal Development Goals for Your Career & Life

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If you’re like many other people, you probably make a resolution or two at the beginning of each year to try to improve yourself in some way–get a promotion, start a family, get in shape–things of that nature. And if you’re like many other people, that resolution probably becomes history by January 15th. However, this … Read more

The Pomodoro Technique: 25-Minutes to Increase Productivity

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If you’re like most people, time management can be a challenge. Odds are you’re bombarded with work tasks, personal projects or family obligations, lengthy to-do lists and constant emails flooding your inbox. So, how do you get it all done in the most efficient manner… without anything falling through the cracks? It can be a … Read more

Personal Strengths List: 30 Examples for Job Interviews

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Are you having a tough time landing a job, and you’re starting to lose confidence? Or maybe you just hit the job market but you want to get hired quickly. Either way, job hunting can be tough, and you need to show up to job interviews equipped with the right tools to impress your prospective … Read more

Skillshare Review 2023: Is Skillshare Worth It?

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Do you ever wonder what would have happened if you had followed your dreams right after high school? If you had decided to major in art in college… instead of engineering? Or if you had taken that job fixing classic cars… instead of going to work as salesman for a nationwide auto dealership chain? Or… … Read more

11 Professional Goals Statement Examples for Your Next Job Search

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Are you among the many who have been professionally affected by the current recession? Unprecedented unemployment rates have come along with the COVID pandemic. In fact, all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have reached unemployment rates greater than their highest recorded during the Great Recession–and rates that have not been reached since data … Read more

How to Not Get Distracted at Work or While Studying

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Life is chock-full of distractions.  Social media. TV commercials. Billboards. Noise. Attractive people. Unattractive people.   Plastic bags blowing in the wind.   Let’s be honest… at some point in our lives, we’ve all been in one place and wished we were someplace else.  Or been caught daydreaming when we should have been wrapping up something important.  … Read more

9 Constructive Criticism Examples for Your Workplace

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Receiving criticism can hurt. …especially when it’s from your boss. No matter how “supportive” it is intended to be, it’s often difficult to see past the negative component to criticism: the fact that you did something…imperfect.  I know I have spent hours ruminating over constructive criticism that was given to me at work, thinking everyone … Read more

How to Write a Career Goal Statement for Work

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Out of all of the standard job interview questions, one that is among my least favorite is, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” I understand that potential employers are looking for a goal-oriented person who is driven to progress in their career, but my knee-jerk response to this question is always, “I don’t even … Read more

11 Ways to Be a Goal-Oriented Person at Work

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I don’t think I considered myself to be especially “goal-oriented” until I started writing my goals down. And I didn’t start writing my goals down until I learned about SMART goals…so it hasn’t been too too long since I really started to focus on having firm goals and creating objectives to achieve them. In the most … Read more