Keys to Advancing in Your Chosen Career

Whether you work for an organization or run your own business, there are some skills that you can master to improve your chances for success. Interestingly, there are a few skills that no-matter what your industry, sector, or position, mastering these skills will help you to advance in your career.

Seeking to Succeed? 14 Ways to Get an Edge in the Business World

No matter what field you are in there are some basic strategies that can help you succeed in life. Here are 14 things you can do to improve your chances for a successful life.

Dealing with Workplace Stress and Squabbles

It’s natural to have your ups and downs with fellow employees. You’re brought together by work and shared strategic goals, but your personalities and temperaments may not always mesh as well as you’d like. And you likely have differing opinions and ways of getting things done than a co-worker, too. So even though you may love your job, sometimes the worst part is just getting along with your teammates.

Outside Hours: When Can Your Lifestyle Affect Your Career?

It’s always good to keep some kind of divide between your work and your social life. Maintaining some boundaries is something we all learn early on in some careers. Unfortunately, there are some activities that can cause major problems for you at work even though they are undertaken on your own personal time. Below are just a few ways your actions off the clock can impact your life while at work.

How to Handle Getting Laid-Off Without Warning

Getting laid-off without any prior warning can be devastating. You must deal with a wide range of emotions after hearing the news, and you have to plan for the future. You might be upset, but you cannot let your emotions control your reaction. Here are some practical steps you can take when facing this uncertain situation.

How to Stop Burnout and Build Momentum in Your Career

Finding a job in the career you have always wanted is a dream come true. However, remaining in the same occupation for many years can sometimes lead to burnout. Before that happens, consider the following steps to maximize your potential and sustain career success in doing a job you truly enjoy.

Creating Your Own Success with Innovative Ideas

If you’re green you’re growing if you’re ripe you’re rotting. That is to say, if you want to create a better future for yourself or your company, you need to continue innovating and growing… even if you’ve experienced some success in the past. Innovation isn’t easy and not every initiative will succeed, but it beats the alternative which is to become stale and eventually either stall or decline.

Business Casual: Dress for Success

For many companies today, business casual is the norm. However, because it’s still important for all employees to project a professional image. Knowing what clothing works best as business casual can be an important factor in enhancing your career prospects. On the other hand, if you get it wrong you just might hurt your image […]

Women Entrepreneurs Making An Impact Now

These days almost every industry has its share of outstanding women entrepreneurs. The list starts at the top of the business food-chain with first-time women CEOs such as Mary Barra of General Motors and IBM’s Ginni Rometty. This is followed with more CEOs, in other fields such as education, social media, and the non-profit sector. In addition, woman entrepreneurial power comes in teams that are co-founding the next big thing. Here is a glimpse of this diverse group of women professionals with expertise, insight, and vision for innovating and trendsetting.

Proper Business Attire for Women- Infographic

There is an old saying “the clothes make the man” or in this case the woman.  In the modern culture many women think, “oh, I should be able to be myself” and “they shouldn’t judge me by how I dress” and “I just want to be comfortable”.  But unfortunately people’s brains are wired to make […]