Tag: Self

In a World Focused on The Bottom Line, Does Common Decency Pay Dividends?

Greed.  Double-dealing. Cheating.  It seems there isn’t a day that passes without news of unethical, or outright illegal, behavior on the part of “successful” companies or individuals.  Common decency doesn’t seem to be so common nowadays.  One might even ask, are there any dividends of decency? I don’t adhere to […]

How To Find Your Life Purpose To Live A Regret-Free Life

Finding your purpose and then creating a regret-free life can feel daunting to many, especially when you feel the pressure of ‘running out of time.’ At the core, we all want to know three things: That we have a purpose for being here; That our life has meaning; and that […]

Five Actions to Take When You Hear, “I Don’t Trust You”

Talking about trust is tough in business. When a colleague tells you, ” I don’t trust you ” your first instinct is probably to react defensively or aggressively, and rarely with curiosity and an openness to understand. You take “I don’t trust you” as an attack on your character and […]

Shut Down Your Screen: Take a  Break From Social Media

Feeling overwhelmed by your constant social media feeds? You’re not alone. More and more people are looking for a break from the distractions of being continuously connected. Whether it’s Cute Kittens on YouTube, Facebook or Instagram, or updates on LinkedIn or Twitter, sometimes you just want to get away. Why […]

Four Stand-Out Career Books For Women in 2018

As the saying goes, leaders are readers.   And one of the easiest ways to get smarter about your career is by reading a great book. Out of the latest career advice books for women published so far in 2018, these four books have earned high ratings.  They come highly recommended […]

How a Failed Ice Cream Shop Turned Me into a Thriller Writer

In 2004, my dream of becoming a published author came true. “The Journal of Mortifying Moments” was well-received and well-distributed. It was “laugh out loud funny” (that’s what Entertainment Weekly called it, not just me). I assumed, as I’m sure many first-time authors do, that I was launching a successful writing career […]

How to Maintain Your Work-Life Balance

The concept of work-life balance has become increasingly popular in recent years, and according to medical research, the idea should be taken more seriously than a passing fad. For better or worse, becoming a successful business owner often requires juggling the business operations and your personal matters daily. Benefits of Maintaining […]