A sad reality: even in the modern world, many of us choose our careers based on what others think is best for us. While many people follow others’ advice, some are simply stuck at a job because they are unaware of the different career change options out there. Your career path should not be decided …
Career reinvention, or jumping into a career with which you have very little experience, can be extremely daunting. Yet people do it all the time. Sometimes it’s because of an innate interest in the profession or a dormant talent that they have just come to realize. Career Reinvention It’s understandable that people don’t attempt to …
Have you ever made a mistake or messed up at work and continued to ruminate about it? Whether you’ve made a big mistake or a small one, we sometimes have a hard time letting go of it, even after everyone around us has forgotten about it.
I know, it’s daunting to think about changing careers at 50 years old; more so than at almost any time before that. For those considering it, there is no easy, one-size-fits-all answer. Changing Careers at 50 That being said, if you have the ability and the motivation to do something other than what you’ve been …
The world of work is not always plain sailing, especially if you’re an entrepreneur establishing a new business. You will face challenges along the way, there’s not much you can do about that. But, what you can control is your mindset in the face of those challenges.
Do you ever worry that you’re not being taken seriously at work? If you doubt yourself, then this can come across in the way you speak and present yourself. The key to being heard and taken seriously is assertiveness.
In order to successfully manage a team of employees, it is important that you also know how to effectively manage the person in charge of you. Managing upwards might sound like a strange concept but, when done right, it can help you and your team to work more effectively.
How important is obedience in the workplace? Sure, you don’t want to be the rebellious employee that doesn’t follow instructions or get tasks completed on time, but blind obedience can have its problems as well.
When you’ve got a million and one things to do, it can be hard to prioritise effectively. We tend to put off big tasks because they are so overwhelming, especially if you don’t have a plan of attack. So, we work on the smaller, more manageable goals but still have that big project looming over us.
Often, the only thing holding us back from achieving our goals and reaching our full potential at work is our confidence in ourselves or lack of it. Even if you have all the necessary skills and experience to go after that promotion or apply for a new job, failing to believe that about yourself can stop you from taking that step.