I have a serious problem. This problem might be my most limiting personality trait. I ignored this problem for so long because it can also be one of my most impressive strengths.
Recently, I landed a new job. I knew the grind of networking, interviews, and follow-ups was going to be demanding, but what I didn’t see coming was the hardest part of the new job process: quitting my current role.
Summer is coming to a close as quickly as it began, and if you’re like most students, you spent a good portion of your summer putting your skills to practice through some form of an internship. You learned a lot, had some good laughs, and hopefully got a better idea of what kind of careerContinue reading “4 Important Things to Do After Your Internship Ends”
I speak with a lot of young professionals and during those conversations, I’ve gathered that a career ambition for a lot of us is to eventually lead and manage a team. But in order to be placed in a management position, one must demonstrate that they’re qualified for the opportunity. However, this is the catch-22.Continue reading “How to Gain Leadership Experience When You’re Not the Boss”
In some shape or form, we’ve all heard the company tagline “our employees are our greatest resource” but what I often don’t see are the actions to reinforce that statement. I think a majority of leaders genuinely believe in that sentiment, but the distractions of revenue growth, shareholder expectations, and keeping up with competition oftenContinue reading “How Your Onboarding Program Can Serve Your Employees”
I recently shared some advice with a mentee working on developing office relationships, and I wanted to share with you guys too in case anyone was working on the same challenge.
You will meet thousands of people throughout your life. Each one of them has the chance to play a huge role and create a momentous influence in your story. Even though we can’t possibly control the casting for every relationship, we can be intentional about seeking out certain types of individuals and spending more timeContinue reading “The 7 People All High Performers Need in Their Life”
When you’re in a room with someone who is passionate about their work, you can feel and feed off of their energy. But according to a comprehensive report from Deloitte, you don’t get that feeling from most. The report found that 88% of employees don’t have passion for their work.
We’re wrapping up our series on goal setting, and what better way to end than in celebration! In Constructing an Action Plan, I mentioned the importance of taking time to celebrate your success during the process. When you celebrate, you release dopamine inside your brain, which has enormous reinforcement benefits (we train our dogs in a similarContinue reading “The Importance of Celebrating Success (Part 5 of Dominating Your Goals like a High Performer)”
So far we have identified your goals you want to pursue, created goal statements and constructed a plan to implement the behaviors necessary to accomplish those goals. But now that you’re seeing your plan out, what can you do to help ensure the success of your goals?