While it would be great to land your dream job right out of school – the job that keeps you happy, inspired and motivated right up until retirement – the odds of that happening are pretty much slim to none. Chances are, in order to reach that ‘dream job’, you’ll need to make a number […]
In recent times, a new kind of discrimination is arising in the workplace – weight discrimination. Researchers are looking at examples where overweight employees face prejudice and ridicule because of their extra inches. This prejudice and stereotyping, ultimately, has a detrimental effect on professional success. So, how widespread is this phenomenon? And, if you’re plus-sized […]
Everyone wants to be more productive – and everyone seems to have their own ideas about how to get there. Long lists of productivity tips have their place, but not every optimization strategy applies to every career or home. The most productive approach to seeking out productivity advice is to go straight to the source: […]
While there are some incredible stories when it comes to how millionaires and billionaires made their fortunes, there are only a few people that have done it from a garage environment, whether theirs or their parents’. If you’re thinking about renting office space for your new venture, why not consider starting in your garage instead? […]
Chances are that your workplace has some sort of time off plan. Many companies will tout it as a great incentive to bring on talent, especially with work-life balance becoming more and more important to people. At the same time, take a look at some of the numbers. As of 2014, U.S. workers only used […]
Starting a new job, even if you have years of experience means can be nerve racking as you start to build new relationships and get use to working in a new environment. One thing that is important is to build a strong relationship with your future employer. This means taking the time to get to […]
In an ideal world, when we set our mind to a task, we can just do it. No questions asked. Or better yet pay someone else to do it for you. But life’s never that simple is it? Sometimes we get rundown, or even just disengaged in the project we’re trying to complete. It always […]
When we think about Mumbai, the obvious thing that comes to our mind is it’s the Gateway of India. It’s a big city and there are a lot of attractions so if you are in Mumbai on business, book an extra a day or two for sight seeing. There are lots cheap domestic air flights […]
Jacob Laukaitis is a former professional ballroom dancer, successful entrepreneur, digital nomad, and author of the book “5 Proven Ways to Make Money Online While Traveling The World”. He speaks four languages, but wants to be fluent in 8. This is his story.
Take as many leadership courses as you like, but at the end of the day, if you can’t inspire and lead, success won’t be forthcoming. It’s that simple – and stark – and it also highlights the difference between those that do become great leaders and those that don’t. With this in mind, let’s take […]
Therefore this post is for all business travellers out there who are keen to avoid gaining weight in the name of business but have no desire to bring home-made food with them on their travels. Below I provided my personal tips for keeping the weight off while travelling. They seem to work for me so […]
We’ve all daydreamed about leaving our busy corporate life and the pressures of the rat race, to pack it all in a suitcase and escape it all. But how does one actually peel off all the responsibilities of a high-level corporate position and really make it happen, without turning the entire company upside down?
Freelancing can be a fantastic career move. You get to be your own boss, live the way you want, and forge a work-life balance you can’t get as an employee. But, you have to get it right. There are many mistakes made by newbie freelancers that can cause significant issues.
Human capital is the most important asset for almost every startup. Competent managers need to understand how to utilize their employees effectively to drive their organization forward. They need to find a balance between giving direction and allowing employees the freedom to do their jobs.
While everybody likes to talk about inner beauty and most employers will tell you the things they want out of employees are ingenuity and efficiency, the fact of the matter is your appearance is a huge factor in your success. Even if your employer and coworkers don’t consciously judge you by your appearance the subconscious […]
We can all relax – first jobs are no indication of future career success. Phew! That is a relief given it’s not been that easy for graduates and school leavers to secure jobs over the last few years. And as such many first time job hunters have taken part time jobs in call centres, hospitality […]