Jul 032013
Signs of a Burnout at Work

The longer it takes to recognize a burnout at work, the harder it’ll be to bounce back. These signs of work burn out will help you recognize what you need to do to take care of yourself. Your emotions, relationships, cognitive abilities, and physical health will tell you what you need to know. Those four

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Apr 252013
How to Find the Perfect Job Without Taking a Career Test

These tips aren’t for job hunting, resume writing, or career test taking. Nay! I believe finding the perfect job is about aligning your personality, education, skills, passion, abilities, and life purpose with the money making possibilities in your environment. My first tip is to read The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the

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Aug 062012

It’s vital to stay positive when you’re looking for a job because it increases your chances of getting hired. Who wants to hire a negative, depressed, miserable employee who can’t bounce back from a setback? Here’s what Miranda says: “Yesterday I was laid off from my job as a personal assistant at a law firm

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Aug 052012

Making a career change when you’re 40 or over is both exciting and terrifying; the secret to successfully choosing a new career is to get comfortable with the idea of taking risks in life. And, you need to follow through at every step of the way. “Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t

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Dec 162011
How to Win a Blog Contest - 6 Tips From a Survive the Blog Finalist

If you want to win a blogging contest, you have to take it a step further than “just” blogging! These tips and strategies will help you win first place in any blog contest – or any writing contest, for that matter. To win, you need skill, discipline, and organization. Here, a blogging expert outlines six

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Jul 242011
10 Steps to Changing Your Life - Getting From Here to There

It doesn’t matter if you want financial security, a happy marriage, or a healthy body – these steps will change your life. These tips for getting from here to there are inspired by quips from one of the most successful businesswomen in America: Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics. “Don’t limit yourself,” she says. “Many women limit themselves

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Nov 222010
Different Types of Goals - Self-Improvement Vs. Performance Goals

The best way to achieve your goals is to know the different types of goals you can set and work towards. It’s not enough to just “have goals.” Here, I describe the difference between self-improvement (mastery) goals versus performance goals. Luckily, it’s more interesting and easier than it sounds. This research describes different types of

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Oct 262010
How to Telecommute - 5 Tips for Working From Home

If you know how to telecommute successfully, you’ll save time, money, and energy. You’ll get more done in less time – and you may even be happier and healthier! But not everyone agrees that telecommuting is valuable. “When employers analyze their bottom line, they find that teleworking seldom provides value,” writes Howard Levitt in “Telecommuting

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