How to Fix a Mistake at Work

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Mistakes. We all make them, and we make them at work. Screwing up on the job happens to everybody, so, just as it is important to avoid making mistakes, it is equally important to learn how to recover after messing up. The key here, as with many other things, is being proactive. If you make… Read more »

How to Deal with Fear of Failure

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Fear of failure is something that blocks many people from achieving their goals. They imagine how horrible it would be if they fail, and this sometimes prevents them from even trying or not giving 100 percent effort. Here are a few tips on overcoming the fear of failure. 1. Change how you view failure Your… Read more »

Reaching Your Goals

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We all have goals for our lives. They may be goals at work, connected to our career, or personal goals. Often, however, we have trouble reaching these goals. We never seem to be making the progress we would like to make. If you find yourself in this situation, it may be time to take a… Read more »

Tips for a New Year Job Search – Resumes and Interviews

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Recent surveys show that when it comes to the job search, traditional resumes work best, and timing is important for job interviews. A survey of business leaders revealed that most of them – 8 out of 10 – prefer traditional resumes in a Word or PDF format. Very few wanted to see online profiles, video… Read more »

How to Visualize to Improve Your Performance

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To help prepare for a big event, some people will run through their performance in their mind, making a mental image of what they will do and how it will go. Does it really help to do this? Some psychologists say yes. Using imagery, visualizing in your mind an action or an outcome, can help… Read more »

How to Lower the Stress Level During a Job Interview

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Job interviews are stressful. There is no denying that. A lot hinges on your performance – a new job, a new direction for your career. You know that everything you say and do is being scrutinized and judged. But there are things you can do to control and even reduce the stress and anxiety. Here… Read more »

4 Keys to Advancing Your Career in 2018

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To get ahead, many still believe the key is to work hard. But in today’s complex business world, although hard work is still necessary, it is not what matters most for advancement. More important are the ability and desire to constantly learn new skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to adapt to change, according to… Read more »

How Emotional Intelligence Affects Your Job Performance

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If you want to earn more and jump start your career, as well as improve your life overall, you should work on your emotional intelligence. That is the finding of a number of research studies on the subject. Emotional intelligence is the ability to work well with other people, to form meaningful relationships and to… Read more »

A Quick Time Management Guide

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Are you having trouble using your time effectively to get done what you need to? If you are, here a few quick steps to help you get better control of your time and use it to your best advantage. Make a goal. When you get to work in the morning, establish an important goal that… Read more »

The Four Steps to Help You to Focus

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A constant challenge in the workplace is being able to focus on your work, to avoid distractions and interruptions. And it is difficult. Part of the problem is they way our brains have evolved over millennia. Our brains don’t want to waste energy, so they tend to simply react most of the time to all… Read more »