With so much pressure to have a stellar career, be a perfect mother and cultivate a loving, romantic relationship, it's no wonder women feel they need to "have it all". But here's some personal development and life coach advice for you to consider: what does success really mean to YOU?
It's a sleep position often adopted by highly sensitive and emotional people and nearly double the number of women sleep in the fetal position than men.
LinkedIn's Endorsement Feature is a great way of showcasing your skill sets through your connections' recommendations of you (and vice-versa). However, it is important to remember LinkedIn is a professional networking and social media tool, not just an online social interaction space. The steadily growing number of LinkedIn Members (200 Million +) make the site a career research and development powerhouse.
Earlier this week, we posted an interview with John Gray, whose newest book, "Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business," examines how men and women could better understand each other in the workplace. Here are the highlights.
John Gray and Barbara Annis' newest book, "Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business," addresses the false assumptions and miscommunication between men and women, both in the workplace and at home.
No matter how long you plan to stay with your parents post-graduation, your relationships can get tricky, especially when it comes to money.
Last year, a corporate professional, let me call him Tom, came to me. He looked very tired and unhappy. “Sharmin, I am working long days, late nights, still my manager wants me to do more, have more impact, show more leadership…where is the time…why can’t he see my contribution already! With changes going around all the time it is so hard to get anything done on time. I even wanted to change this job, but in this economy it is so hard to get an interview even!” – Tom gave me a quite a vivid picture of his life. I felt compassionate for him.
Common wisdom goes as, we do paid work for money and volunteer work to fulfill other needs. Whatever we do, paid or volunteer work requires some commitment from our part. Sometimes we get so much fun that it doesn't feel that way, but there are times we need to renew our vows – why am I doing it again? It is more productive and rewarding when we have some clarity for it. Here are three ways to get there. 1. What does it give me - Alignment with my Longer term Purpose
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Professionals have a lot of considerations in today's ever changing workforce. Decisions vary depending on whether you are out in your personal life and/or professional life. They can also vary depending on the industry within which you work. The following 3 Reflection Questions can serve as a stepping off point for GLBT professionals facing these sometimes daunting challenges.
Do you ever worry that your resume isn't making an impact? Are you unsure if your personal/professional brand is clear? The following 4 step self-guided mini-workshop should get your started on that much needed revamp. Step 1 - Take Your Perspective Back Up to 30,000 Feet
In my recent survey, an amazing 79% people said that Managing-up/Self-promotion is the most challenging aspect of their work. I didn’t expect it at all! I then started thinking about it more and realized it is the tip of the iceberg. Based on my experience the real issue underneath is our reactive mode. A more effective approach is to be purposeful of our engagement and align it with our bigger vision and core values. Deviations are fine as long as they are exceptions rather than the rule- as it doesn’t sustain for very long.
The Surprising Reason Why Your Front Door is The Most Important Part of Your Home Want to know why the front door is the most important part of your home? It’s because the front door is the ‘mouth’ of your home. Did I really say that? Yup, I did! And, funnily enough, in my head I can just hear my 4 your old boy, Judah laughing and saying to me "The house doesn’t have a mouth, silly".