YOU ARE WHO YOUNG HANG WITH: THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR INNER CIRCLE

The people that you spend time with influence you more than you know. Their traits and habits start to become your own just because of their proximity. Attitudes and moods can reflect from one person to another in close proximity. When one person is in a bad mood, it can bring the whole office down. Hiring people that are similar …

DOING WHAT THEY WON’T SO YOU CAN DO WHAT THEY CAN’T: THE EXTRA MILE

If you want to excel in business, go the extra mile. It’s that simple. Remember when you were in school and there was always an overachiever of the class? It may have been you, or it was that other kid that everyone rolled their eyes at. Well where is that person today? I guarantee you that they are successful. When …

THE EMOTIONAL PAYCHECK: WHAT TRUE SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

Work hard, play hard. We’ve all heard it, but have we really experienced it? Some of us just want to get to the fun part. Having a great career and successful business is all we want, but we have to remember that we can’t leap over the obstacles to get there. We have to go through the trenches with everyone …

PROBLEM SAYERS VS. PROBLEM SOLVERS: LEADING A TEAM

You can tell the good from the bad. Leadership does not come naturally to everyone. Many people will identify a problem within their company and that’s as far as they will go. They find the problem, report it, and then wait around for people to situate themselves and rely on these other people to come up with a plan. A …

THE WATER COOLER: HOW SMALL TALK TAKES YOU BIG PLACES

We are essentially talking about networking. Most of you may already know this, but networking can be difficult. It’s hard to get around the small talk and really get down to business. But knowing how to start can be just as much of a mystery. First, you must have a plan. Make sure you know who you may be meeting …

BE THE BEST COACH: HOW TO COACH YOURSELF

Many of us face the internal struggle trying to stay motivated at work. As the boss, we do not get a lot of encouragement from the people around us. That’s our job. We are the ones giving praise to our employees. So how do we stay motivated when we are down? We have to take it upon ourselves to become …