9 Honest Things You Need to Say to Yourself When You’re Struggling in Your Career

While it’s often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of the hardships most people face at one time or another. The way you think about life’s inevitable obstacles affects your ability to cope with tough times. Developing a productive inner dialogue is one of the most productive ways mentally strong people … Read More

42 Ways to Make Sure People Like You—and Respect You

We all want to be liked, yes. But—perhaps more importantly in the workplace—we all want to be respected. Respect is so important when it comes to your career development. It comes into play when the higher-ups are considering your ideas, when they’re choosing people to participate in projects, and—yes—when they’re thinking about who’s getting promotions or raises. But too often people associate earning respect with, well, not being very nice. We’re here to tell you that’s not often the right … Read More

5 Secrets of the Guy Who Gets Multiple Job Offers

We’ve all got “that guy” in our lives. The guy who seems to achieve everything he sets out to, win far more often than he loses, and land multiple job offers—approximately 14 seconds after he divulges to you that he “might be looking soon.” You want to hate him (seriously, you do), but you truly can’t. Why not? Because he’s likable, inspiring and, well, the truth of the matter is—you would totally hire him, too. So what the heck is … Read More