The quickest way to attain success is to help others first. An attribute of leaders is their innate ability to help others; Unfortunately, it doesn’t come as easy as one would think. This kind of thinking is foreign to cultures that see the business world as a giant competition. They believe that there are those who win and those who lose. Therefore, the only way to get ahead is to look out for themselves. This concept of helping others can be intimidating because in the moment it feels
Every goal you set needs something from you. No matter what that goal is, there will be requirements in attaining this goal. These requirements have standards that support the goal. Standards are different from expectations. Expectations are internal and fictional. They project what a person thinks will happen in the future or feeling that someone or something is going to achieve something. Expectations can lead to disappointment when they’re not aligned with what other people deliver.
Young adults move more than any other age group. One reason why they're so willing to pack their bag is very few millenials are bound by a mortage or an employer. But even though it's common for millennials to move, that doesn't mean it's easy. Moving to a new city is stressful no matter who you are. In addition to moving-day stress, you have to worry about making new friends, finding a new job, and getting situated in a fresh environment. Although it's tricky, there may be a light at the
We’ve all heard the phrase, lead by example. It’s a popular expression, often associated to managers and leaders of an organization to set the direction for their people. Ideally, managers and leaders want their employees to copy their good behavior – arriving to work early, turning work in on time, respecting fellow coworkers etc. The idea is if a leader is kind to their people, the people will be kind and the company will be a nice place to work. If a leader is enthusiastic about the m
Most would rather play it safe than ruffle any feathers. On some occasions, self-doubt and insecurities get the best of us. Occasions where we need someone other than ourselves to align with our views, when we want to impress others, or build a relationship. Except, keeping our heads down and going with the flow can result in missed opportunities. Opportunities that might be uncomfortable that result in growth – something new to be learned about yourself, a new skill or behavior to pract
While there are a lot of categories that separate us from one another, one thing is the same… we are all people. And, people have dreams and ambitions. They are not just workers. Some organizations expect people to leave their feelings, emotions and thinking capabilities at the door before entering the workplace. These organizations have a mindset that people are not hired to think and express their individuality, but they are hired to do what they’re told. Then, they wonder why their
The construction game has changed quite a bit in the past decade. Some apartments are expanding in square footage and others are diminishing. There are a wide range of apartment options to accommodate to the variations in renters. People need apartments for all sorts of reasons leaving property management companies to go back to the drawing boards. While apartments fluctuate in square footage, the same cannot be said for our personal things. Still, there is no need to worry. Our tips are gre
If characters from Disney movies were in the business world, who do you think would be more successful? Russell from the movie Up or Mr. Potato Head from Toy Story? Olaf from the movie Frozen or Grumpy from Snow White? If you haven’t seen any of these movies the first characters (Russell and Olaf) are more optimistic and the second (Mr. Potato Head and Grumpy) are pessimistic. As demonstrated in these movie, optimistic attitudes open more doors. They are more approachable which draws peo