Motivation Tag

“People don’t leave jobs, they leave bad managers.” I’m sure you’ve read that statement many times on the internet. For the most part, the statement is true; a bad manager can make your work life miserable. The origin of the statement Sadly, this anecdote was originally aimed...

A hobby is an activity that you do in your own time for leisure. While this doesn’t sound like something that can help you grow your career, taking up a hobby has unexpected benefits. Is it worth taking up a hobby if I want to focus...

Being involuntarily unemployed is one of life’s toughest times. This is especially true if you have people depending on you to provide for them. Depending on your skills and experience, finding employment may take a few months. Here are 7 things you can do while unemployed...

If you ask most people how they like to be managed by their boss, they’ll probably say they prefer an “open door” policy. They will say that they like to be empowered and want the relationship to be respectful and honest.  But can people actually...

The decision to be an entrepreneur or an employee is not one to be taken lightly. There are pros and cons for both avenues and neither is without risk. Being an entrepreneur may or may not give you more money than being an employee would. So...

(A Dr Seuss inspired blog for the working world) Most people slow down when it comes to December But you’re not most people if I can remember Most people are average and glad to get by But you are the one who will reach a new high Yes, you have...

Leaders are made, not born. Fortunately, many of us can learn to become great leaders. Leadership skills are developed over time, and the attributes of an effective leader are available to anyone willing to put in the effort. If you want to develop your leadership...

Criticism can feel like a punch to the stomach. No-one likes being criticised, but it’s nearly impossible to go through life without being on the receiving end of negative feedback. So how do you handle it? For most people, it’s difficult not to feel offended...

In today’s ever changing and competitive business landscape, it is vital to be continuously updating your skills and knowledge to stand out from your peers.  Nowadays you don’t have to sign up for an MBA or acquire a loan just to obtain a formal qualification. ...