Stay Connected

In order to stay happier and healthier throughout your life, stay connected to your family, friends and co-workers.

Selfish By Nature

Most have heard the old adage, “nice guys finish last.”  Or how about “you can’t play it safe if you want to get ahead.”   And somewhere along the line, many of us received the message that we had to be ruthless to climb to the top of an organization.  So is it true? Do nice…

Staying Positive In A Negative World

As the election draws closer (we are only weeks away) most of us are probably thinking the same thing, “how did our country end up in such a negative place?” According to multiple polls, both candidates are the most unfavorable and least liked candidates in US history.  Each candidate has spent countless hours and millions…

Welcome Fall! How Will You Turn The Page?

For many, Labor Day weekend signals the unofficial start of fall. But as we all know, the season of summer doesn’t end until  Wednesday, September 21.  But no matter what the calendar says, the feeling of summer seems to end as Labor Day comes to a close.  As we face the new work week after…

Personal Branding On Social Media

The information age ushered in the Internet and all things online, including social media.  In the early 1990s, the World Wide Web was developed for commercial purposes. Every company, large and small started to develop their online presence by building websites with home pages or virtual store fronts. Today, our children are growing up in…

Do You Have Grit?

There’s a good deal of talk these days about what it takes to make it in the fiercely competitive job market. Whether you are looking for a job or working full time, there has been a shift in the employment landscape, which suggests that your jobs could just disappear, and you would be put in…

Staying Productive At Work Even When You Don’t Want To

We all have days when we just can’t get anything done. We’ve all been there. You can’t seem to concentrate on anything, and you can think of at least a dozen other places that you’d rather be. So what to do? Theoretically, you’ve got 8 to 10 hours ahead of you, as you dread another…

You’ve Been Ghosted!

So you’ve started to job hunt and you’ve upped your networking game to include at least 3 business related engagements a month. You’ve recently attended a local networking event and by fate, you run into the hiring manager of a company you’ve been interested in working for, for years. You don’t want to appear too…

You Can Learn Just About Anything!

If you tune into social media, especially LinkedIn, you are bound to see an inspirational catch phrase about how important it is to stay positive and never give up. We are all working towards some goal in our life, either personally or professionally.  And while it’s nice to see an inspirational message pop up as…

Another Job Interview? Be Ready!

So you’re on the hunt for a new job? Or maybe your CPI recruiter just called and you have an interview next week! Now what? There are so many books on prepping for an interview that it could potentially take you at least a couple of years to read through all of them – and…