Tips&Tricks

5 Reasons To Reconnect With Nature

In today’s modern, technology filled world it is so important for us to take the time to reconnect with nature. Do you ever wonder why going for a walk can be so calming? Why taking a break in nature can make you feel so refreshed? Nature is more ...


So, You’re a Bad Sleeper? Here’s What to Do About It

Getting enough sleep directly impacts your physical, mental and emotional health. If you do not get enough sleep, it can hurt your productivity and energy levels during the day. In addition, people who do not get enough sleep are more likely to gain ...

Why Taking Time Out is Essential

Your professional self – your work – should contribute to unlocking your vast reservoir of untapped potential and creating the future you want. If it’s doing the opposite, taking time out to consider these six questions is essential. What does ...

How to Leverage Another Job Offer (The Right Way)

Some people say the only way to get a real raise is through another job offer, and the numbers back up this claim. A 2016 study conducted by Glassdoor Economic Research found that workers who change jobs receive a 5.2% pay bump on average. This is ...

Alternative Careers in Education & Academia

There are certain expectations many of us have when it comes to careers in academia. The path is pitched to us as quite linear in fashion — earning a PhD, pushing for a tenure-track teaching position, and publishing papers to remain updated on the ...

Learn From this Bad Leadership Example

Bad Leadership in Action. Not long ago, I witnessed some abysmal leadership. In just 10 minutes, a leader lost his team’s respect and destroyed their motivation. An outside team had just finished an intense 5-week assessment of departmental ...

Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve  Workplace Relationships and Your Career

Emotional intelligence affects every facet of your life. Cultivating this valuable skill will improve your confidence, boost your workplace morale and make it easier to collaborate with your coworkers. Every person has a degree of emotional ...

6 Car Camping Tips For Women

As we move into November, camping season may be coming to a close for folks in northern climates. For those of us who live in the deep south, prime camping season is just now ramping up. And if you’re experienced enough and are able to deal with ...

5 Steps to Better Handling Colleagues Who Deny Reality

Up means down and down means up — We’ve all had colleagues who make it a practice of denying what we know is real. It happens in politics, science, business and anywhere: people whose beliefs are a million miles away from reality. Bad enough ...

Trying to Develop a Writing Process? Expert Insights Here!

I’ve been asked about my writing process many times, so here it is, short and sweet, messy and chaotic: 1. First, I think up all sorts of bad ideas for my books. My editor and agent are good enough to tell me that they are bad ideas. I think up more ...

Cyber Security – How to Get Started?

Too small or too big a business? Frankly speaking, cyber crooks care less. Every business is a target if it has the data needed to benefit cybercriminals. Keeping your business safe could mean acquainting yourself with the fundamentals even if it ...


Hidden in Plain Sight: The Billion Dollar Customer

Imagine this: You wake up in the morning, and like most entrepreneurs, check your email and calendar for the day even before getting out of bed. Right at the top of your incoming emails is a “Notice of Contract Award.” As your eyes race to the full ...

Why Your Mattress is the Reason You’re Not Sleeping Well

Regardless of how cozy your pajamas are or how fluffy your pillows feel, you aren’t going to get a good night’s sleep if your mattress isn’t accommodating to your specific needs. Maybe your bed felt nice when you initially purchased it, but the ...

What Women Need to Watch for When Securing a Loan

Women are out there getting it done. Starting businesses, raising funding, and taking male-dominated industries by storm. Women-owned businesses grew 114% in the United States between 1997 and 2017, nearly 2.5 times the national average. Women ...

Choosing A Life You Love

We all know people whose lives just seem to work. They have successful careers. Healthy relationships. Super cool interests. They are happy a lot of the time. How do they do it? It isn’t that they are just incredibly lucky. They do the work to ...

Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting New York City

There’s a reason why it is called “The City of Dreams.” If you have only seen New York City on TV, experiencing the place yourself can be a lot to take in. The concrete jungle is filled with people from all walks of life. If you’re thinking about ...

Enhance Your Family Life with Your Corporate Career

When I was raising my three boys during my career in Corporate America, some days I thought I would crack. Too many opposing demands pulled at my arms and legs until I felt like I was drawn and quartered by horses. I struggled to cram as much as ...

How to Cope with an Existential Crisis as a Parent

One in five children in the United States has a severely depressed parent at home. It’s no secret that there is a strong connection between a parent’s mental health and a child’s development. Knowing that the stress of being a good parent as you’re ...

Let Mindfulness Guide Your Career Choice

Some careers are chosen carefully, and some can feel like they’re thrust upon you.  Mindfulness can help you in choosing a career because it makes you fully aware of what you want to do professionally, and it keeps you from settling for a ...

Entrepreneurs: Find and Reach Customers With The Right Social Media Strategy

These days, almost everyone is on social media – and that includes your current and potential customers. The percentage of adults who use at least one social media platform has increased by 58% in the last 12 years, from 11% in 2006 to 69% in 2018, ...

Five Ways to Get the Help You Need to Live a Happier, Healthier Life

It’s easy to convince yourself that you’re better off by not asking for help. Many struggles are easier to keep to ourselves. Not to mention, we don’t want to feel like we’re burdening the people around us by asking for help when we need it. The ...

Building The Best Place To Work – Strong, Employee-Centric Core Values

Building a best place to work is easier than you think. With the right people and the right formula, any company can have the type of corporate culture that fosters employee retention and makes recruiting top talent easy. I know because the company ...

12 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Succeed in Your Business

Need some motivation to face the challenges of business? Well, here are the Best Motivational Quotes for Business that will inspire you to face your business challenges with courage: “What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: ...

What Are the Deadliest Types of Car Accidents?

There is no situation where anyone wants or chooses to be involved in a car accident, but they are an unfortunate reality. According to statistics from Driver Knowledge, the average number of car accidents in the United States annually is six ...

Five Travel Tips for Less Stress

Last-minute packing or frantically running through the airport in your heels does not sound like a pleasant way to begin a trip. Whether you travel for business or pleasure, being away from home for extended periods comes with a certain level of ...

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