Why Is it So Important to Build Your Personal Brand?

Your personal brand is how you show yourself to the world. It is a distinct representation of what your best qualities are – revealing the world who you really are. It is the technique of developing a “mark” that is created around your name. Once people know who you are, and what your key qualities … Continue reading “Why Is it So Important to Build Your Personal Brand?”

How to Pitch a New Idea to Your Boss

Building a successful career takes more than just showing up to work and ticking items off your daily task list. Those who succeed are the ones who go that extra mile with everything they do, who form meaningful and dynamic relationships with their teammates, and who have something to offer their business that no-one else … Continue reading “How to Pitch a New Idea to Your Boss”

How To Win An Argument And Strengthen Your Career

Making progress in your career means finding a careful balance between personal drive and team spirit. On the one hand, you’re ambitious, full of ideas, and you want prove to the world that you deserve a shot at success. On the other hand, nobody likes a show-off or a know-it-all – and nobody wants to … Continue reading “How To Win An Argument And Strengthen Your Career”

Skills of the Future: 10 Skills You’ll Need to Thrive in 2020

The world is entering an exciting new era in terms of technology. From reusable rockets to self-driving cars, we experience how the most amazing breakthroughs and innovations of our time are revolutionizing the way we live and interact with the world around us. Startups like Uber have made public transport better and safer for commuters. … Continue reading “Skills of the Future: 10 Skills You’ll Need to Thrive in 2020”

5 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Career Prospects

Forty hours a week, fifty (or so) weeks per year is a big chunk of your life. That’s approximately the amount of time many of us spend working. Most of us will do this for about fifty years. No wonder job satisfaction is so important. Most people would likely agree that compensation and a sense … Continue reading “5 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Career Prospects”

Ready for an Executive Role? 7 Tips for Landing That High-Level Job

Moving up the corporate ranks is the dream of every employee. The journey is often long and arduous, and many (despite their long years of service to an organization) do not attain executive positions – the pinnacle of the hierarchy. There’s a myriad of reasons why they don’t, but perhaps the most common is the … Continue reading “Ready for an Executive Role? 7 Tips for Landing That High-Level Job”

Why Public Speaking Is Critical to Good Leadership (and How to Master It)

When I was at university, one of my lecturers was a man born to genius. He had won just about every award there was – and had medals strewn about his study like discarded tinsel. He was, in short, a very learned man. There was only one problem: the man was also a terrible communicator. … Continue reading “Why Public Speaking Is Critical to Good Leadership (and How to Master It)”

Effective Communication: Its Importance for Success

A seasoned professional needs to know how to select ideas, plan and implement what they want to convey. You need to know how to convince and master the subject you want to defend. That is, good communication depends on good planning and superior communication tools like efficient phone systems and high speed internet. Good communication is … Continue reading “Effective Communication: Its Importance for Success”

Why a Bad Speech Can Be Your Best

As a young professional, communications skills are vital to your success; your competencies in presenting your ideas to an audience are key to standing out from the crowd.   The challenge is that speeches and presentations don’t always go as intended and it is essential that you understand how to deal with the situation when … Continue reading “Why a Bad Speech Can Be Your Best”

5 Phrases You Should Avoid Using in The Workplace

A professional life has a code of conduct that you have to follow to ensure compliance with work ethics. The surprising fact is that a great proportion of fresh grads and experienced employees are unaware about certain disciplines that are essential in maintaining discipline and professionalism in an organization. Keeping in mind the critical role … Continue reading “5 Phrases You Should Avoid Using in The Workplace”