10 Habits That Will Make You More Productive and Have Nothing to Do with Work

“Productivity” and “work” are synonymous, because there’s absolutely nothing important going on outside of The Job. At least, that’s what the majority of these “How to Be More Productive!” lists would have you believe. The truth is, getting things done in real life is just as rewarding as in work life—if not more so (side … Continue reading “10 Habits That Will Make You More Productive and Have Nothing to Do with Work”

Learning How to Multitask Every Day, All Day

It’s really not a brain thing. Here’s the thing about your brain – it can only focus on one thing at a time. According to cognitive psychologist Art Markman, “The human brain doesn’t really multitask. What the brain does is what I call time-sharing.” If this is true, how does anybody multi-task? Because we have … Continue reading “Learning How to Multitask Every Day, All Day”

7 Traits That Will Make Any Employer Love You

If you’ve got a particular career goal in mind, then you probably know all about the specific “hard” skills that you’ll need to get there. Aside from these, however, there are a range of more universal traits that all employers will look for when they’re running a recruitment drive. Some of these may be more … Continue reading “7 Traits That Will Make Any Employer Love You”

How Learning a New Language Can Increase Your Chances of Job Promotion

If you are trying to get noticed at work, picking up a new language might just be the simplest way to stand out from the crowd. It’s no longer a secret that, as more and more companies expand internationally, the ability to communicate is crucial. As a result, people who can speak different languages are … Continue reading “How Learning a New Language Can Increase Your Chances of Job Promotion”

6 Reasons why Goal-setting is failing you

I don’t think you need lots of convincing regarding the fact that New Year’s resolutions are not effective – you know what I am talking about – the wishes/hopes/goals that you set at 12.01 AM when the countdown ends and the New Year starts. You convince your inebriated self that this year is going to … Continue reading “6 Reasons why Goal-setting is failing you”