Proactive Upskilling: A Sure-Shot Way to Future-Proof Your Career

“Work to become, not to acquire.” –          Elbert Hubbard (American philosopher) Surging ahead in your career with the ship in full steam mode is a dream that many of you may harbour as college students during the times that you contemplate of having a career after college. However, it is not … Continue reading “Proactive Upskilling: A Sure-Shot Way to Future-Proof Your Career”

10 Must-Read Books for Career and Personal Development

Author of globally renowned Harry Potter series of books, J.K. Rowling says: “I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” Her quote is rather astute. Books do help us in our daily lives. Reading books authored by greatest motivational speakers, management gurus and successful businessmen indeed serve as beacon … Continue reading “10 Must-Read Books for Career and Personal Development”

The Favorite Business Books Of Iconic Female Entrepreneurs

No matter where you are in your career, there is always an opportunity to learn more. While you might not be available to take extra classes at the weekend, or spend a fortune on an expensive certification program, there’s one tried-and-true solution for sharpening your mind. Reading. The benefits of reading are well-documented, and actually … Continue reading “The Favorite Business Books Of Iconic Female Entrepreneurs”

Why I’m Going Back to School for a Creative Writing Degree

It took me about 10 years to realize that I was ready for higher education. To me, school was mostly a chore. I felt pressure to start college quickly after high school and at the time, I couldn’t clearly see the value in chasing personal growth through a college education. I strongly believe that if … Continue reading “Why I’m Going Back to School for a Creative Writing Degree”

How to Boost Your Reading Speed

How fast do you read? Believe me or not, you can increase this speed in time! Speed reading has become more popular as it opens wide prospects. The Guinness World Record is about 60.000 characters per minute. Ann Jones read “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in minutes. At this rate, you can master all … Continue reading “How to Boost Your Reading Speed”

Can You Really Read 50 Books In A Year?

Yes you can!! I did it!! I officially completed the 50 Books Challenge ( a challenge I set for myself beginning of this year). One of my 2015 goals was to complete reading 50 Books by the end of this year. I reached my target with 57 days to go (8 more weeks to go). … Continue reading “Can You Really Read 50 Books In A Year?”

Reading will Improve Your Productivity

Recently I have become a frequent user of Public Transit – and though I am not surprised by the number of people who are glued to their smartphones- what really surprises me is the sheer number of commuters who only play games on their phones. Many years ago, when I was taking the transit,most people … Continue reading “Reading will Improve Your Productivity”