#WorkThroughIt: Ignite Your Career

Today begins our new blog and social media series, Work Through It Wednesday. These short, one-minute motivations feature a quote, a little insight, and three brief strategies to engage to help you work through the challenge and emerge victorious. Today’s feature: Ignite your Career Read on, or listen to the audio: The actor Gary Sinise once said: Careers, like rockets, don’t take off on schedule. … Continue reading #WorkThroughIt: Ignite Your Career

A Dream Deferred, but Not Unfulfilled

When I opened my inbox this morning, there was a shocking story. Not a doom-and-gloom article about the things that tend to keep us on edge these days. This was a shockingly wonderful story about a 91-year-old Thai woman, who after ten years of study, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Human and Family Development from Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University this week. Because of … Continue reading A Dream Deferred, but Not Unfulfilled

Fess up, sometimes you’ve got horrible body language

We are all guilty of displaying improper and off-putting body language at some point in our careers. Whether avoiding eye contact during an interview, or impatiently tapping our fingers on the table during a management meeting, our nonverbal communication conveys a distinct impression – no matter your intended message. This week, the Business Insider published an article calling out nine nonverbal behaviors that generally turn … Continue reading Fess up, sometimes you’ve got horrible body language