Try These 3 Unconventional Interview Questions to Learn More About Candidates

Unconventional Interview Questions

At this point, many interviewees are familiar with the common questions that can come up during an interview. Between LinkedIn, Glassdoor and other resources, it has become very easy for candidates to learn potential questions and then pre-plan their answers ahead of time. However, the problem for recruiters is that they will not give you […]

Here’s How Good Leaders Give Advice

How Good Leaders Give Advice

Here’s an unfortunate reality of the working world: most leaders in organizations simply don’t know how to give good advice.  Why? In part, it’s because the skills that get someone promoted to a top job often have little to do with their ability to guide and inspire others. Secondly, many leaders think they’re an expert […]

How to Change From Living a Life of Predictability to a Life of Possibility

Life of Predictability to a Life of Possibility

In this world, there are two realms that we can choose to live in: the realm of predictability and the realm of possibility.  Living in the realm of predictability means you want everything under your control and are often playing not to lose rather than playing to win. You focus on the negative rather than […]

3 Reasons Why Leaders Fail

Reasons Why Leaders Fail

In today’s volatile world, the pressure to perform as a leader has never been greater. Some rise to the occasion while others flounder. So, what causes leaders to fail, and what can we do about it?  1. They lack self-leadership qualities. People who can’t properly lead themselves shouldn’t be leading a team. But too often, […]

How to Master the Art of Asking Questions

How to Master the Art of Asking Questions

Dan Sullivan has a quote that says, “The question is the one form of thought that always actively leads us out of the past and into a bigger future.”  Even so, many of us still shy away from asking questions, despite the inherent value in them. Why is that?  Experts suggest three explanations:  Some people […]

Consumer Habits Have Changed. Here’s How to Grow With Them

Consumer Habits Have Changed

The great Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “Change is the only constant in life.” Similarly, John C. Maxwell has said, Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”  What the past year-and-a-half has shown us is that consumer shopping habits can be changed or forced to change at the drop of a hat and as a business, […]

5 Quick-Fire Ways to Power Up Your Productivity

5 Quick-Fire Ways to Power Up Your Productivity

How would you rate your current level of productivity on a 1–10 scale? If you’re not quite happy with your answer and looking  for a productivity boost, try these 5 tips: 1. Create a productivity playlist. Much research shows that different types of music can alter your mood and productivity.   Elizabeth Margulis’s book, On Repeat, […]

4 Signs You’re Becoming The Best Version Of Yourself

Signs You’re Becoming The Best Version Of Yourself

There is no single formula to creating the best possible “you”. However, your ability to create the best version of yourself starts at the same source: from within yourself. Here are 4 signs you’re on the right track:   1. You take responsibility for all that is yours — regardless of whose fault it may be. Author Hal […]

4 Tips For Coping With Lockdown Stress

Coping With Lockdown Stress

For many of us, the latest lockdown has been harder to deal with than the previous ones. Psychologists are reporting a rise in people experiencing the symptoms of sustained stress, including problems with sleep and concentration. However, what are some of the things we can do to build happiness and resilience during these times? 1. […]

3 Proven Strategies to Eliminate Distractions and Find Focus

Eliminate Distractions and Find Focus

Distractions are the biggest enemy that will rob you of your time and your ability to fulfill your potential. So, how can you take back control of your time and attention?  Here are three strategies for overcoming distractions and finding focus. 1. Give yourself three main priorities each day. Business author James C. Collins once […]