14 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Advance Your Career


This weekend, take a break from your job, but give your career a boost. Try these 14 simple things you can do to advance your career online and offline. They’re all quick enough to squeeze in between Friday and Monday while still giving you plenty of time to sleep in or hang out with friends. Things to Do Online to Supercharge Your Career 1.    Post a new picture. Photographs are often the first thing visitors notice about your profile. Start out with a high-quality image. Use Photoshop to adjust the lighting Continue Reading →

Have you buried your New Year’s Resolutions?

Did you make a Resolution? Every 1st of Jan, most of us make a New Year’s Resolution. Be it eat healthier, go to the Gym more, keep in touch with friends? Here are this year’s top 6: Learn a new skill or hobby (26 percent) Quit smoking (21 percent) Read more (17 percent) Find another job (16 percent) Drink less alcohol (15 percent) Spend more time with family and friends (13 percent) Hope you are managing to stick to them. Traditionally, only 8% succeed in keeping their resolutions whilst a Continue Reading →

7 Signs That You’re Not Assertive Enough

Your parents may have raised you to be accommodating and to put the needs of others first. However, there’s a limit to how accommodating you can be without harming yourself. Eventually, you start to feel like others are taking advantage of you. At the same time, you worry that others will be upset if you refuse a request. It’s an uncomfortable predicament. Assertiveness is a part of maintaining good mental health and a balanced life. It’s important to have boundaries and give your own needs the priority they deserve. Could Continue Reading →

7 Steps to Repairing Professional Relationships

7 Steps to Repairing Professional Relationships Work relationships can be much more fragile than other types of relationships. The workplace can be a constant battle of egos, jockeying for position, and the desire to advance. Small slights that might be ignored in other settings can ruffle someone’s feathers at work. These slights are often unintentional. In fact, it’s common to be at a loss for the reason behind the downslide in the relationship. At work, many people remain on the lookout for any sign that someone is either on our Continue Reading →

Do you become what you think?

How to be successful Have you ever wondered how people attain success? How they achieve certain things which are seemingly impossible? Many years ago, I was in a car showroom, waiting for my car to be serviced. I had time to kill. As anyone who knows when they go to the dealership, there are many cars there and they like you to sit in them and have a feel. This is all part of the experience. You get a sense of what you like and subconsciously you start thinking about Continue Reading →