Here’s Why Failing Your Interview Is Good

As the science on workplace health and leadership improves, we are learning more about what motivates people and increases productivity.  Even as these advances increase, career coaches are still teaching candidates the same old robotic way to use “soft skills” to finesse their way into a nightmare job. According to a 2015 Rand study, “Working…

3 Ways Social Media Can Improve Your Life

Social media has been a creeping phenomena over the past 15 years.   When we think about it, we often envision sights like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  However social media has been growing since the early days of AOL Messenger, CollegeClub and Myspace.  In fact, it all started with the online forum, which, in essence, is…

You Are a Trailblazer: Get Back In the Game!

One of your greatest assets in life is the ability to find opportunity.  Anyone in business understands that looking for opportunity is a constant effort; it is something that never stops, day or night. A lot of us get into the familiar routine of clocking in at work, having a chat around the water cooler,…

New Horizons: Career and Employee Opportunities that Grow Business

There’s been a ton of studies done on employees and employers.  Everyone is trying to find that magic sweet spot.  This can be especially difficult for small businesses who really don’t have to time and resources to make meaningful employee searches.  Many businesses, large and small fall into the dreaded category of hiring people on…

Five African Quotes for Business

Evidence shows that more than 60,000 years BC, Africans had trade routes all over the world reaching as far as the Americas.  The Olmecs of Mexico, along with their great monuments depict what experts believe to be Africans with shared religious similarities that help solidify evidence that suggests Africans were prolific traders and travelers in…