If you want to succeed at work and get ahead, you’ve got to do more than just work hard and do an excellent job. Being promoted, being considered for interesting projects, and getting those merit raises and bonuses, means making sure that your star shines. » Read more
Know what’s stopping you from getting what you want most?
- Not understanding the difference between a priority and the priority
- Not aligning your actions with your words and feelings
By definition, a priority is something that comes first. Well, only one thing can really come first at any given time. If you have several things that are “a” priority, none of them are really the priority. » Read more
It’s easy to be intimidated by things you’ve never done before. Intimidation can stop you from doing things you’re probably capable of — if you let it — or intimidation can be just a word. It’s up to you.
Many times we pay others to do things that we could easily do ourselves — not because we don’t want to take the time or make the effort, but because we’re afraid we won’t do it right. We’re intimidated. Worse, many times we don’t do things that we would really love to do out of fear or a belief that we won’t be any good at it. Other people make it look so easy, but we don’t know where to start, and we’re sure we could never do something like that. » Read more
Keeping up with the Joneses refers to the pretty natural desire to be at least equal in social status to the people around you. In America, that’s usually expressed by the things we have and do. In other words, keeping up with the Joneses often turns into a display of wealth. » Read more