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
Category Archives: Success
We all have days where all we feel like doing is flopping on the couch and relaxing. (Or in my case, going out to eat and relaxing.)
There are things that we know we should be doing in order to be successful, but we just don’t feel like doing them. And that’s normal.
No one is gung-ho 100% of the time. It’s ok to give yourself a break, especially a scheduled break. It’s even a good idea.
The problem occurs when “I don’t feel like it” or “Oh I’ll do it later” becomes a way of life. » Read more
I love to read success stories — both because I enjoy seeing people succeed, and because I want to succeed too. The success stories that I most enjoy include things like paying off a large amount of debt, quitting a full time job to start a small business, traveling the world, etc.
Responses to the stories usually fall into one of three camps:
1. Congrats, that’s great! I’m working on that too! How did you do it?
2. Congrats, that’s great! I did that too and here’s how…
3. Well, that’s great for you, but I could never do that because blah blah blah.
It’s the last one that gets me. » Read more