5 Tips for Getting Out of a Rut and Starting Fresh

If you feel like life has become predictable, unfulfilling, and boring, maybe it’s time for a fresh start. Deciding to make a change doesn’t mean you have to turn your life upside down, but it is an opportunity to stand back and revise your current way of life. This is no truer than coming out …

A Groundhog, A Superbowl, and Cupid

As we move into a new month, our journey continues on the path we charted for the new year; the path of personal and professional development that will help us to grow and achieve to our desired level of success.  As I was looking at the calendar this month, I noticed that there are quite …

Professional Development Starts with Personal Development

Professional development is critical to ensuring that your skills and aptitudes are at their highest. Just like an athlete has to condition themselves for playing on the field or running a marathon, workers need to do the same. Professional development involves taking the skills you use most often and focusing on them, so that they …

It’s Time to Leap to Your Next Big Thing

Today is a rather momentous day, if you will: it is the last day of the month and Leap Day. I'm seeing all types of posts on Facebook and through other social media formats of what this day can mean in 'leaping' forward; I've seen trying a new food or wearing something you'd never wear, …

Are You Investing in Yourself/Your Career?

As I'm all about careers - which includes working for yourself or others - I often find that a majority of workers do not pay much attention to their career until something happens. The threat of a job loss or having too much stress are typical situations that elicit attention; but what about the positives …

3 Apps to Keep You in the Know

Being a life-long learner who is always working on my personal/professional development, I am always looking for resources to support my efforts, as well as looking for ones that will maximize my time.  Also, being a person who likes to connect people with other people and resources that will support them to live more fully, …

Want Career Success? Start With Your Personal Development

To be successful in life, we needs to continually grow - to increase our knowledge, skills and abilities (SKA's) and to beyond the capacities we think are possible.   Never more is this more crucial than in our career, where employers are expecting more of the SKA's as well as the ability to adapt to the …

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