John Wayne said: “Life is hard; harder if you’re stupid.”
While you may not consider yourself to be stupid, I want to challenge you to think about it in terms of being stale in your life and career. Are settling for status quo, or are you consistently looking for new information to learn and apply?
The idea of a “five year plan” is seductive. It seems so responsible, so Type A, so expensive-suit-with-coordinating-footwear. People with five year plans sound like go-getters.
Except the truth is, five year plans are full of it.
I’m not saying you shouldn’t have career goals, or to make you feel powerless—because it couldn’t be further from the truth. What I’m saying is that five year plans are too limiting.
An ambitious kid from Brooklyn’s rugged Marcy Housing Projects, Sean “Jay Z” Carter has grown to become a most successful entrepreneurs. Today, Jay Z’s net worth totals about $500 million.
So, what’s the secret behind his consistent success rooted from humble beginnings? We researched numerous interviews and biographies to pinpoint the four most essential nuggets of advice Jay Z has to offer…
So by now everyone’s tired of hearing about the Hunger Games. But too bad. I’m still going to write about it.
Yea, there are a lot of people annoyed by yet another teen love triangle. I have to say, though, I picked up some essential business lessons while watching the movie…
“Follow your passion” is a popular career-related expression. The conventional wisdom goes: you’ll find happiness and a fulfilling career if you have the courage to discover your true calling. If you’re not brave enough, however, you’ll become an empty shell of a human being with a commute-work-die life.
We’re constantly told that fulfilling work comes from doing what we love. But is this true?
More and more experts are declaring that pursuing a passion is actually the worst career advice in history. Our take? To find a good career match, figure out your personality first, not your passion.
Picking up the phone is a slowly dying practice.
It’s scary that so many, especially among us Millennials, are dead-set against dialing up coworkers or taking calls, seemingly to avoid personal – human – interaction.
Does anyone remember a time when the only thing you could do with a phone… was communicate?