Is it good to start your own business? Absolutely. Should you start your own business? Maybe. Is it time to start your own business? Maybe. Maybe not. There are some people who express themselves best through creating ideas, pioneering them and turning them into successful businesses. They do better as business owners or self-employed people. There is another group of people who can work in … [Read more...] about Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? Read this first.
On a day by day basis, there are different factors that help us to do our work more productively or hinder us from working to the best of our ability and capacity. Interestingly, many of these factors are subtle, but they can make a huge difference in how well we work. This true whether we’re in employment or we’re running our own business or other endeavour. One such factor is our work … [Read more...] about How to Improve Your Workspace Productivity
When it comes to job interviews, I have been on both sides of the table several times. I can identify with some of the nerve-wracking challenges that a job candidate may face during an interview. On the other hand, as an interviewer, I have also shared the frustrations of an interview panel. Today, I’m addressing you, Dear Job-Seeker, and I’m starting with a truth: When a person or a group of … [Read more...] about 4 Top Interview Preparation Tips
A little while ago, we discussed certain important steps to take before the day of an interview. Today, we’re discussing what to do on the day of the interview itself, and I’ll be sharing important tips that can help you to make the best of the interview. These tips will apply mostly to physical in-person interviews; we’ll talk about other types of interviews (telephone, Skype, etc.) some other … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for the Day of Your Interview
It’s a common phenomenon. You suddenly happen to catch a glimpse of the time: It’s the end of the day. Or it’s time to move on to something else. You still have quite some work to do, but you call it a day and hope that you’ll do better tomorrow. Alternatively, you decide to bring some of the work with you into what should be time for family, relaxation or rest. One of the most difficult things … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Time
Have you ever wondered why some people excel at what they do and other people just seem to shuffle along? There are several factors that determine the success and advancement of a person’s career, and many of these factors are underlying and may not easily be seen or determined. One of such underlying factors is a person’s attitude. Your attitude is a very real and very powerful thing. On … [Read more...] about How to Develop a Winning Attitude