How to: Overcome the Survival Job Blues

Think being unemployed is worse than having just any job? Not according to a study conducted by the Centre for Mental Health Research at the Australian National University. In this seven-year study, researchers found that “unemployed people typically felt calmer, happier, less depressed, and less anxious after they found a job, but only if they […]

Networking: How to Engage People and Keep Them Excited

This recent video by Tom Peters is awesome in its simplicity for engaging people: If you are a job seeker, this is an important concept for you because you need to have an engaged network to have it truly working well for you. You want them to care about how things are going for you; […]

Using Vision and Action for Success

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare. – Japanese Proverb Do you get a great ideas and then plan and plan, and plan some more? After all, you want to get the details just right before you execute the ideas. Or are you more like the converse and jump headlong into something […]

Action vs. Inaction

By nature, people tend to be risk-averse — if they can avoid getting into a situation where they realize that a mistake has been made, they will do that. Oftentimes, it is seen that action carries the greater risk. As Marianne Cantwell from Free-Range Humans pointed out in the comments of the post Risk and […]

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