Want to Be More Successful? Do These 10 Things. Science Says They Work!

Author: Jeff Haden Source: Inc. We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive — and successful — use their time more effectively. And that's why my Inc. colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs. Chris is an entrepreneur and writer, and if you like this …

Overcome Your Public Speaking Jitters to Crush Your Next Presentation

Author: Stav Ziv Source: The Muse It’s no easy feat to stand up and talk in front of people—whether it’s five or 50 or 500. In fact, surveys have found that public speaking has long been one of the things Americans fear most. Unfortunately, in many professions, some amount of public speaking is necessary. It …

You’ve Probably Been Answering These 5 Interview Questions Wrong

Author: Judith Humphrey Source: Fast Company No matter what sorts of jobs you applied for, you can expect certain interview questions to pop up again and again. But just because you’ve answered these questions before doesn’t mean you should skip the prep work. In fact, some of these super-common questions are the hardest ones to …

How to Show You’re Really Interested in a Junior Position as an Older Employee

Author: Jaclyn Westlake Source: The Muse Looking for a new job always has its challenges, but some job searches have more hurdles to jump over than others. Like it or not, hiring managers make assumptions about the candidates they interview based on their appearance, their communication style, and yes, their age. So when an older …

What Good Feedback Looks Like

Authors: Craig Chappelow and Cindy McCauley Source: HBR According to a recent Harvard Business Review cover story, it’s rarely useful to give feedback to colleagues. The authors argue that constructive criticism won’t help people excel and that, when you highlight someone’s shortcomings, you actually hinder their learning. They say that managers should encourage employees to worry …