This Is How You Wield the Powerful Forces Of Taking Action

Image by: PSParrot By Mike Venture Guys, if you’re like me then you want to hear about the stuff that really matters. You want stories that are going to help you in some aspect of your life, even if it’s a small nugget of information that will be used later. The good news is I…

Need Help Picking a Job? Why Not Base it on Your Personality?

By Richard K. Noots We all have trouble choosing our dream job. Many of us might waste twenty or thirty years even before we find what could be considered our true calling. Luckily, a survey done of over 20,000 people has showcased what seems to work for some people based on their personalities. So, if you’ve been trying to…

4 Ways to Avoid Being the Boss No One Likes

Image by: By Gage Skidmore By Richard K. Noots Being the boss is a huge amount of responsibility. Whether you just recently got promoted at your local job, high up on the corporate ladder or own your business, having to manage employees can be a tough gig for even the most skilled. Despite knowing this,…

This Homeless Veteran Just Got a Second Chance

By Richard K. Noots No one likes to see someone homeless, and we tend to feel a bit worse if it’s a veteran. We want to take care of everyone, but most of us lack anywhere close to the capabilities of doing so. That’s what makes Donald Gould’s story so special. A homeless vet who passed the time playing the piano…

8 Outlandish Jobs You Can Only Get in China

By Richard K. Noots All countries have weird jobs, but some really take the cake. Even the US has weird jobs, like watching old television shows and getting paid for it. So, what are the weirdest jobs that you could do and actually afford to live? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Get your passports ready, as one of…

How to Address Weakness in Job Interviews

By Richard K. Noots We’ve all had those moments in a job interview when we’re asked, “What are your weaknesses?” Unfortunately, most of the time people are unprepared for this level of self-evaluation. Forbes has a whole section online dedicated to solving this issue however, and I highly recommend watching this video if you’re prepping for a job interview soon. You…

Who Are You? What Are You Worth? Find Out Here.

By Richard K. Noots Does your job define who you are? Many people would say no, but many others would also say yes. How many times has someone asked you what you do for a living? For some reason, after about the age of twenty-five people suddenly only define you by what you do. However,…

3 Ways to Make Yourself a Leader instead of Just a Boss

Image by: By UK in Italy By Richard K. Noots The differences between being a good and bad boss are usually made clear by first serving under one, and then becoming one. Whether or not you step on the path to being a delight to work under, is up to you. Don’t screw the people…

Need More Energy? 4 Ways To Boost Your Brain Without Reaching for a Soda

Image by: Tambako the Jaguar By: Ken Lucas It’s a vicious cycle: first you arise after enduring the harsh, monotonous blare of an alarm clock, and then you grab a pop-tart because you stamped the snooze button one too many times and don’t have time for breakfast. And now you find yourself half assing your way through the office in…

Look Young, Feel Great. It’s as Easy as You Having Fun!

By Richard K. Noots Everyone and their mother has remedies for how to reduce aging, and they don’t usually work. The trick is much more simple than you would think. It’s actually about finding a comfortable balance between doing the things you have to do and doing the things you want to do. Luckily, we…

3 Slick Tricks That’ll Build Better Habits

Image by: By FLik By Charlie DeWitts Laziness is always a habit we fall into easily. After a few stressful days, you might want to stay on the couch more and more. Netflix and other online options can persuade us to just relax, just for a bit. BAM! Now it’s two hours past your usual…

3 Reasons Why Hitting the Road Can be a Good Destressor

Image by: William Warby By: Ken Lucas We’ve all been at that point in life where you just want to get away. Perhaps your wife or girlfriend is berating you about every single one of your inconsisties. Or maybe your job is demanding you to do the impossible, all while threatening to fire you if you…

5 Ways to Incorporate Music into the Workplace

Image by: visitorx By Dexter Lunde The effect of music on our psyche has been the topic of discussion for many years. Does music help us be more productive? Does it really hinder our creativity? Why does classical music help us concentrate? Or is that just an old wives’ tale? Studies show that music can…

5 Ways to Create A Collaborative Work Environment

Image by: DT By Dexter Lunde One of the biggest changes that is more apparent in work environments in 2014 is the rise of the collaborative work environment. After the photos of Pixar’s studios came out, everyone has been going gaga on their creative and “open flow” office designs which breed innovation and collaboration. So…