Achieving your goals is going to be hard - so here’s what you need to know

12-Jan-2017 15:00:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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“Pause. Breathe. Cry if you must. But keep going.”

A lot of us started the new year with promises to ourselves. We resolved to kick bad habits, envisioned projects to complete and set goals to achieve. Feeling passionate about achieving your goals doesn't necessarily mean that the journey will be smoother. But knowing what's ahead will help you reach the finish line.  

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10 defining characteristics of successful people

10-Jan-2017 15:00:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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The one thing for certain about the road to success is that you will be met with challenges along the way.  

When the journey becomes overhelming, the average person may give in to challenges and let go of their goals. Others persevere to find their reward in success.

If you're keen to join the ranks of master achievers, here are the characteristics of successful people you'll want to develop.

 

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8 ways to accomplish more at the office

03-Jan-2017 18:32:09

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by Yolanda Graham

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Ever reached the end of a day feeling dissatisfied with how much you actually did?

You may decide to put in extra hours the next day to catch up. But the same thing happens the next day… and the next, and the next. Before you know it, you’re face-to-face with your manager, scrambling for plausible excuses to push deadlines back.  

The truth is, unless you have some new habits and rules in place, you’re unlikely to finish what you set out to do at the beginning of your day.

Becoming more productive at work requires you to be more careful about how you spend your working hours. Follow these eight tips to help you accomplish more at the office.

 

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4 unexpected ways to improve your happiness at work

20-Dec-2016 19:25:10

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by Yolanda Graham

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It’s no secret that happy people have better energy, work better with others, and are more productive at work.

While there are external factors like having great colleagues, work you enjoy, and employee perks that can fill you with glee, there are things you can do for yourself that will improve your happiness at work. Here are four suggestions:

 

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3 New Year goals that can surprisingly transform your career

13-Dec-2016 17:42:30

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by Yolanda Graham

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With 2017 just a few weeks away, you’re probably writing down a list of resolutions and goals as you recite the mantra “New Year, New Me."

We came up with some ideas in the blog post 10 New Year's resolutions that focus on career success to spark some ideas. In this blog post, we’ll look at your personal goals and how they have a great effect on your career without you planning it to be that way.   

 

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