Farha’s Journey to Becoming an Interior Designer

Farha's Journey to Becoming an Interior Designer

URLEmail There are times in life when you make a wish not knowing whether it’ll ever come to fruition, and forget about it completely and go about your life doing what is needed or required and sort of forget you ever made that wish. I remember where I made my wish vividly. My parents were looking for a home, and we were going to open houses to see what fit our needs. Looking at all the beautifully decorated and staged homes, really got my interest in this profession, and I remember this one house where this feeling really made my

Develop Your Skills for Personal and Career Advancement

URLEmail While some people are well aware of what they want to be when they grow up and manage to hit their profession from the get-go, most of us aren’t so lucky. I went from studying politics to studying screenwriting, at the age of 25! And I consider myself lucky for recognizing in time what I want from my career and what I don’t. Many people get stuck in their careers even if they’re not satisfied, mainly because of other people’s expectations. Morgan Freeman didn’t start acting until he was in his thirties, not to mention that he wasn’t a

Why Attend Class For Something You Can Research On Your Own

Why Attend Class For Something You Can Research On Your Own

URLEmail I recently started a business. I have already been researching information and asking questions for years so I am comfortable to a certain extent going forward but just not satisfied. Besides I am an old fart who knows just enough to know that he never knows enough that he shouldn’t want to learn more from others and get their insight. I signed up for a class titled, “How To Start Your Own Business”, I went into the class to find out what I didn’t know. A surprising realization was how much I actually do know! But I digress, in

What are the Best Ways to Build a Business Profile for Your Resume?

What are the best ways to build a business profile for your resume?

Did you know that hiring managers spend an average of six seconds to make the initial “fit” or “no fit” hiring decision when looking at resumes? With this kind of competition, you need to ensure you pass the screening process and get into the interview room, right? Try building a killer business profile for your resume. A good profile is like putting an elevator in a ten-story building that helps the hiring manager to get to where they want to go quickly. A hard-hitting profile is packed with your most sought-after skills and expertise.  The following sections are essential for

How to Dress Like a Smart and Successful Entrepreneur

How to dress like a smart and successful entrepreneur

~by Jenny Park~ . There are times when we try to look witty we tend to do unfortunate stuff that makes us look stupid instead. Some people tend to experiment with unusual words and even put on an excellent poker face when speaking, which, based on studies, can blow you up straight in the face. We have this feeling that we can be successful, that we can make our small ideas big. Those may bring you millions, and eventually, you will get famous because of your innovative ideas. Do you feel this? Do you expect it to happen because you

5 People You Should Respect

5 People You Should Respect

  Interacting with the people around me is one of my favorite pastimes- whether it’s a flight attendant, a waiter or waitress, or just a mechanic.  I’ve found out that paying attention to and being respectful to those people who are around me,  goes a very long way.  Paying attention to others and respecting them will enrich your life, and smooth your path in countless ways.  Have you ever noticed that when you wave and smile and say “thank you” to a flight attendant, you see them perk up?  Do you know the name of the cleaning lady in your

7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude at Work

Here are 7 great tips for maintaining a professional attitude at work

In this post, we’re going to discuss 7 tips for maintaining a professional attitude at work.  Sometimes, maintaining that attitude at work is very difficult indeed.  While it may be temporarily satisfying to tell someone what you really think in the heat of the moment, it is not necessarily in your best interest to do so. I’ve probably made every single one of these mistakes in my younger years and some of them are pretty cringe-worthy.  I hope that they will save you some of the pain and embarrassment that I went through. 7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude

Why Pushing Yourself is Essential to Finding Success in Any Area of Life

~by Kara Masterson~ . It has been said that the easy road becomes hard, and the hard one becomes easier over time. For example, this is something that an engineer knows because of work and school, particularly if he or she masters electrical engineering, which is incredibly difficult and requires a good deal of struggle along the way. Among so many examples, a surprising one can be found in a pee-wee football program in a wealthy suburb of New York. The Massapequa Mustangs regularly win the local travel championship, as well as a “bowl game” in Florida. The program has

Green Business: Growing Trends to Follow in 2017

green business

~by Stacey Cooper~ . It’s quite a tragedy knowing the fact that humanity has done its best to ruin our own natural habitat. When we almost reached a point of no return, people started to take notice of the damage we are doing to this planet. It seems that it takes a disaster of monumental proportions for humanity to reach a moment of clarity. The climate change has started to affect us all — hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, polar ice caps melting, some wildlife species at the brink of extinction or already extinct. All of these circumstances are a product of

4 Skills That Will Make You an Invaluable Asset

skills

~by Dixie Somers~ . When you’re starting out in the real world and looking to make a great living, you’ll need to be better than the rest of those in your field. Although this is easier said than done, becoming a valuable employee at your company — no matter where you work — is possible. Below are several skills you should consider gaining to help boost your value in the eyes of your employer in regards to certifications and pathways. 1. Graphic Design Pretty much every business will need a graphic designer at one point or another. Whether it’s designing