No matter how old you are or how many degrees you possess, you never stop learning and developing as a person. The articles in this section tackle this very thing so you can become a more complete, and well-rounded individual.
“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” —Steven Spielberg There is no question that mentoring—when an experienced individual assists and guides a less-experienced individual—can positively influence one’s professional and personal growth. Workplace mentors provide guidance, advice, and support, as […]
“Ideas are the true currency of the 21st Century,” writes public speaking coach and author Carmine Gallo. “So in order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas and yourself persuasively. That ability is the greatest skill that will help you accomplish your business dreams.” To provide the tools to develop robust […]
Today’s business leaders and employees consistently face extreme work-related stress, including hefty workloads, budgetary constraints, work-from-anywhere issues, and cybersecurity worries. These ever-increasing pressures of the job have led to deteriorating mental health, addiction issues, and even suicidal tendencies. And the COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified this stress. In fact, a recent survey of more than 1,200 employees […]
In 1887, 16-year-old John W. Nordstrom left Sweden and arrived at Ellis Island with $5 and a few English words. Several years later, he and a friend, Carl F. Wallin, opened the Wallin & Nordstrom shoe store in Seattle with $13,000 they earned from the Alaska Yukon Gold Rush. What began as a shoe retailer, […]
Making the choice to change careers is a life-changing decision, and if done right, can be the best decision you ever make. No matter how long you’ve been in your current field or how long you’ve been studying this or that major…it’s never too late to switch gears and change careers. But doing so involves more risk than […]