12+ Ways Your Career Can Benefit From Solitude in This COVID Crisis

12+ Ways Your Career Can Benefit From Solitude in This COVID Crisis

For most, it is important to spend time around and engaged with other people. In social groups and at work, by surrounding ourselves with colleagues, family members and associates who challenge us to think and move outside our comfort zone, we find we can improve our habits and learn new things. Of course, much of life’s biggest joys and most …

6+ Characteristics of a Champion’s Heart You Can Develop and Use Today

6+ Characteristics of a Champion’s Mindset You Can Develop and Use Today

The word indomitable is one we should consider for a moment as we settle into this uncertain period of COVID quarantine.  For me, I rank it right up there with Relentless in terms of its power.  Derived from the Latin in, meaning not, and dominare, meaning to tame, it means just that — not able to be tamed.  That is the perfect way to think about …

Here’s How to Overcome and Make the Most of Self Quarantine

10+ Ideas to Overcome the Career Curveball COVID Has Thrown and Make the Most of Self Quarantine

Our actions may be impeded, but there can be no impeding our intentions or dispositions because we can accommodate and adapt. The mind adapts and converts to its own purposes the obstacle to our acting. The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way. Marcus Aurelius The greatest key to make massive performance gains in disruptive times like these …

Greatness is Determined by Service

Greatness is Determined by Service in These Challenging Times

Greatness is determined by service – service to a cause and a willingness to live out the vision of the team. This is especially true, today, in these strange times of isolation. For each of us, in our communities, in our work, and in our world, we can take this moment to truly standout. We each have unbounded potential for …

How Risk Taking Informs the Future

The Critical Importance of Risk-Taking in Your Genomics and Genetics Career

We just leaped forward on the clocks this weekend in our semiannual time shift, and we just had a leap day at the end of last month, so maybe it is a good time to think about what it would take to make a giant leap forward in your business. Have you ever wondered how your health, life, auto and …

The Importance of Being Awesome and What It Really Means

Wake up and smell the reality around you.  Remove the desire to be deceived.  The news, whether you call it fake and despite which outlet you prefer, is slanted.  It has some bit of truth, and a ton of opinion couched as fact, all designed to elicit emotion by using extremes.  Mark Twain said, “You can kill the truth easily, but a well …

7+ Ways Optimism Will Improve Your Career Performance

7+ Ways Optimism Will Improve Your Career Performance

Optimism is the ability to look on the bright side of life.  It is an active, constructive and empowering attitude that creates the conditions for success by focusing on possibilities and acting on those best opportunities to create an abundant life.  Appropriate in light of the fear mongering our press is using around corona and the ugliness in politics and from our …

6+ Ways Continuous Improvement Creates Success

6+ Ways Continuous Improvement Creates Success | Recruiter News

There is a set of performance rules that can be applied to your intellectual, emotional and spiritual growth.  That process is called Indeterminate Growth.  As professionals, we can and should be going through constant and continuous improvement.  This ongoing development should be never ceasing…never ending. There are no boundaries on your capacity to learn, to expand your skills, to laugh, to build passion …

Finding Joy At Work

It’s Mardi Gras, So Bring Some Revelry to Work Today

It’s Mardi Gras —the annual bacchanalia that caps off weeks of Carnival festivals — and throughout the streets, Revelers will be exclaiming, “Laisser les bons temps rouler”, or “Let the good times roll”.  Mardi Gras itself means “Fat Tuesday”, where”Fat”, in this case means jolly and indulgent.  Today, consider how you can find more fun at work. When asking the question, “Does …

Why Looking Out for Number One May be the Greatest Act of Kindness

One of the greatest principles of the timeless classic The Richest Man in Babylon, written in 1926 by George Clason, is found in its opening chapter – Pay Yourself First.   Quoting from the book, Clason says, “If you have not acquired more than a bare existence in the years since we were youths, it is because you have either failed to learn …