Never Stop Learning

If you have decided that your current skills are good enough, you have also decided that your current job is good enough.

But if you want a career in the future, you should add regular updates to your skills and knowledge.


Improving your public speaking

Improving you public speaking means developing your own style. It does not mean learning to speak like a newscaster or someone else. It means strengthening your ability to say what you want to say.


What are the qualities of emotional intelligence

People with emotional intelligence have an unshakable confidence in themselves, which comes from self-knowledge and self-honesty.

They know that their personal happiness is up to them and no one else. Instead of labeling other people and their actions, they check their emotions first.


Come from a positive mental space

If you’re in a bad mood, it will leak into your keyboard, computer or notepad. The  poison may be subtle but it will be obvious to the reader. Don’t write if you’re in the wrong frame of mind.


When to speak

When speaking, develop a sense of timing, so that your contributions are seen and heard as relevant to the issue or matter at hand.

There is a time to speak and a time to be silent. ‘It’s better to be silent than sing a bad tune.’


Why 90% of people lose their jobs

According to a survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report, 90% of people are fired from their jobs because of attitudinal or relationship problems.

Only ten percent lose their jobs due to lack of skills or ability. A huge part of our success is based on our attitudes, communication and mindsets.


Business formal

Business formal is a subset of traditional business attire, yet, it has specific requirements just one step down from tuxedos, such as dark tailored suits for men and women.


Book Friday: Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die’ is an entertaining, practical guide to effective communication. Drawing extensively on psychosocial studies on memory, emotion and motivation, their study is couched in terms of "stickiness"

From: Getting Older Stinks

Say little and speak volumes

Often a person says too much instead of too little. In a variety of communication situations, less is better.

For example, if you are using a PowerPoint presentation, don’t put 50 words on a slide.


What is Emotional Inteligence

Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize your emotions, understand what they’re telling you, and realize how your emotions affect people around you.

Emotional intelligence also involves your perception of others: when you understand how they feel, this allows you to manage relationships more effectively.


Book Friday: Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose, is a book from, the online retailer that’s doing over $1 billion in gross merchandise sales every year.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Standard interviewing attire

The standard job interviewing attire for men is a conservative dark navy or gray two-piece business suit (of natural fibers, such as wool, if possible), a white long-sleeved button-down dress shirt, a conservative silk tie (that matches the colors in your suit), and nicely polished dress shoes.


Book Friday: Soup

Soup: A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture offers an inspirational business fable that explains the "recipe" you can use to create a winning culture and boost employee morale and engagement.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Book Friday: The No Complaining Rule

"The No Complaining Rule :Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work" demonstrates how you can conquer negativity and inspire others to adopt a positive attitude." Based on one company’s successful No Complaining Rule, the powerful principles and actionable plan are practical and easy-to-follow, making this book an ideal read for managers, team leaders and anyone interested in generating positive energy.

From: Getting Older Stinks