Whether you're figuring out your next step in life or want to try something new, taking stock of yourself and your talents can be a huge help. It's not a science, but a self-diagnostic test may offer some direction.
Despite the assumption that a bachelor's degree is the only way forward in this world, college isn't the only entrance to forging a life and career. As this story proves, going to college is a way to start a career.
As today's modern trade programs rise to meet the needs of our economy and provide more cutting-edge technical training, trade school makes sense for many people – including high achievers.
If you’ve recently been laid off or are in the middle of a job search that seems to be going nowhere, the term “funemployment” probably sounds annoying.
These days, the job market is about as hospitable as the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Nevertheless, you can't avoid jumping in the water sooner or later.
After a morning of futile screen-staring my brain and eyes were in shutdown mode. No words were flowing from my fingers. No creative sparks were flickering in my brain. So I logged-off for a few, and headed to the park several blocks from the office. It was sunny out. I laid down on the grass, stared up at the trees and dozed off for 20 minutes.
I recently came across a quote by Timothy Ferriss that I've been thinking about ever since: "Success in life is measured by the number of awkward conversations you're willing to have."
Though awkward situations are inevitable, this reminded me of a life lesson I learned by observation on the job.