Guided meditation of any type is not a cure-all. Only people with something to sell will tell you that a meditation walk will help you be free of all tension. It can, however, dramatically improve the quality of life. Guided walking meditation is a great tool to have available in your office arsenal to put out some fires. Here are the basics so you can get started today. … [Read more...] about Stress Relief at Work With Walking Meditation
The outdoor work landscape, unknown to many, has an abundance of well paying, fulfilling and respectable job opportunities, with The Bureau of Labor Statistics expecting the number to grow to 30,813,700 by 2024. The cubicle life, suffice to say, is not for everyone. Choosing the right career is key to work happiness and fulfillment. Some people prefer walking in the woods in hiking boots and athleisure wear, the wind in their hair, over wearing a suit and sitting in an office from 9 to 5, and for these people, there are endless work opportunities out in the wild. … [Read more...] about Careers To Consider If You Are In Love With The Great Outdoors
We have reached a point in time where professional standards have become very high. This is probably due to the fact that information is always within an arm’s reach – literally. … [Read more...] about Looking For Temp Jobs or Careers in Dallas?
As my career has grown so has the need for me to travel for work. Years ago I would have stressed, obsessing over the time away from home and all of the lost hours on the road or in the air. I'd be fearful of doing things on my own or worried about awkward social interactions with people I hardly know. I dreaded the work trip. Thankfully, I flipped my internal script! Now I embrace work travel. Part of what makes it enjoyable is all of the travel gadgets and tech available to everyday consumers. While it's unlikely your job will foot the bill for most of this stuff, some of it might be worth a little of your hard earned scratch. Here a few of the latest travel gadgets that can make that next work trip more tolerable. … [Read more...] about Bring These Gadgets on Your Next Work Trip
It has been estimated that 1 out of every 12 businesses in the United States is a franchise. From fast food to real estate, there is a great deal of money to be made in opening one of these businesses for yourself. … [Read more...] about Is Opening a Franchise the Right Move for You?
Your desk is a germaphobe's nightmare. Interesting, considering your home is spotless and your car is shined to the max. Yet, for some strange reason, you let the place where you spend the majority of your time go to hell. Reorganizing folders and stacking papers does not constitute cleaning. It's time you devoted some elbow grease. You can't rely on your company's cleaning service. (Don't believe me? Run your finger over the top of that cabinet.) … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning Your Office Desk
Everyone has their own unique struggles with making decisions. Even the most logical people have shortcomings in this department. It’s always essential to optimize outcomes when you’re making choices for an organization. These are a few ideas for improving decision-making in the workplace. … [Read more...] about Improving Decision-Making Processes in the Workplace
Think about the presentations you’ve sat through in your career, education and life. The difference between how you feel having witnessed a good presentation vs. a bad presentation is night and day, right? Subpar presentations leave audience members feeling drained, bored, confused and frustrated. On the other hand, people walk out of the room following an effective presentation feeling energized, motivated, informed and clear on how to act next. … [Read more...] about What Not to Do in Your Next PowerPoint Presentation
Shifting to a DevOps approach can significantly improve the workflow and productivity of an organization, by bringing two parallel teams together to get things done. However, it’s not as simple as implementing the structure change; additional work must be completed to ensure everything works as planned. … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Improve DevOps Productivity
If you want your day at work to be better, the control is with you. Trust me. I’ve turned the most difficult, unrewarding jobs into pleasant experiences by relying on some basic Buddhism principles. No need to convert to anything, no need to send a dollar anywhere, just open your mind and start getting happy at work by reading about the six paramitas. … [Read more...] about How to Be Happy at Work: The Six Paramitas