All posts tagged: blogging

Simple techniques to reduce stress

Life will throw many challenges at you. Some challenges will be easier to overcome than others. Which can make work/life balance seem impossible. At times when life has become increasingly overwhelming it can be hard to stay positive and focused on the big picture. Keep in mind, however, that stress is a choice.

How to stay ahead while unemployed

Here are three tips to help you keep your life on track while unemployed: Tip #1) Write out your plan for recovery. If your goal is to become a chef, you should write all the steps necessary to complete it. For example: Step 1: Go to culinary school. Step 2: Upon graduation get employment as a sous chef. Writing the action steps down on paper makes your dream more tangible and creates a clear path for you to follow. Each time you have completed a step mark it out. This physical cue if marking out a step will make you feel closer to your goals. By doing this you can reward yourself and see that you are still making progress towards your dream even when life has made it seem impossible. Tip #2) Don’t let your pride get in the way. Reaching out for help will not make you weak or your friends and family feel that you’re no longer dependable. If someone close to you chooses to not be there for you, don’t be angry. …

4 Habits of success we’ve learned from Beyonce and Jay Z 

  Beyonce and Jay Z have become an undeniable force in business. They are thriving. From Beyonces high grossing tours to the launching of the new music app Tidal by Jay Z: these two quickly became moguls and leaders in the music industry. They have accomplished so much more. They clearly have the key to success on lock. The power duo’s, On the Run Tour, was one of the highest grossing tours of all time. However they both have faced the odds to get to the massive success they have achieved. A lot of people sit and wonder how they did it. I went and find out. The Carters aren’t the only successes that deserve recognition, howwver their work ethic is what makes them the focus of my article today. If you want your dreams you will have to fight. Here are 4 things that I’ve learned from the Carters if you want to reach the highest level of self and career status: 1. Stay true to yourself.  Above anything they have stayed true to who …

Top things you should do before graduating college

There are many things I wish I would have known before college graduation but I share my top choices below.  Graduating college is a difficult feat. and that is why you should congratulate yourself first.  You should be extremely proud. It is natural to want to wait until you had your degree in your hand to want to think about post-college career plans. However, I encourage to get started now as companies are looking for prospective  graduates. Many companies offer post college internship opportunities that lead to full time job offers.  Start to think about what’s next at least a year prior to your intended gradation date.  According to the Economic Policy Unit, 16.8 percent of college graduates between the ages of 21-24 are “underemployed,*” or unemployed. Why you should start early? You’re not the only one graduating college from your particular program that is going to be looking for a job at the same time.  There is serious competition in the job market for college graduates and by starting early you can have a better chance at …