Without a Rope: Thoughts on Taking Risks

Alex Honnold has made a career of taking risks without a rope. Who better to look to when we’re considering risks in our own professional lives?

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Start Plotting Your Exit: The Importance of Thinking Ahead

Being loyal to your employer is important, but loyalty to yourself can be even more rewarding. Maya James shares the importance of thinking ahead.

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How To Know When You Need A Career Change

Is there a chance that you’ve gone down the wrong career path? These are a few sure signs that it’s time for a career change.

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How You Know You’re a Pro: The Qualities of a Professional

Not every profession requires certification. So then, how do you know when you’re a pro? What are the qualities of a professional?

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3 Lessons Learned By a Full-time Freelancer

Jeremy Chandler learned a lot in 4 years as a full-time freelancer, from both successes and mistakes. These are 3 of the most important lessons.

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5 Difficult People You Meet at Work (and How to Respond with Wisdom)

We all have to work with difficult people – sometimes we may even be them! But how do we respond with wisdom to people at work that challenge us?

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Avoiding Bias in a Mid-Year Self-Review

Avoiding bias in a self-review can be tricky business. While it might be tough to avoid it completely, minimizing it totally possible. Here’s how.

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Stop Looking for a Fun Place to Work

When we hear the advice, “Do something you love and you’ll never work a day in your life,” it can be misleading. It’s time to stop looking for a fun place to work and instead focus on finding a career that is rewarding, challenging, fulfilling and satisfying.

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Must-Haves and Deal-Breakers: A Simple Exercise for Personal Clarity

Big decisions are tough. What do I want for my career? Where, and how, do I want to live? This simple exercise will help you find personal clarity and make your next big decision considerably less daunting.

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The Right Routines for Thriving in Change

Finding inspiration to be consistently creative can feel a bit daunting in our VUCA world. Writer Sara Saddington suggests manageable routines for thriving, even when the muse seems to be playing hard to get.

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How to Craft Your Resume to Attain More Senior Positions

If you’re struggling to move past the entry-level or early-years phase of your career, then you are not alone. Here’s how to craft your resume to attain more senior positions.

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When Good Isn’t Good Enough

When we encounter a good opportunity that isn’t quite perfect, it can be tempting to take it. Maya James shares her experience and why she’s waiting for the right opportunity instead.

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