Few things make Americans more publicly irate than flying. Every day brings a new Twitter rant, and most of them are…
Remember when the technology experts tried to sell us on the notion that all of their gadgets would free us up, give us more leisure time and make life so much more enjoyable? We've been fooled into thinking that being offered the opportunity to “telecommute,” or work from anywhere we choose, with cloud-based infrastructures allowing us to move where and when we want results in work-life balance. It doesn’t.
Aspiring and established writers think of great ideas at strangest times. How many times have you thought of an amazing concept that evaporated away because you didn’t find the time to write it down? Instead of carrying a pen and paper everywhere around, you can turn to modern technology and start being more efficient. It doesn’t matter whether you are a blogger, a short story writer or novelist; the following apps and online tools will help you become a much more effective writer!
I was in the 9th grade at 13 when I was looking at the ceremony for my Bas Mitzvah, literally “Daughter of the Covenant,” when I would chant the portion of scriptural commentary to the five books of Moses consistent with my birthday, and speak all the Rabbi would let me, and collect some gifts.
In our fast-paced, multi-tasking, on-the-go-deadline driven work, we are often caught up in the act of “Doing.” We move from task to task on our to-do list. We rush from work to class to home. We keep pushing ourselves to do more and do it better.
Many of us start off with intentions to make a living doing what we love, but the majority of them have remained just that—intentions.
Is there even a dinner table anymore? Could this be one of the reasons our kids have difficulty with creative problem-solving? Never mind our kids…I’m hearing from employers that their employees, especially in the 18-to-30 age range, lack creative ideas and have poor decision-making, and problem-solving skills. Ironically, this is the age range that should be second-best in the area of having creative ideas, with kids under the age of 6 being the most-open to creativity.
The concept of a Type A personality has not been around for long. It was actually identified in the 1950s by two cardiologists, Drs. Meyer Friedman and Ray Rosenman, who were studying coronary heart disease. They found a link between personality types and heart disease. According to their research, they identified three types of behaviors:
Before entering the workforce, it is common for young people to study calculus and other higher academic subjects. While there is no doubt that training in such fields is valuable, it is also very important that young workers learn the idea of optimism. It can definitely be very beneficial for an individual to know what it is that actually motivates people to give their best in whatever they do. When you start to figure it out, it will be easier for you to apply it in your own life by finding your ultimate motivation. Optimism has been considered as one of the most powerful and effective tools for improving a person’s life and giving him a huge advantage in his career. In short, there is just a lot that you can gain by being optimistic.