When praise makes you cringe, it can be really hard to know how to reply to a compliment without coming across as awkward or rude. Knowing how to reply to a compliment properly is a great tool in your personal and professional life. Proper receipt of compliments shows that you know you are good at your job without seeming over-confident. The trick is to receive a compliment graciously without seeming uncomfortable or overconfident, but this isn’t always easy… especially for introverts. What’s the deal with
A Baby Boomer may struggle to adapt to the new work environment we witness in today’s society. Over the last 50 years, both our economy and society have seen tremendous changes. As a Baby Boomer, you know very well that these changes have impacted the way we live, communicate and live daily — especially when it comes to the workforce. From breaking gender stereotypes to integrating artificial intelligence technology, the workplace has come a long way over the past half-century. But no matter how much
They say children are the future – but some of these young inventors are creating it! Technology has created a number of opportunities, but more so for young inventors. Gone are the days where years of craftsmanship go into inventing the next best gadget. Today, more and more young people are running billion dollar businesses from their bedrooms. Some of the people mentioned below came from humble beginnings, but have grown into impressive entrepreneurs. Some young inventors have gone on to be world name brands.
Interpersonal communication skills are essential in creating success, and they’re so simple to learn. What are interpersonal communication skills? ‘Interpersonal communication skills’ is another way of saying ‘people skills’. In other words, they are the skills that we use every day when interacting with others. We use them in communication, collaboration and coordination, and a lot of the time we don’t even notice. The fact we don’t notice them makes it difficult to notice when they may not be very strong, but we always notice when
Everyone knows Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. But have you heard about women inventors like Grace Hopper or Stephanie Kwolek? Perhaps not. These women inventors, however, have quietly contributed to society with their innovations. Sadly, a woman's achievements are often overlooked. We detail how the discoveries of these talented ladies have changed the world. Why society overlooks women inventors The number of patents awarded to women inventors throughout history has been few. Many women never considered patenting an invention, and here's why.
Do you want to be more successful? Maybe it’s time to adopt one of these daily habits of successful people. Ever wondered what a day in the life of a successful person must be like? Do they set their alarms earlier? Do they consume some super food for breakfast? Are they simply happier, or more focused people just getting the most out of life? The daily habits of successful people are just one thing we all ponder. Especially when we’re late for work, again, whilst
Behavioral interview questions can be tricky. That’s why you need to know how to “roll with the punches” and ace that interview. Behavioral interview questions are my least favorite part of the job seeking experience. Other questions, like facts about my age, work experience and so forth, are easy to answer. Behavioral interview questions, on the other hand, require careful and well-thought-out consideration. After all, you must convince your prospective employer that you will be an asset to the company. On the flip side, employers
To find your dream job, it is essential to have defined your goals beforehand. If you have not done it yet, it's time to sit down and project your life into the future. Look for inspiration in American inventors who despite the adversities, did not abandon their dreams. They were prepared to achieve them and today, the success belongs to them. Similarly, finding and getting your dream job takes time, perseverance and belief in yourself. The goals are achieved with perseverance, with constant work, day