7 Easy Ways to Deal With the Stress of Working From Home

7 Easy Ways to Deal With the Stress of Working From Home

The recent pandemic has changed our way of living and disturbed our daily routine. As everything is going online – including classes, shopping, and working – this situation has created stress in people in very drastic ways and affected their health. With our busy lives and the pandemic, stress has become ubiquitous. Most men have anxiety, but they do not …

Why Women Are More Financially Stressed Than Men (And What to Do About It)

Why Women are More Financially Stressed Than Men (And What to Do About It)

Women face more barriers than men in almost all aspects of our day-to-day lives. And since money makes the world go round, it’s no surprise that financial stress affects up to 80% of women, according to a Fidelity poll. That’s two thirds more than the number of financially stressed women the poll reported just last fall! That’s why we’ve compiled this …

keep looking up

Keep Looking Up: How to Tackle Today’s Tough Job Market

Since the Great Recession hit in 2007, finding a job has been a lot harder than it was in years past. Youth unemployment was at 8.9% in August 2017, which is to say nothing of underemployment experienced by young workers, with 51% of millennials reporting underemployment. Even worse, in New York City, young people are earning 20% less than previous generations. Right now you …

Practical Wisdoms For Life Old Friendships

Old Friendships: How and When Should You Make Them Survive?

We always hope that our relationships will stand the test of time. Lifelong friendships are highly praised, and rightly so. Knowing that someone will always have your back is definitely a fortifying feeling. Of course, although you’ve built a robust friendship, maintaining that connection takes commitment and effort. Some friendships are easier, requiring less contact – you can simply pick …

Two Words

What are the Two Words That Always Deliver Sales Results?

All sales professionals know the power of using the right words at the right time. With that said, there are two words that consistently deliver results. Unfortunately, women tend to shy away from using these impactful words, instead defaulting to their more passive counterparts. What are these mysterious words? “Will” and “would,” as opposed to “can” and “could.” “Will” and …

Winning Edge

What is the Winning Edge to Ensure Career Success?

Regardless of your role, your attitude and willingness to work with others is worth 50% of your position. These two attributes contribute more to the perception of your co-workers, supervisors, and management than any other skill. They give you a winning edge for promotions and leadership opportunities. Attitude is prevalent in your every action. A positive, enthusiastic attitude encourages and …

Why a Strong Brand is Important for Your Small Business & How to Create One

Why a Strong Brand is Important for Your Small Business & How to Create One

You might have heard that ancient quip: “What’s in a name?” A lot, actually, as anyone would testify. The same holds true for a brand. After all, a brand is a name that you create for your line of products and services for business. Therefore, it’s essential for every small business to create a strong brand. Definition of a Brand …

Effective Voicemail

What are the Top Tips for Truly Effective Voicemail?

Voicemails are an integral component of sales success. They can be a powerful tool to connect, provide information, and build relational capital. However, not all sales people utilize voicemail effectively. I assert that some use it so poorly that it produces a negative, rather than a positive, result. Pointless, rambling, static voicemails ending with the incredibly hasty phone number are …

How Phone Calls Energize

What is Sales’ Unsung, Powerful Tool? Consider: The Phone

As salespeople, we are on the phone with clients and prospects every day. The ubiquity of this form of communication can obscure the phone call’s true value. Don’t take this powerful tool for granted! Freshen up your phone etiquette to maximize your sales potential. The Basics Your voice immediately sets you apart. Your client or prospect needs to clearly hear …

Families' Gender Roles

Gender Roles: It’s Not Just a Phase, Your Mom Should Know That by Now!

Our families significantly shape who we are as people. The way we’re raised impacts the way we think and the attitudes we have. Family beliefs, however, are not tattooed onto your brain. Almost all of us differ from our family’s worldviews in more ways than one. This is to be expected, as time keeps moving us forward and popular attitudes …