Have you planned out the next few months of your life? How about the next three years? Do you doubt yourself and feel like you aren’t the right fit for your job at times? Do you sometimes have trouble with the wrong use of words in your communication? If any of these things affect you in any way you can make changes that will help your career. Plan out your life over the next three years and see how you can be better prepared, remember the success you’ve had and affirm yourself when you start to feel doubt creep in and check the words you use before you use them to communicate more clearly.
Why You Should Create a 1,000-Day Planning Calendar
The ability to think and plan three years into the future creates a scenario where you can have a plan of attach that will make a difference in your life. This is the Chris Carneal, CEO of Boosterthon, creates his calendar and keeps his life in focus. By planning these long term goals out this far you can work backwards and see how the short term accomplishments you have along the way can have an effect on those three year plans. He not only has his life organized to this distance but he has a plan for each day which includes the early time he gets out of bed and the activities he engages in before he ever heads to work for the day. Read through this article and see how you can apply some of these planning principles to your own life and be prepared for what may lie ahead of you.
How to Master Your Brain to Overcome Imposter Syndrome
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There are times in your career that your brain can get in the way. If you receive a promotion quickly or you are thrust into a role you might not feel ready for the learning curve could be greater than at any other time, but if you’re in a role that suits your talents and experience you should feel confident in your abilities. Unfortunately many of us suffer from the self-doubt that is Imposter Syndrome. When you feel yourself starting to doubt your own abilities you need to have a way to make sure you know you’re on the right track and can feel confident in yourself and your team. By practicing some positive confidence building activities you’ll be able to feel ready to take on any challenge. Review this article and learn how to help your brain get out of the self-doubt mode of Imposter Syndrome.
101 Incorrectly Used Words that can Make You Look Dumb
There are many words that we use incorrectly on a daily basis without even realizing it. This isn’t as simple as using the wrong from of “to” or the wrong “there” or even the wrong “your” but it an understanding of what these words actually mean and how they should be used. If you’re using words to impress a potential client or to land a job, it’s important to have the right version of the word you want or even just the correct word altogether. If you’re not sure which word to use make sure you look it up and understand the meaning of a word before you put it into your document. Check out this article and see some of the most commonly misused words so that you can avoid this problem in the future.