Articles about Advice
5 phrases that have no English translation, but totally capture what you’ve always wanted to say
Here are five words that quickly and beautifully distill some very "Thrivey" concepts less elegantly rendered in English.
These are the best laptops you can buy right now
Smartphones may have taken over much of people’s screen time, but you still need a “real” computer.
Make your resume more like a blockbuster movie
So, how can you make your resume more tempting at first glance? Catch their interest from the first minute. We're here to help.
How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood
Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative and get more done.
This is how to answer ‘why should we hire you?’ (according to experts)
Directly tackling one of, by far, the most popular interview questions that comes up for a potential new hire and how you should be answering it.
Emerging leader spotlight: Bank of America’s Lisa Bogart
This month we shine the Emerging Leader Spotlight on Lisa Bogart, Business Solutions Technology Manager with Bank of America.
11 bad and outdated job-hunting tips you should stop believing
There are job search tips that you might still receive that are just ... bad. Some tips are simply outdated and need to be ignored.
Smartphone detoxing: An antidote to the age of brain drain
Starting today, make a deliberate choice to unplug. Remember, detoxing is a habit. It takes time to build new habits. Don’t aim for a radical change.
The 37 most inspiring leadership quotes I know
No. 18: "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." – Henry Ford
How we can apply the lessons of the Fred Rogers documentary to our own careers
The new moving documentary on Fred Rogers worldview and career has lessons we can apply from the film to our own professional lives.
The 3 requirements for achieving huge goals (according to psychology)
As your WHY gets bigger, the HOW gets easier and begins taking care of itself. It's a beautiful way to live and can be applied to all levels of achievement.
3 ways to test your startup idea before investing money
Here are three simple steps to help you determine if there’s demand for your startup, before investing the time and money.
Go the extra mile! Show everyone what you’re made of
When you go the extra mile, people notice the little things you do. By taking this initiative, you’re actually showing everyone what you’re made of.
5 new books I’m reading to boost my career and life this fall
From Maxie McCoy to Brene Brown (and some are delightful new finds), I hope you’ll join me as I devour these books, page-by-page.
5 ways to increase your employees’ productivity
Setting meaningful goals for your business and its employees can help drive better performance and increase productivity.
Business professors share 5 tips for new-hire success
We’ve asked business experts to share their tips for success when you start a new position and want to stand out as a team player.
Fundamental attribution error: Why you make terrible life choices
Live a happier more empathetic life. The next time you are tempted to give someone the stink eye or judge them, remember they’re human, just like you.
13 online career courses you can do from the comfort of home
Here are 13 online career courses that may help get you on your way to more success while working remotely or from home.
What happened when I listened to some unwanted advice
Unwanted advice can be productive. Sometimes, people may be able to spot something you can’t spot yourself or offer open your eyes to something new.
Harnessing systems to get more done (How to find your most productive hours)
A productivity system provides you the ability to manage and execute those commitments, communications, and information at a specific time.
The simple reason it’s pointless to compare yourself with others
You can compare yourself to other people all day long and it won’t benefit you a damn bit. Instead, compare yourself to who you were yesterday.
How to say no without feeling guilty: 6 secrets from experts
Being “too nice” can cause legit problems. So how do you say no without feeling guilty? Experts and research have answers.
Responsibility: Not apologizing when you succeed or complaining when you fail
Don’t apologize when you succeed. Don’t complain or blame when you fail. Completely own and take responsibility for what you’ve attracted into your life.
WNBA star Angel McCoughtry on the benefits of taking a forced break
WNBA star Angel McCoughtry has learned that chasing dreams doesn’t have to come at the expense of mental and physical health.
Why the idea of ‘the big leap’ is total nonsense
You don’t have to risk it all immediately to get what you’re hoping for. A big leap doesn’t guarantee you getting to your desired future faster.