Articles about Levelling Up

News

New study shows why Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ is not enough

An unintended side effect of the "lean in" message is it helped people believe women are responsible for causing and fixing the problems they face at work.

The Whole Human

Life by design: Practical steps you need to take to do your own personal life audit

It’s a self-reflection exercise. A life audit will leave you with the clarity and space you need to “do you” at the ultimate level.

The Whole Human

14 strategies to accelerate your personal growth by 1,000%

There are clear inflection points in the personal growth patterns of people who excel at the highest levels. It’s never linear.

News

Why summer is the best time to ask for a promotion

While some of us consider summer to be a time for vacation, it may be the best time to hustle and ask for a promotion, according to a new report.

The Whole Human

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or year. Unfortunately, real change takes time. Most agree the sweet spot is 18–24 months.

Office Life

3 ways to set yourself up for a promotion

To changing your mentality around a promotion, here are three practical ways to improve your image and exposure at the office.

The Whole Human

How to overcome perfectionism: 4 secrets from research

When perfectionism shows up, it often brings its close friends: depression, anxiety and anger. Here are four ways to try and help you overcome it.

The Whole Human

Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people know that sitting on the internet all day is a bad life choice. But knowledge is weak and good for nothing unless it is put into practice.

Productivity

7 strategies to help you convert an idea into reality

The harsh truth: Your idea is probably not as good as you think. This is not an insult to your intelligence. It is an observation of the creatives’ mindset.

Job search

Why turning down a high-paying job for a lower-level role isn’t always bad

While accepting a lower-level role isn’t the only way to grow, it’s the route I recommend for maximum career-security, growth, and learning opportunities.

The Whole Human

The active mindset: A sure way to avoid being bored with life

“I’m bored.” When’s the last time you said that? I bet not too long ago. If you give me 4 minutes, I’ll tell you why that’s a bad sign.

Personal Branding

Are you hiding behind your work? How to take credit for the genius that is you

Take credit for being a genius. Modesty is a virtue, or so they say. Modesty in the workplace is another thing entirely – here’s why.

Levelling Up

How to create a personal brand to enhance your job search

Developing your own personal brand doesn’t have to be intimidating, though. Just a few simple steps can help you narrow down the best approach

The Whole Human

Forget happiness, focus on unhappiness

Though a concrete strategy for happiness is almost impossible to identify, If we can target unhappiness, we can better guide ourselves to be happier.

Self-Help

Type delete type: What writers do (or ‘Why I’m editing my life’)

What better way to spend a life than in pursuit of the true, the good, and the beautiful? That’s how I’m trying to spend mine, anyway.

Success

Why money actually can buy happiness (and how)

No matter your income, money can be used to give you a healthier, easier lifestyle depending on what is best for you. How to use your money to buy happiness

The Whole Human

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

If you follow these tips on living in your 20s, you'll have a better chance of living without regret once you hit your 40s and beyond.

Communication

How I (finally) overcame my fear of public speaking

Take that first step today. The world needs to hear your message. Don’t let the fear of what other people think to hold you back.

Levelling Up

3 leadership goals to set for each stage of your career

You have to set goals and determine certain benchmarks for yourself in order to prove that you have what it takes to move up the ladder.

The Whole Human

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

These 7 principles will change your life and are applicable to every one of us. It illustrates how we can develop toughness and live life on our terms.

The Whole Human

7 ways to build trust with others

One of today’s most essential skills is to learn how to build trust with others. Here are 7 ways that I have found useful.

Levelling Up

Go to the next level of your life before you feel ready

“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. ... There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now."

News

Our brains have an urgency bias. Here’s how to not get tricked

Left to their own devices, our brains pick urgency over importance, wanting the immediate satisfaction of a quick payoff.

The Whole Human

This is why elegance is better than winning

I’d like to think that man’s deeper instincts, eventually, bend towards elegance, peacefulness, and love because elegance is better than winning.

Levelling Up

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

Are you intelligent and changing? If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent.