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So You Think You’re Going Back to School

So you think youre going back to school

In today’s rapidly changing environment, it has becoming increasingly important to stay competitive by adding value to your company. Since a greater percentage of the workforce have college degrees, higher education has become less of an option and more of a necessity for many fields. A major paradigm shift in the workplace is that employers […]

Why You Can’t Measure Your Self-Worth in Dollars, Titles, or Possessions

Why You Can’t Measure Your Self-Worth in Dollars, Titles, or Possessions

Early in my career, a mentor told me, “You’ve got to look for the people who’ve got fruit on the tree.” He was referring to Matthew 7:17, “Every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.” My mentor believed that if a person was wealthy and successful, they must be an […]

3 Ways a Career Personality Test Could Change Your Life

3 Ways a Career Personality Test Could Change Your Life

A few weeks ago, I met an interesting couple. I had just given a speech at a seminar, and they approached me to ask how they could improve their relationship. They were very much in love, but personality conflicts were creating problems in their marriage. “You need to take a personality assessment,” I told them. […]

How to Find Job Satisfaction No Matter Where You Work

Job satisfaction

If you Google the phrase “how to be successful”, you’ll find plenty of advice telling you which TED talks to watch, which mindsets to adopt, and which steps will help you achieve a fulfilling life. Type “success” into Amazon’s book search, and you’ll get 101 pages filled with books on every aspect of success. Everywhere […]

Ask Chuck: Choosing a Trending Career

choosing a trending career

Dear Chuck, I have been in my current job for only two years since graduation and am starting to feel I made a mistake. I don’t like the hours I am required to work and the compensation is not keeping up with my needs. To make it worse, the outlook for this field is bleak. […]

How To Thrive in the Radically Changing Work Environment

How To Thrive in the Radically Changing Work Environment

Believe it or not, there was a time when people kept in touch via phone calls and letters instead of following each other’s updates on Facebook. They purchased their clothes and groceries from brick-and-mortar stores instead of outsourcing their shopping needs to their Amazon Prime accounts. And if they wanted to watch TV, they had […]

Why You Should Create Your Own Definition of Success (Plus 3 Steps to Help You Get Started)

Why You Should Create Your Own Definition of Success (Plus 3 Steps to Help You Get Started)

We live in a culture that prioritizes success but doesn’t give us a great definition of what success looks like. Sure, we can go on Facebook and see endless “success” stories. Our friends, relatives, and distant acquaintances post their successes all the time — their new job, the big promotion, the house they just bought, […]

Instead of Running From Problems, Run Towards Opportunities

Did you know in the new “gig” economy, the average person will change careers 8-14 times in their lifetime? That may sound like a lot but it’ll soon be the norm. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with changing careers; what matters is the motivation behind your change. That’s the difference between a serial job changer and […]

3 Ways Developing Self-Awareness Can Lead to a More Satisfying Career

3 Ways Developing Self-Awareness Can Lead to a More Satisfying Career

Everyone wants a career they’re satisfied with. But it’s one of the great mysteries of the working world — what’s the secret to a satisfying career? In our experience, the answer tends to surprise people. Author, leadership expert, and co-founder of GiANT Jeremie Kubicek put it best when he said, “You have to know yourself […]

5 Steps to Ask for a Raise

It can be an awkward conversation. You don’t want to come across the wrong way, but also feel strongly that the ask is important. For many employees, asking for a raise is a confusing and intimidating process. Fear or insecurity can get the best of even the most confident employees. And is it even biblical? […]

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