Personal Development


5 Tips to Balance Your Day Job and Career Goals

5 Tips to Balance Your Day Job and Career Goals

By Ali Daly Remember being a little kid and your parents, teachers, and coaches saying, "You can do anything you set your mind to!" Boy, were they wrong. Turns out that your mind isn’t enough these days to achieve your...
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11 Signs You're Well Read

Sure, you like to pick up a book here and there, especially when you can’t sleep or are on vacation. But how well-read are you really? Here are 11 signs you at least know what's a hardcover and what's soft
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Create a More Creative You

Many perpetually left brain-reliant young professionals (YPs) may boldly label themselves “uncreative.” We don't buy it; it’s possible that they have yet to explore their creative side to begin with. Not only will tapping into your creative side prove beneficial for business – no matter the industry – it also will offer an outlet from your otherwise fast-paced and consuming city life
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The Most Rewarding Trip You'll Ever Take

You can throw away the terms 'vacation' and 'tour'. What London-based Secret Compass provides are expeditions tailored to providing adventure-seeking young professionals with a more meaningful escape during those precious vacation days
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Four Things to Love About Failure

Failure. It’s a word synonymous with inadequacy for many young professionals and a realization that can derail even the most strategic business minds. It’s not all bad, of course, because failure is also a key component of learning. Here are five reasons to bask in the face of defeat
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Eight Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Get Left Behind

The young professional world is a competitive arena, one in which careers either take off or are shot down almost instantly after years of patiently waiting and working towards that “big break.” The good news is that, barring some out-of-the-blue circumstance, our fate is in our own hands. We dictate the life we want to live, the success we want to achieve and how we want to reach those goals. And you can bet tens of thousands of other young professionals in your urban centre are too. Here’s how to stay ahead of the pack
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Prendre congé pour travailler sur soi

D’accorder autant de temps à son développement personnel qu’à son développement professionnel est un élément majeur dans la poursuite de l'équilibre par le JP. Donc, faites l'effort, prenez le temps, et commencez à travailler sur vous
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Taking Time Off to Work on You

Giving as much attention to our personal development as we do our professional development is a major part of mastering that sought-after YP balance. So make the effort, take the time, and get to work on you
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Pourquoi avoir son blogue!?

Mise à part les 140 caractères permis sur Twitter, les mises à jour de statuts Facebook, les photos Instagram et les infos de carrières sur Lindkedin; créer un blogue peut donner la possibilité au jeune professionnel de se définir une marque personnelle dans le vaste monde du Web. Si vous n’avez pas encore votre blogue, voici notre top cinq des raisons pour lesquelles vous devriez commencer à écrire dès maintenant
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The Trouble With Overselling

On Notable we often discuss the popular “fake it ‘til you make it” approach employed by many young professionals in both business and life. While this strategy does have its merits in the areas of building and portraying confidence and skill, there are also downsides, including the problem of overselling. Whether you are pitching a product, promoting a company, or selling yourself, some YPs can get into the habit of overdoing it
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