Articles about Levelling Up
Why do smart people do stupid things? The science of avoiding poor decision making
Why do smart people make stupid decisions and how can it be avoided? Learn the science of how to avoid poor decision making.
This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research
In many cases, we make mistakes that prevent us from really connecting with others and end up with lukewarm friendships but no idea how to deepen them. Time to fix that.
How to lead with influence instead of authority
It is important to understand that leadership is not about title, level, or office. Equally important to mention is that the best of leaders are even better followers.
Why ‘am I a success or a failure?’ is the wrong question to ask
It is best to travel through life with a focus on what you are learning and how to get a little wiser and better right now, rather than fretting or gloating over what you've done in the past (and seeing yourself as a winner or loser).
Former Navy SEALs on the mistake too many people make
"If you're berating people, if you're an overbearing leader that's constantly in people's face or raising your voice and losing your temper with people, it doesn't work. It's not effective."
8 signs you have reached the glass ceiling in your company
Once you agree that these scenarios have occurred it becomes apparent that they may have been identified as “not executive material” and that a strategy is needed to ascend the plateau.
13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person
It won’t be long until you get your stride back. But this time, you’ll be more evolved. More able. The stakes will be higher. You’ll have more help and support. Everything will mean more.
Survey: 68% of women believe they are paid equally to men
New research from ahead of Equal Pay Day, on April 10, shows that 68% of women believe they are being paid the same amount of money as men at their company with a “similar” professional background.
6 critical missteps that hurt your career advancement
Let’s face it: it isn’t easy to break out and establish yourself as an up-and-coming leader inside a large corporation. In fact, some days you can feel like the best kept secret in the organization. If you are wondering how to become a leader or how to get promoted, be sure to avoid the following.
Experts share 7 reasons you may have been passed up for a promotion
Job experts and experienced managers weigh in on how to raise your promotion stakes.
Master these 7 grammar tips if you want to sound smarter
Don't get caught up in miscommunication. Master these simple tips.
Here’s why your gut instinct is wrong at work – and how to know when it isn’t
Research that I and others have conducted on decision-making offers some clues on when we should – and shouldn’t – listen to our guts.
5 classic faux pas to avoid when asking for a promotion
Always do your research.
How to (painlessly) reinvent yourself when life demands it
When you face a setback in your life, you have two choices.
How to tell when a career pivot is right for you
Here are the signs to consider that a career switch is right for you, according to second-career experts.
Your first thought is rarely your best thought: Lessons on thinking
People are losing the ability to think through a problem.
How to achieve your goals by creating an enemy
If used correctly, scapegoating can be a powerful tool for resisting temptation and sticking to hard goals. It can also be dangerous and backfire if used incorrectly. Here's how creating an enemy can help.
Overrated and underrated careers (and what you can learn from them)
No matter your current career, you can probably find ways to use your skills in different professional arenas. Even if you love what you do, it might be interesting to challenge yourself to pair your best skills with completely different careers.
How to psych yourself up for a challenging assignment
With sky-high expectations, a tight deadline and a whole lot of moving parts, you've got yourself a pretty challenging assignment. Here's how to finally get started once you stop groaning about it.
Three steps to get up to speed on any subject quickly
You have just a few days to learn everything there is to know about a subject you know nothing about. Now what?
This can be the most important day of your month
As the new year gets underway, many of us may be finding our ambitious resolutions hard to keep. How do we stay accountable to ourselves?
7 fool-proof ways to stay positive in a toxic workplace
There’s a lot we need to do as a culture to improve the workplace, and while generally speaking the workplace at large is moving in a more empathetic, positive direction, toxic environments still exist. So what can you do to remain positive if you find yourself in this type of situation?
4 ways employers can support workers of all ages
Here's what companies can do to make sure employees of all generations feel engaged, because many workers don't feel that way.
Survey: These are the top skills employees want to learn
Some workers feel like they’ll need to add to their arsenal of skills to keep up at work in the future. Here's what they want to learn.
7 indispensable soft skills to develop for 2018
Much like you would continue your education, continuously improving your soft skills, like communication and body language, is essential to success, too.