Resume Template: What Should Be On Your Resume

Your resume is your first impression.  It’s what prospective employers read before they get to meet you or even speak to you on the phone.  Making your resume stand out from the crowd is important.  However, there are standard elements that should be on every resume. Here are the main elements of a successful resume:…

How to use an inspiration photo to determine your brand colors.

With any brand, whether it be for a company or for a person, there’s always a palette of colors that stay consistent throughout all the marketing materials. If you’re saying to yourself “How am I suppose to just pick a color?”.  No worries, there’s a FREE resource that’ll make it quick and easy for you. If you…

How to Get Motivated Doing A Project You Loathe

There are some projects that seem like they were put in our funnel straight from the devil himself. The project may seem never-ending, have a zillion revisions, the client’s a bear, or it’s just not fun or interesting. When a project you dislike is in your pipeline sometimes it’s hard to find the motivation to…

The Importance of an Online Social Presence

There are many ways to grow and learn as a leader and there are many topics to gain more knowledge and change your mindset. One great place to start your growth as a leader is your accessibility.  How easy are you to connect with?  How do people see you? How far are your reach and influence?…

How to Grow Your Circle of Influence

Think about some of the past and present movers and shakers in the business world. They knew how to inspire people, they knew how to run a business, and they knew how to innovate.  They also knew a lot about how to be an effective leader.  Did you ever stop and think how you know…

6 Ways to Be More Proactive

It’s easy to skate by, do the clock-in clock-out, and fulfill your job description. But walking with Mr. Bare Minimum down Easy Street isn’t going to make you happy in the long run. Without challenges, your career can quickly become just a ‘job’ and be a drag to go to day in and day out….

10 Qualities of an Awesome Employee

Let’s be real. Some hires look great on paper and even pass interviews with flying colors. Then they start, they integrate, they do most things right….but something’s missing. They don’t have that spark or aren’t quite as ‘awesome’ as you’d have hoped. Here are 10 qualities of an awesome employee.  Not all awesome employees will…

How to Share Knowledge & Expertise at Work

Isn’t it nice when someone acknowledges your expertise in the workplace? They come to you for tips, tricks, and how-tos. It feels good, doesn’t it? That feeling, the feeling of being valued and being seen as an expert, is something companies should strive to conjure in everyone in the organization. Cultivating an environment where knowledge…