This photo above is a Rolls Royce car. People misspell my name all the time, so I’m embracing the “c” in Royse for this article.
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Don’t fall down the trap door.
The trap of toxic thinking changes your viewpoint and thinking about your career.
Our ability to succeed in our careers can be changed by not falling for these 10 mistakes. When you avoid these 10 traps, you’ll take control of your career, and you’ll boost your ability to grow your career successfully.
You can fall into traps that wrap your thinking about your career, and they can take you down a road you don’t want to go.
There’s good news. You can avoid these landmines along your career journey. …
A sale is the exchange of a product or service for money.
It’s easier to sell when you approach sales with the right mindset.
Selling is about creating products and services people want, finding people who want those products and services, and then convincing them to buy.
It’s easier said than done.
To help you sell more, here are 50 tips written in one sentence each.
Your words define who you are and how you feel about yourself.
“The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” — Blake Lively, an American actress
When you feel confident in yourself, you can trust your skills, traits, and judgment. Your self-talk can have a significant impact on your actions, energy, and feelings.
“When you have confidence, you can do anything.” — Sloane Stevens, an American professional tennis player
A third of our life is spent at work.
That means the average person will spend 90,000 hours at work throughout an average lifetime.
This gives us a lot of time to develop deep and meaningful relationships with our work colleagues.
Research shows 70% of employees report that work friendships are one of the most crucial elements of happy working life.
It would be helpful if you see your work interactions, not as transactions but as a way to make work friends. That’s why some people have work husbands or work wives. …
“I’m so busy” is what I used to tell my co-workers when I was younger. I thought it was a badge of honor. I thought I was making a difference.
Boy, was I wrong!
Now that I’m older and have advanced in my career, I see the difference between being busy and productive.
Our desire to be more effective at work has distorted our reality of how to get things done. Most people (including my younger self) think that being busy means that you are productive. It’s essential to change your mind on what a productive workday really looks like.
The wall is the mental fatigue or frustration we all experience when we push ourselves too hard.
Ambitious people know that the wall will happen, especially when they push hard to hit their goals.
Our hustle culture has become part of our cultural DNA.
In Japan, the work culture is so intense and extreme that the Japanese have a special word for working yourself to death. It’s called karoshi.
However, the hustle culture could lead to burn you out.
Burnout can stop your ambition.
It doesn’t help that there are so many myths about burnout in the workplace and that…
The power of three. Patterns help us remember things and process information quicker. We remember things longer with patterns.
Three is the smallest number needed to make a pattern.
Things come in three.
You can find the rule of three everywhere. Here are just three examples:
A blog is more powerful than you may think. Launching a blog can change your career and life.
A blog enables you to show the world:
It’s time to embrace who you are and share it with the world via a blog. People need to hear your message. A blog provides an excellent channel to inspire and motivate others through your words.
A blog is a platform for sharing your intentions, motivations, and purpose. Blogging will make a significant impact on your career and life. …
A compliment is one of the most powerful ways to let a friend, colleague, or family member know you value and appreciate them.
It seems simple to give a compliment and say positive words. However, it is surprisingly tricky — no one wants to look like a kiss-up.
Giving compliments is a critical part of cultivating and strengthening relationships. A kind and thoughtful compliment has the power of turning someone’s day from a bad one to a good one. A compliment makes another person feel good about themselves and appreciated.