Could Your Belief System Affect Your Success?

Could Your Belief System Affect Your Success?

originally posted on Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/beth-kuhel/could-what-you-think-affe_b_4408279.html     Why do certain people achieve success and why do others (with access to the same talent, resources, and abilities) not achieve success? Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk, How Great Leaders Inspire Action? offers an eloquent explanation for why some companies and people succeed when others doing the same thing don’t using what he has coined the “inside out” theory; Sinek’s idea is that...

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How to Determine It’s Time to Make a Career Change?

How to Determine It’s Time to Make a Career Change?

Originally posted in US News & World Report   Changing industries isn’t a guaranteed solution to one’s discontent. When most people reach the point that they want to leave their job, it’s a time that’s wrought with emotions. There are a plethora of reasons a person gets fed up at work and feels he has reached the end of his rope: The boss is impossible, the workload’s oppressive, the hours are unbearable, the level of enrichment is lacking, the work is uninteresting and a slew of other reasons. Too...

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What Does Love Have To Do With Workplace Productivity?

What Does Love Have To Do With Workplace Productivity?

Posted on September 7, 2013 by Beth Kuhel http://www.personalbrandingblog.com/what-does-love-have-to-do-with-workplace-productivity/ I’ll never forget my first marketing class in graduate school. My professor asked the class for the definition of marketing and we all attempted to give astute answers. I recall confidently answering with one of the most well-known, conventional definitions for marketing described as the four P’s (product, price, promotion and place) and was quickly knocked down for a more concise one: “Love your...

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Flexibility in Your Career Plan Can Lead to Success!

Flexibility in Your Career Plan Can Lead to Success!

  Posted on November 9, 2013 by Beth Kuhel: http://www.personalbrandingblog.com/flexibility-in-your-career-plan-can-lead-to-success Stay open to new opportunities; It can lead to your success and happiness! — Beth Kuhel I recently interviewed Bo Burlingham, the affable Editor-At-Large for Inc. magazine about his career path. Bo surprised me by saying he actually had no career plan and his ascent to his current position was more or less “an accident.” After hearing his story, I realized there was a lot to be learned from Bo’s...

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Dinner Table Talk Can Jump-Start Your Kids Career!

Dinner Table Talk Can Jump-Start Your Kids Career!

  Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.  –Eleanor Roosevelt Pairing great food with great discussion is somewhat of a dying art in the home front.  But here’s an argument for bringing back the old-fashioned dinner hour (or 15 minutes) table talk to your family’s routine.  A little bit of effort can go a long way in shaping your kids’ mindsets and preparing them for the bigger world that awaits them once they graduate from high school. A recent WSJ article touted the many...

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Five Lessons My Father Taught That Shape My Decisions

Five Lessons My Father Taught That Shape My Decisions

  My father took his role as a parent seriously and frequently reminded my siblings and me that certain values were important to him. He unabashedly told us at different times that if we wanted to make him happy, we too would abide by these five principles: And conversely, if we didn’t, well…he’d be deeply disappointed. Somehow, he pulled this head-trip off in that we all listened to him and have been fairly consistent in following his charge.  Probably because he preached to us 5 percent of the time and he was light hearted and...

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