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Aha Journal

Overcoming Your Fear of Speaking in Public

Do you know one of the top five fears is public speaking? It is also known as glossophobia. It is a real, true fear so do not feel you are alone experiencing this.

Create Higher Levels of Productivity and Performance Just by Doing 3 Things

Don’t we all want to create those higher levels of productivity and performance daily to successfully implement all our goals and visions? But, then we get stuck, fall off the path of productivity and lose our prioritization. Try these 3 things to have continuous productivity to reach your desired outcomes.

A Job Hunter’s Guide to Contacting and Connecting to Companies You Want to Work For

When we begin our job search process, we often begin searching on job search sites, networking ourselves or browse through current employment listings. However, there is one other key opportunity that can open doors further. Do not eliminate looking within those companies you have a high interest in working for regardless of any current open positions.

A 7 Step Process to Overcome Fear and Self-Doubt

Two of the biggest obstacles that stagnate us from reaching our next level of success are fear and self-doubt. We all have moments in our lives that this overcomes us. Regardless of where you fall on the fear/self-doubt spectrum, there are many things you can do to rise above these emotions and unstick so you can get to those higher levels of peak performance, productivity and overall happiness.

Why Difficult Conversations are Important to Have

One of the necessary skills to be an impactful leader is the ability to navigate through those difficult conversations with others. Without these conversations, productivity can stagnate, people will stop growing and feedback will become more a chore than a continuous avenue to learn, grow and improve.

How the Top 1% Think

The top 1% aren’t just working harder than the bottom 99%. You can’t grunt your way to the top. High levels of success do require hard work, but the work must be smart, too. So, what is the secret? Answer Business Mindset.  The focus here is vision, clarity and targeted ways to achieve and take action. Understand the differences between the top 1% and everyone else.

What NOT To Do When Goal Setting

Do you find yourself struggling to achieve your goals? Perhaps your difficulties lie in the way you're setting your goals in the first place. Rather than setting yourself up for success, you may be setting yourself up for failure. Find greater success with your goals by avoiding these goal-setting traps.

How to Discover the Career of Your Dreams

Do you work in a career that doesn't satisfy you? It's easy to feel stuck because your job is providing you with security. It can be daunting to leave that security for the pursuit of your passion. Good news!  Here are steps you can take today to build the career you truly desire.

Learn to Finesse Behavioral Interview Questions

If you are in the career search process at any level,  be ready for the interview that poses those behavioral interview questions. These may seem tricky at first, but you can make a great impression by preparing for them in advance. Here are some suggestions for understanding this interview technique and making it work to your advantage.

How to Lead with Courage

When we think of leaders, we might be tempted to think of courageous and heroic figures. The leader is the person at the vanguard of the army, leading the charge and taking the brunt of any enemy attacks. Of course, this is not the reality for most of us. Most people will be managers where there is very little gunfire or charging. But are we truly leading with the courage to create action or leading our own business with a visionary purpose? Ask yourself if you are taking these steps to lead with courage.

10 Tips to Successfully Changing Careers

Are you ready for a career change? Not sure where to start or maybe what you even want to do? Try these tips to successfully make a career change and create the outcomes you desire.

Feeling Overwhelmed? Yes, so now what? Take Back Control with this 7-Step Process

We all have moments where life and work can be stressful or we hit those rough patches. You were sailing along on calm seas when suddenly you hit rough waters and you are trying to find a way to navigate through.   Try this 7 step process to respond to an especially challenging situation and decrease stress.

Four Common Self-Sabotaging Tactics to Avoid

Do you find yourself repeating behaviors that sabotage your success? Are you ready to put your limiting behavior to rest in favor of a better outlook and greater fulfillment? Look for these self-sabotaging tactics in your life, so you can replace them with more productive thoughts that support your success and happiness in your professional and personal life.

Are you Triggering Collaboration as a Leader?

As an impactful leader in your business or organization, it is key to make collaboration a priority. It is a leader’s role to ensure that collaboration is being triggered on a regular basis. Ask yourself these self-reflecting questions to see if you are impactfully triggering collaboration to ensure your goals and visions are being achieved.

13 Ways to Motivate Yourself

Let’s face it, there are days where motivation is just not happening. Getting those wheels spinning and keeping the momentum almost becomes exhausting. The good news, the strategies shared below will put get you motivated again and back to those peak performance levels.  Use these strategies to give yourself a boost of motivation whenever needed.

7 Daily Habits of Outstanding Leaders

Would you like to become an outstanding leader in your business or organization?  Use this checklist as a reminder of the important leadership-building skills you can cultivate on your personal development journey. This checklist involves personal and professional tasks to create that peak performance for success.  See if you can check off most of these.

Four Common Self-Sabotaging Tactics to Avoid

Do you find yourself repeating behaviors that sabotage your success? Are you ready to put your limiting behavior to rest in favor of a better outlook and greater fulfillment?

Create a Vision Board and Reach Your Goals

A vision board can be a wonderful tool for reminding yourself about your goals each day. It is a collage of words and pictures that represent your dreams and goals for your business and life, and if utilized correctly can bring those goals and visions to reality.

How to Lead With Courage

When we think of leaders, we might be tempted to think of courageous and heroic figures. The leader is the person at the vanguard of the army, leading the charge and taking the brunt of any enemy attacks. 

5 MISTAKES SMALL BUSINESSES MUST AVOID

starting a business?
To jumpstart on the right path, here are five mistakes that beginning entrepreneurs have faced which has stagnated their growth. Try to foresee and avoid these mistakes to get your business started in the right direction.