In a society of constant comparisons, we often grossly misjudge our true worth as an individual – either by over or underestimating our own capabilities and qualities. This is because all too frequently, we don’t possess the self-awareness to make insightful or objective judgments when it comes to ourselves.
As a candidate, asking the right questions at the end of the interview is an important part of your decision making process, even if it means broaching potentially awkward subjects. Read our 10 top tips for confidently asking questions and finding out what you need to know about the job and company.
If you only had 30 seconds, how would you sell yourself professionally? What would be your personal sales pitch or so-called elevator pitch? To learn more about how to confidently define and articulate your purpose and your value proposition, read on.
MAMILs, middle-aged spread and the mid-life crisis; surely there’s more to middle age than that? Thank goodness, then, for the words of analytical psychologist Carl Jung, who believed that ‘the greatest potential for growth and self realisation exists in the second half of life.’ The secret is in knowing your purpose.
Moving jobs is one of those major life changes that can provide huge benefits if all goes well but can spell disaster if it doesn’t go according to plan. All the more reason to make sure you’ve made a purposeful decision that is firmly on track with your personal goals and aspirations.
One thing’s for certain, none of us know how many tomorrows we have left. That’s something we’ve no control over. So, making the most of all of our todays means ensuring we are living a fulfilling and purpose driven life. Which, in turn, requires us to establish our ‘raison d’être’. Are you ready to find your why?
The brain uses a quarter of the body’s entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body’s mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of vital nutrients? New research suggests it has to do with sleep.