Motivation

10 Things You Should Know about Christmas

Christmas
This is a guest post by Andreas J. Köstenberger, coauthor (with Alexander E. Stewart) of The First Days of Jesus: The Story of the Incarnation. 1. Jesus is the reason for the season. The primary purpose for observing Christmas is remembering Jesus’s birth. At Christmas, we celebrate Jesus’s birthday, not the little drummer boy or Santa Claus! 2. Jesus preexisted with God in...

Mistakes to Avoid When Describing Your Current Job in an Interview

If you’re anything like me, your job is not this easy to explain. And that can make answering interview questions with hiring managers overly complicated. Here are some of the most common mistakes people make when they tell people about what they do for a living-and what to say instead. 1. You Say it Just Can’t Be Explained Trust me, I...

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

There aren't many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom of others or get insights from personal experience, becoming a more effective leader is about what you do, not what know. Here are five things you can do to train yourself to be a great leader: 1. Keep promises,...

Five Ways to Get Back on Track When You Are Feeling Lazy

Figure out the bigger picture Whenever you feel like not doing anything, empower yourself to step back and look at the bigger picture so you can get back to your work more effectively. The mundane everyday tasks are for a reason. You have to tell yourself that frequently. You have a goal and you have enough intelligence to achieve it....

Six Ways to Trick Yourself Into Hitting A Gym

Yes, we all love the after effects of working out. It gives us energy and keeps us going through the day. It starts our day on a high, and sets us up to tackle the day with enthusiasm. Everything seems to go happy and positive the days we workout. And, of course when you step on the weighing machine...

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