Get a Jump On Your Mondays

Own Your Mondays: Three Tips to Avoid the Monday Blues

Do you feel a tremendous lack of motivation on Monday mornings? Do you find it difficult to transition from weekend mode to work mode each week? Well, if so, you’re not alone. This feeling of sluggishness and lethargy that many of us face each week has a name:

The Monday Blues.

If you’re suffering from these Monday Blues week in and week out, I want to offer some suggestions to help turn Monday into a day you actually look forward to and benefit from rather than a day you dread.

After all, let’s face it, Mondays are here to stay, so we might as well learn to OWN them!

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Ask Questions to Your Interviewer

8 Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Towards the end of your job interview, most likely the interviewer will give you a chance to ask a couple questions. Too often, candidates begin to stumble and stutter at this point because they did not prepare any questions for the interviewer. This is not the last impression you want to leave on an interviewer. Below are a few general questions you can ask at the end of any job interview:

1)How would you define success for this role? This question can be used for any position you are applying to. You are essentially trying to get an understanding of how your performance will be measured if you were to land the job.

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Ever Thought Of Quitting Your Job? I Did, and Here are 4 Things to Consider

The decision to quit your job should be made with a lot of careful consideration. Popular culture has very much glamorized the idea of quitting one’s job. Triumphantly marching into your boss’s office, presenting him with your carefully crafted resignation letter, and finally being able to vent your frustrations and move on to greener pastures.

While that makes for a great movie scene, in reality we’ve got to realize that making a career change is not about “sticking it to the man”. It’s about strategically guiding our careers in a direction that will move us closer to our life’s purpose.

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