Charisma Can Be Developed

Monday May 6th, 2019


Charisma means “divine gift,” and it’s used to describe people with powerful charm and personal magnetism. But it’s not always a gift—many people develop charisma by learning how to connect with people. You can too, using these techniques: Physical presence—Whether or not you’re handsome or beautiful, you can boost your physical charisma: · Take care of your overall health. Healthy people are more attractive. · Make... [read more]

5x5 Exercise

Thursday Feb 21st, 2019


Too tired to work out? Too busy? Too...whatever? Here's a way to slip exercise into your day without heading to the gym or breaking for a long period. 5x5 exercise means to exercise vigorously five times per day for five minutes each time. When you get up in the morning, do morning calesthenics. Take five to do jumping jacks, run in place, do burpees, or put on the music and dance. Five minutes goes by quickly. On morning and afternoon breaks at work, instead of lounging in the... [read more]

Dreams Do Come True

Friday Sep 29th, 2017


Do you have a dream but think you lack the skills to achieve it? Born in 1888 as the youngest of eight children, Berlin’s family emigrated from Russia to New York in 1893.  His father died when Berlin was eight, and as a young boy Berlin sold newspapers on the street to help support his struggling family.  He left home at 14 and began singing in New York saloons for spare change, then went on to work as a singing waiter in Chinatown.  With just two years of school and no... [read more]

Positive Job Habits

Monday Jun 5th, 2017


Talent alone won’t help you succeed at work. To get ahead, work on establishing the following work habits: Keep clutter to a minimum. Schedule a few minutes each day to get rid of junk mail and old papers that build up. Set aside 15 minutes once a week to do a thorough sweep of clutter in your workspace. Minimize distractions. If you procrastinate by talking on the phone, set a time limit for each call. Also, learn to tactfully get rid of people who interrupt your work. Schedule... [read more]