If you love finding out more about topics that interest you, chances are you’re already developing strong research skills. Of course, if you want to make a career of research or turn your skills into a business, there’s a little more work to do. If you have tenacity, drive, and a thirst for knowledge, then you might have what it takes to become a professional researcher.
When it comes to your career, you may find that you’re following a path without really knowing where it’s taking you. It happens to a lot of us. Because it’s only natural to get into a rhythm of life… every move isn’t always strategic or planned and it’s easy to get into a normal routine.
Communication in business is one of the most important things a business owner and their team will ever master. If you’re no good at communicating, you can’t just hire people who are and expect them to do all the work for you. While having a team with great communication skills can definitely help, ultimately, the fate of your business rests with you. This means working on your communication skills daily, even hiring a coach to help you strengthen the skills you haven’t quite honed yet.
If you’ve considered a career in real estate, consider yourself one of many. There are over a million Realtors in the U.S. and there are plenty of good reasons behind it. Most are self-employed, enjoy making their own schedule, and have unlimited income potential.
I have a friend in the army that has told me they believe “Mission first, people always.”
How honorable is that! While this mantra isn’t always followed to the letter – let’s be real, all leaders are not good leaders – it’s one that should be at the core of how you manage others. I have always tried to embody this sentiment.
Have you ever been to a drab workplace? Maybe you currently work in one. Where the general consensus is that the office should be a quiet rigid place. Not too much talking, just sit there and get your work done. It can feel like working in a library, where everyone is on pins and needles.
It’s uncomfortable and unrealistic.