The Magic and Nostalgia that Are the Vinyl Records

I’ve never listened to a vinyl before. It’s only in old movies or retro-themed films that I get to listen to one. And even then, the audio would sound so smooth and flawless. I never knew how different the music sounds like coming from these records.

I discovered vinyl records aren’t perfect. Often there’d be that static noise in the background. You can even hear them crackle sometimes. They’re the audio equivalent of those silver screen movies – filled with vertical lines at one time or bursting with bright lights the next. They can be distracting but I guess, it’s part of their appeal.

It’s a totally new experience, something that definitely increased my appreciation for this particular medium. It’s not just the kind of music that’s on record, but the quality on which they were produced. Of course, they’re nothing like the audio we have now.

But at some point, the records made me long for a time I never knew. It’s poignant and mysterious and “old”. Old in a very, very good way – just like how memories of summer afternoons in childhood bring nostalgia or how Sunday morning rain can sometimes bring comfort and melancholy.

The Great 78 Project

A simple search on YouTube can give you a taste of vinyl experience. But the effort of Internet Archive with their Great 78 Project would surely cater to your curiosity. They’ve uploaded over 25,000 78s of wide genre. Most date back to 1939. It’s the aim of the project to preserve the cultural value of these records. They were digitized mainly for preservation, research and discovery.

I specially liked the following from the collections:

Somewhere Over the Rainbow:

La Vie En Rose:

Spellbound:

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The 6 Benefits of Building a Team

If you’re familiar with John Maxwell’s The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork, then you must know about the first law: The Law of Significance. It states that one is too small a number to achieve greatness, thus the importance of forming a team. And how effective this team on achieving the goal depends on the quality of their teamwork and manifesting the other 16 laws.

But what is a team?

In simple words, a team is consists of people who work together to achieve a specific goal. And relationships between people are strengthened and made even more special when they start to work as a team.

Isn’t it better to work alone?

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Whenever we hear stories of individuals who’ve achieved so much, we’re always fascinated on how they seemingly overcame all the challenges by themselves. But Maxwell proved that notion is wrong. There’s no such thing as self-made man. The Lone Ranger is a myth. And as a  Chinese proverb states, “Behind an able man there are always other able men.”

Maxwell also cited some of the reasons some people prefer to work on their goals alone. Factors such as ego, insecurity, naiveté and temperament hinder us from working well with others. But if we’re willing to give ourselves and others the chance, we’ll soon find out that we’re only capable of achieving something of any significance when we start to reach out and ask for help.

The 6 Benefits of Building a Team


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The following are the six (6) ways on which we can always benefit from creating a team. These are based from C. Gene Wilkes’ work, Jesus on Leadership:

  1. Teams involve more people, thus affording more resources, ideas and energy than would an individual.

  2. Teams maximize a leader’s potential and minimize their weaknesses. Strengths and weaknesses are more exposed in individuals.

  3. Teams provide multiple perspective on how to meet a need or reach a goal, thus devising several alternatives for each situation. Individual insight is seldom as broad and deep as a group’s when it takes on a problem.

  4. Teams share the credit for victories and the blame for losses. This fosters genuine humility and authentic community. Individuals take credit and blame alone. This fosters pride and sometimes a sense of failure.

  5. Teams keep leaders accountable for the goal. Individuals connected to no one can change the goal without accountability.

  6. Teams can simply do more than an individual.  

Understanding the significance of working with others is fundamental on achieving success. The rest of the Indisputable Laws of Teamwork would help a leader make the team more efficient and effective in achieving the goal. You may check out the book at Amazon.com.

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4 Ways to Regain Your Motivation When You Have None

Motivation is a tricky thing.

We all wish we’re always at 100% – that our energies would never waver or the flames of our passions never dull. But we’re fragile, fallible human beings. There would always be times when we feel down, when our motivation seems to reach a state of hibernation.  This situation is perfectly normal and okay. But what’s not okay is to be content in staying low inside that depressing hole.

Whenever everything feels like draining or overwhelming, I’d do one of the activities below to regain my motivation. These are not hard and fast rules and you may find that some doesn’t apply to you. But you can definitely give them a try:

4 WAYS TO REGAIN MOTIVATION

1. Go back to your “Whys”.


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It’s so easy to get lost when you’re so into something. So try and go back to the basics. Dig out that list you created when you first started. On each line, you’re sure to see or remember why you’d committed to doing them in the first place.

Being reminded of the reasons that you’re doing something re-frames the situation and may get you back on track. It may also help you make sense of what’s been happening. It can also help you identify the next step you have to take. And sooner, rather than later, you’ll find that drive to go on.

2. Think about the opportunities. 

Think about the opportunities
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There are times when fear gets the better of us that it dampens our motivation. But this only happens when we’re so focus on the burdens instead of the benefits, of the opportunities. If we’re able to re-channel our focus and anticipate the good things that may come, we can regain the excitement that we’ve lost. This excitement may just topple fear and will allow us to regain the strength to take the next best step forward.

3. Get help from your support group.

Spend time with your support group.
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Sure, we’d like to think that we can take care of our own issues, but reaching out to our support group can never hurt. If nothing else, they can be our greatest source of external motivation. Your support group may include your family, friends or colleagues. They can be the concrete parts of our “whys” or they can be the models we strive hard to become one day. Their love and support may just be the forces that we need to get our drive back.

4. Give yourself a break.

Take a step back. Take time to breathe and relax.
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It may be for a short while or long vacation. But let there be a healthy space between you and your goals. You need time so you can replenish your energy and your inspiration. Taking a step back allows you to see how far you’ve come and how much you’ve accomplished. This also gives you time to strategize. Indulge in a fun activity or go to that place you’ve wanted to go for the longest time. Read a book. Meditate. Pray. Play can also be beneficial. Let that inner kid roam free.

How about you, how do you take your motivation back? Tell us about them on the comments section below.

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Insights on the Four Consumer Generations: A Marketer’s Guide

Businesses know that they can’t be everything to everyone. Focus is key if you want your product/service to remain competitive and relevant. That’s why you should get as close as possible to the market you’d like to serve. Insights on your target market’s behavior and preferences are very important in formulating your marketing or business strategy.

Consumer insights allow you to identify which segment of the market needed your product the most and thus, the more profitable to serve. They also help you create effective and relevant communication materials. This information will ultimately guide your decision on selecting the most efficient channels to deliver your messages and products from.

The following information is an excerpt based on a Yes Lifecycle Marketing survey of more than 1,000 consumers who have received a marketing email in the past year. The company wants the report to serve as a guidebook for marketers looking to reach and engage shoppers from each generation.

INSIGHTS ON THE FOUR CONSUMER GENERATIONS

Insights on Consumer Generation

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5 Amazing Ted Talks That You Absolutely Can’t Miss

You can always find interesting, funny and amazing talks at Ted.com. What follows is a list of my all-time favorites. They span a wide range of disciplines and ideas but you’re sure to benefit from them. If you have time to spare, watch and read on.

The Happy Secret to Better Work

This talk re-frames our perspective on how to achieve happiness. We’re raised to believe that the harder we work, the more successful we get, the happier we become. But Shawn Achor would like to reverse that formula. He says that being happy starts with training the brain to become more positive.

According to his study, “… our brains work in the opposite order. If you can raise somebody’s level of positivity in the present, then their brain experiences what we now call a happiness advantage, which is your brain at positive performs significantly better than at negative, neutral or stressed. Your intelligence rises, your creativity rises, your energy levels rise. In fact, we’ve found that every single business outcome improves. Your brain at positive is 31% more productive than your brain at negative, neutral or stressed. You’re 37% better at sales. Doctors are 19 percent faster, more accurate at coming up with the correct diagnosis when positive instead of negative, neutral or stressed.”

How then can we achieve this happiness advantage? He gives us the following recommendations:

  1. List three new things you’re grateful for 21 days in a row. This way the brain would learn to scan the world not for the negative, but for the positive first.
  2. Journal about your positive experiences so that the brain re-lives the way it feels.
  3. Meditation and exercise.
  4. Random acts of kindness.

Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

“When we feel safe inside the organization, we will naturally combine our talents and our strengths and work tirelessly to face the dangers outside and seize the opportunities.” – Simon Sinek

To make your people feel safe and taken care of are signs of good leadership. I couldn’t agree more when he said that when leaders decide to put people first, when they show willingness to sacrifice comforts and tangible results so that people remain and feel safe and feel that they belong, remarkable things happen.

He’s cited two companies who’re so good at this principle and they’re thriving businesses right now. Just imagine working for that particular company that’s willing to keep you for a lifetime.

Also he’s given a damn good definition of leadership. Leadership is never about the rank. Like him, I’ve encountered so many people who occupy higher rungs in a company. They’re people of authority for sure, but definitely not leaders. Leadership is a choice – to go first, to make sacrifices so your people may gain and succeed. And what do leaders gain from all this? It’s the absolute willingness of their people to do the same for them.

Your Elusive Creative Genius

From the author of Eat, Pray, Love, this talk tackles the daunting issue that every artist face after creating their best, most acclaimed work by far: Will they ever surpass their most recent achievement?

This thought is certainly scary and puts a lot of pressure on the artist while getting the “next big work” out there.

According to her, life need not to be full of anguish if you never happen to believe that the most extraordinary aspect of your being comes from you. In some ancient cultures, they have the idea of a disembodied creative creature called genius. While in some places, artists  can have that single, transcendent moment when they seem to become a vessel so spectators can have a glimpse of God. And so in recognizing this distance between the artist and the work, artists may be able to retain that sanity, that courage to get on with the work and just stubbornly show up until it is done.

Beautiful Minds Are Free From Fear

Sometimes, fear can be so strong and paralyzing. When it hits, Robert Grant gives the following recommendations on how to overcome fear:

  1. Practice gratitude. It’s impossible to be fearful and grateful at the same time.
  2. Intentional Decision. Anything that can happen to you in your life can either the best or the worst thing. You decide which is which. Every day you wake up, you get to decide whether it’s going to be a good day or a bad day. It’s all up to you.

How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over 

Whenever you feel stuck or dissatisfied with your life, Mel Robbins says that you gotta force yourself out of the following:

  1. Out of your head. Most especially when you’re just wallowing on your negative thoughts.
  2. Past your feelings. Because you’re never gonna feel like getting what you want when you’re so focused on your emotions.
  3. Out of your comfort zone. Because that’s where everything starts to happen.

And she says it’s very important to act on our impulse. Because if we don’t marry the impulse with a physical action, we’re going to trigger our emergency break and we’ll never get to do what we want to do in the first place.

You  may have your own set of Ted Talks favorites. Put them on the comment section or send them my way so I can add them here.

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4 Brand Campaigns That Try to Break Social Norms

Break the Norm

Norms.

It’s one of the most influential factors that shape who we are, the society and the times we live in. We grow up and we just accept that there’s always a certain way of doing things. Or we hold on to beliefs, no matter how limiting they are, because so many people are holding on to the same truths.

So we go on passively accepting that such is life. We tell ourselves: life isn’t always fair, there are more questions than answers, time’s ticking away and we got to get on with it.

But the beauty of time is that it brings change. Change that can take the form of a revolution – one that can either be subtle or really violent. And often times, the most disruptive changes are brought about not by arms or force, but by thoughts and emotions.

What follows are four brand campaigns trying to break social norms. Each brand tries to put an idea out there. All aiming to encourage audiences to take a stand, to do something whether it’s for or against the beliefs that we find to be true, meaningful and important in our lives.

Brand Campaign 1: Dove’s Real Beauty 

Arguably, one of the most controversial ideas ever to puzzle mankind is the definition of beauty. The royals, the artists, even the lay people on streets have their own take on what makes someone or something beautiful. For the most part, it is a subjective evaluation, but society also pushes the “ideal” standards of beauty that everyone feels pressured to strive for.

Dove’s campaign for real beauty is not only groundbreaking. It’s also brave. Definitely edgy. And most of all dynamic. It all started with this time lapse video of a model. And from then on, the brand never stopped it’s advocacy on telling women all over the world that beauty cannot be put in a box, or measured, or even labeled. The brand’s message is to forever appreciate yourself and be proud of who you are.

Here are a couple of newer ads from Dove:

Brand Campaign 2: SK-II’s Change Destiny

I’d like to believe that the tradition of marrying off daughters springs from a very positive, loving place. But we all know history. Women were often given away for dowries, for political gains, or simply to lessen the burden from their own families.

Asian societies, no matter how open and advanced they’ve become, still stick to the notion that women are homemakers. And they must be married off at a certain age. Otherwise, they’re not fulfilling their duty to the society because they did not do what they’re expected to do.

In this very moving brand campaign, “leftover women” tries to reach their parents hearts – trying to make them see the reason behind their choices and assuring them that it’s still okay. They’re still going to be productive, meaningful individuals even without husbands or families. Being single past the marrying age doesn’t reduce who they are and doesn’t make them lesser members of the society.

Brand Campaign 3: P&G’s My Black is Beautiful

Launched at the height nationalistic sentiment, biases and prejudice, this campaign aims to encourage everyone to speak up and find ways on how to get along amidst all the differences. It makes the audiences uncomfortable because it highlights a social issue that was once considered taboo. As the ad says, “It’s time for everyone to talk about bias.”

Brand Campaign 4: Always’ Like A Girl

You’ve heard it before. When you’re acting so soft, so sentimental or weak, you’re more likely to be called a “girl”. Here’s a brave re-frame of the that notorious term by Always. It gives emphasis on a girl’s strength and amazing potential.

Most of  these ads may have been all about women and their rights, but don’t think that I’m discriminating other genders or belittling other social issues. If you’ve come across a campaign that truly inspired you, let us know about them. You can either put them in the comments or send me a personal message so I can add them on the list.

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On Being Alone

At 14 I realized that crushes are the most exciting part of high school.

Remember those times when you’re trying to catch each other’s glances? Or the time when you’re really, really trying to hide what you feel, but you’re squad just won’t calm down because your crush is around? I liked the pass-around notes, the trying to stay late at school so you can talk, the attempt to walk you home. That’s all cute.

At 18 I realized sweet nothings are nice.

They’re like cotton candy – colorful, sweet…. something you can definitely show around. But they’re everything else but filling. They can also be sticky when you’re not careful. And they can disappear so fast in thin air.  

At 24 I realized dates can be one of the most awkward social events in someone’s life.

You try to look your best, to be in your best behavior, try not to make a fool of yourself. It involves a lot of trying that you easily get tired.

Then I turned 26 and I realized I’m better at being alone. Not alone as in I’m-always-by-myself alone. I mean, alone as in not in a relationship.

Don’t get me wrong. I admire people who’re willing to work it out with someone else. Two entirely different individuals trying to get along, trying to stay together – I really think that’s romantic and truly a worthy goal. I can understand why people aspire and try so hard to achieve that kind of connection.

What I hate is when some people put pressure on others who want to do otherwise.

I was never in a “steady” relationship. So you’re royally entitled to say I know nothing about it. But don’t go preaching on what I’m missing because I won’t understand. You know that you never miss what you never had. And please don’t go enumerating the advantages and disadvantages of being and not being in a relationship. No. Please, just don’t.

This is just me saying, I’m alone. And I feel good about it. And I’d like it to stay that way. And I’m just so tired with people judging me, telling on me, advising me to get a move on, look around, find someone, yada…. yada…

Being alone is simple.

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Being alone is simple.

I get to call the shots on everything. I don’t need to be thinking about somebody else. This may sound selfish, I know, but I really like the freedom.

Being alone means less drama.

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Being alone means less drama.

I don’t need complications. I don’t need to understand somebody else’s crap or justify the validity of an emotion. I don’t want to waste energy on unnecessary feelings.

Being alone is awesome.

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Being alone is awesome.

Lonesome sometimes, sure. But who doesn’t get lonely? I think it’s worse to feel lonely when you’re with someone than feel lonely when you’re really single.

If you’re in a happy, fulfilling relationship, then good for you. But don’t go telling me I should do the same thing.

Because I won’t.

And while we’re at it, you may want to get to know the person that you really need to marry:

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Inspirational Quotes for Life

Most of the time, the combination of right words spoken at the right time is all the encouragement that you need. Whether they be from a fictional character or spoken by someone IRL, the impact that these quotes have can never be underestimated. These quotes have the potential to inspire us, to strengthen us and to make us see from a different perspective.

I’m going to try to update this post every week by adding five (5) quotes every time. Please feel free to drop by every Monday to see the recent uploads.

Think about your possibilities. You are a work in progress. Believe in what you can become.
Think about your possibilities. You are a work in progress. Believe in what you can become.

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu
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It all starts in believing. You can do anything you set your mind to.
It all starts in believing. You can do anything you set your mind into.

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. – Benjamin Disraeli
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The past is over and it has no power over you. What matters now is where you intend to go, who you wanted to be.
The past is over and it has no power over you. What matters now is where you intend to go, who you wanted to be.

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Keep things in control.
Keep things in control.

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn
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Become the great person you know you can become.
Become the great person you know you can become.

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great. – Mark Twain
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Each of us is made of goodness. If you haven’t seen it in others, then you haven’t been patient enough.

Find the best in everybody. Just keep waiting no matter how long it takes. No one is all evil. Everybody has a good side, just keep waiting, it will come out. – Randy Pausch
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The people you spend time with and the material you expose yourself determines what you know.

There are essentially two things that will make you wise, the books you read and the people you meet. – Jack Canfield
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So the braver you are, the more life is there for you.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin
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You are here to heal your life.

Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy. – Pema Chodron
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Do you want it badly enough that you’re ready to do everything just to get pass the brick wall?

The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people. – Randy Pausch
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It your life. You’re in charge. Take the lead.

To achieve major success in life, you must accept 100% responsibility for your life and results. Nothing less will do. – Jack Canfield
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Lessons and Regrets Over a Dear Friend’s Passing

Regret brings a certain bitterness to your tongue. It’s a thought or a feeling you’d rather not have. But it always lingers. And as a social experiment proved,  regrets usually come with the word “not“. And here be one my deepest regrets. One that gives me ultimate sadness every time I think about it.

REGRETS ABOUT A DEAR FRIEND’S PASSING

When I was 27, one of my friends died. Before that, I knew she suffers from a brain disease from childhood. Her symptoms just kept on getting worse into adulthood. When the pain has become so severe, she was admitted to a hospital, just 50 ft or so from where I work. But I’ve never even once gone to visit her. I get off work every 5 pm, and never in her week of being in the hospital have I shown myself.

And on a Thursday night, one of our mutual friends sent me a message, telling me that she’s passed away.

I never went to her wake or her funeral. She was buried in the same place as my grandparents. But never, never even once have I visited her grave. Looking back, I realized, I was ashamed. I was so ashamed I wasn’t there and I had the gall to call myself her friend. Ashamed that of all our friends, I was the one closest to where she was. Just 50 ft away and I never went to see her, not once. I was ashamed and thought I’m a terrible friend. And I used to say that friendship means a lot to me.

A month after she died, I dreamed of her. She told me, it’s all right. I can let go. She told me she was just saying goodbye. I remember telling her sorry, over and over. I woke up crying. Even in my dream, she’s continued to be the friend that she was – thoughtful, kind, gentle.

And I was just a mess, keeping to my reasons that none of my feelings will ever bring her back. But I realized my non-feeling wasn’t doing me good as well. Guilt, grief and pain consumed me. And I tell you that no amount of beer or any other alcohol would’ve numb the feeling. 

And as for all the wounds I’ve had, this one is much deserved and I’m willing to let it fester. Most of our friends say it’s all right. And I would heal. I know that, but let me hurt a little more, a little ways every time I think about it, about her. It’s my shitty way of honoring our friendship, of our ties that I let loose. 

WHAT DID I LEARN?  SO MUCH AND SO LITTLE.

I could never say that I’ve learned from this since I still have trouble feeling for other people. I feel so awkward whenever somebody’s having a hard time. Or someone’s sharing their sad experience. I don’t know. I always have this moment of non-feeling, where I just wait for their emotion to pass so I can walk on. I’m still terrible. But I’m working on it.

Once, I tried to stay with a friend after she had a car accident. Sometimes I send power thoughts to friends who’re experiencing hard times.

I try not to be awkward all the time.

Finally, I tell friends how blessed I am to have them in my life whenever I could. I send them messages, I say it to them personally whenever I get the chance.

I try to be there for them whenever I can.

And I’m trying to be a better friend, the best way I can.

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4 Reminders for a Successful Career Change

I’ve recently had a career change. I moved to Operations from being in Admin for about three years. It’s not so far off from my previous position, though instead of calculating growth and creating plans to increase market share, I went to giving out solutions on how customers can take better care of their credit cards accounts. (I never thought I’d be debt collector, ever! I personally hate debts!)

Anyway, I made all the considerations before I applied for my current job – the working hours, industry culture, some pay cuts. But I know, I’m not the only career shifter who’s having the occasional blues. Sometimes, I really miss working late into the night, the nonstop follow-ups, as well as going around town to make sure that people know about my brand. I just really miss the ‘going-out’ part the most. I find the walls of my current office suffocating sometimes and I really like to get away. Then I’ll remind myself of the reasons I’m right here.

So, for those who have recently change careers, I hope the following reminders would be helpful to you. Whenever I feel the urge to leave or become sad or miss the life I left behind, these are what I think about:

1. The “Why” of the Career Change.

We’ll all have our reasons. Reasons we deemed valid and important and urgent. We wouldn’t take all the risks and accept trade-offs if our reason is not worth betting on. You must always go back to that. And remember that changing careers is like starting over, drawing square one. And I’m sure even before you went to that first job interview, you’re mind’s made up. This is what you wanted to do. Be thankful now that you got it. Live it. Focus on the opportunities. Remember, it’s your win because you get to start over. Some people never even had their chance.

Do what you love to do.

2. The 3 A’s – Adjust Aptitude and Attitude.

You’ve had work experience, learning curve is not some strange, new concept for you. You know you got to adjust, it’s either you’ve got to shave off or gain an edge so you can follow on this new track. You have to gain skills, and that means learning, which also means it’d take time and patience and effort and love. You got to develop genuine love for what you’re doing. It’s the only way, it’s the only way you can succeed. That would depend much on the attitude that you’ll bring into the job. Keep the enthusiasm, keep being interested. Learn. Never stop. Reach out. Ask. But remember to do your own research, too. There’s just too much that people can teach you.

3. Reach the Goals.

Of course, you’ve got to measure up. Determine what you’re aiming for. Break them down so you can work on them on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis. Challenging yourself to surpass the minimum requirement of the passing scores will keep you motivated. Also, you may look at it as an indication of how flexible your skills are.

Focus on building the new.

4. New Connections.

Your new environment gives you the opportunity to connect with new sets of people – different backgrounds, expertise and culture, even. And being around these people can be really exciting, though intimidating some of the time. But it’s going to bring you new experiences and joy. It’s going to expand your relationships and it opens possibilities for friendships, mentor-ship and inspirations. People can really be awesome. And if you just wait long enough, they’d surprise you.

You may also have your own set of reminders for a successful career change. We’d like to hear them. Please free to leave a comment below.

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