Steps leading up to a man standing in a doorway shaped like a lightbulb
August 8th 2018

Workers who are passionate about their careers are committed to achieving higher levels of performance. Here are some steps to help you identify a career you are passionate about.

Continuing Education
August 1st 2018

Ed4Training’s extensive online library provides an affordable opportunity for individuals and corporations to invest in their continuing education needs

Lightbulbs and ideas
July 18th 2018

There are five situations in which individuals typically seek out learning. If you are considering continuing your education, it may be helpful to better understand these moments to determine what you are looking for each learning opportunity to deliver.

Mosher & Gottfredson have identified five moments in which we learn.

Person with arms oustretched to the sun
July 11th 2018

We all feel unsure at times, over our head, wondering if we can do this “thing” we have in front of us. Whether facing a work presentation, preparing for a final exam, starting a new job or enrolling in school, times of stress may make us doubt our abilities. In these situations, our inclination may be to think or utter words of self-doubt, but it’s important to realize that those negative statements can undermine our intentions and abilities.

Celebrating 4th of July with Fireworks
July 4th 2018

From 1776 to the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence. This year marks our 242nd year of celebration!

An image depicting mindfulness
June 27th 2018

Are you the type of person who faces Monday morning with anticipation at what the week holds? Or are you the type who dreads Monday mornings and who is tired before the weekend is even partway over?

If you are in the latter group; there are some steps you can take to make Mondays, and the days that follow, a bit easier.

Green shoot growing from a pile of rocks
June 20th 2018

An essential component of career growth can be found in one's commitment to continuous learning, also known as professional training and development. If you want to grow in your career, it’s necessary to not only stay current in your field, but have a plan to exceed employer expectations and continuously upskill in order to remain relevant.

An organized desk
June 13th 2018

I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve my time-management skills and increase my productivity. In the past I’ve written about how to work smarter, not harder and explored the difference between busyness and productivity. In more than a few blog posts, I have stressed the importance of taking frequent breaks to allow your mind to recharge and improve motivation.

Woman holding light bulb
June 6th 2018

Remaining teachable should be at the top of your personal and professional development goals. What does it mean to remain “teachable”? It means fostering, maintaining and pursuing the desire to listen and learn. By listening and learning, you will grow. Being teachable is not something that you’re born with, it’s not a matter of competence, it is more a matter of attitude. It’s being open to learning, and relearning, throughout your life.

American Flag flying in rememberance of those who have served
May 28th 2018
 

Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May. It is a day of remembrance, a time to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.

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