All Results For:Career Skills

How to Build an Edge: Develop Your Talent Stack

Talent Stack

Talent stack is a concept created by Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic. It’s the idea that you can combine normal skills until you have the right kind to be extraordinary. An example is Scott. He’s not the best artist — there are better artists than him. He’s not much... Read More »

How to Be Assertive Without Being Aggressive

Confident boy with cape

PE reader Saim asks, “Hi Celes, this is Saim from Pakistan. For the last 6 years, I’ve been working in Saudi Arabia in a multinational company. Some of my friends recommended me the PE website and shared with me some free ebooks from the site. I’ve been reading your articles,... Read More »

Level Up in Your Work and Life

Level up!

Many times in the pursuit of our goals, we hit brick walls that stop us from advancing. This is especially so when what we are trying to achieve is bigger than what we are capable of accomplishing at the point. To achieve a state where we become bigger than our problems,... Read More »

10,000 Hours To Develop Talent

10,000 Hours

In the book Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell studied the “outliers” — i.e., the most successful people of the world, including sportsmen, business people, musicians and scientists, to understand key factors behind their success. He found the key denominator to all their success isn’t natural aptitude as many like... Read More »

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

A crushed ball of paper

Having been blogging/writing for 8 years, I’ve experienced times when I have a “writer’s block.” You know, when you desperately want to write something, but nothing comes out? When everything you write feels like crap. When you are already behind deadline in your to-dos but your mind isn’t cooperating. I feel... Read More »

Skills Development

Man Climbing Mountain

Have you ever tried to achieve a goal but achieved mediocre results? Have you ever seen other people achieve their goals effortlessly and wonder how they do that? This is where skills development comes in. In this post, I share more about skills development, why it’s an important part of goal... Read More »

7 Tips to Overcome the Impostor Syndrome

How to Overcome the Impostor Syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud? Like you are an impostor? During my recent Anti-Procrastination Course, I was working with my participants to address their inner blocks for their goals. One of them has a goal to build her coaching practice. However, she kept facing procrastination, because she feels like she... Read More »