Work Assignments Differ From College Assignments

Work Assignments Differ From College Assignments

Think about the start of a new school term and how we approach preparing for it. The first class primarily focuses on the syllabus that outlines the class expectations. It is a fairly prescriptive approach with clear guidance on what we must…
Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good.

Does the 10,000-Hour Rule Apply To Work?

“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” ~ Malcolm Gladwell If you have not heard of the 10,000-hour rule, it is a concept promoted by Malcolm Gladwell in his book, “Outliers:…

Get a Promotion or More Exciting Responsibilities

After being in a job for a while, many of us set our sights on the next phase of our careers. For some, that means getting a promotion. Others seek new, more challenging responsibilities. The motivations for this goal include ambition and a…

Find Meaning & Purpose at Work

Most of us have a deep desire for work that provides a sense of purpose. According to a study by Bates College and Gallup, over 80% of college-educated Americans aspire to have meaningful work, yet less than 50% attain it. That is disappointing…

The 21st-Century Career Profile

Includes Intelligence + Intention + Interaction The opportunity to work on meaningful projects, conceptualize and develop creative solutions to problems, or create new products or services no one else has imaged yet has never been greater.…
Brize Impact Donation

Brize Introduces Brize Impact & Makes Its First Donation to aspire! Afterschool Learning

Aspire! Afterschool Learning is a nonprofit organization that provides holistic, high-quality afterschool and summer academic enrichment to students in South Arlington, Virginia. Aspire!'s afterschool program provides homework help, social-emotional…
Effective Collaborative Work

Want to collaborate at work effectively?

Have this conversation. Most jobs today are highly collaborative. So, we must work positively with our coworkers to produce exceptional results. The easiest way to confirm we effectively collaborate at work is to initiate a work style check-in,…
The Great Job Performance Opinion Divide

What is a Career Performance Coach & Why Do I Need One?

Wondering what a career performance coach is? If you happen to be a sports fan or an athlete yourself, you already recognize the benefits of a performance coach --- they improve physical fitness to strengthen performance. The same is true for…

Is Your Career Growth Worth 10 Minutes of Your Time?

If you want to produce superior work, be viewed as invaluable, and be appreciated by others in your organization, it is. Listen above or keep reading. Our careers are a great source of personal fulfillment, offer an opportunity to make an…