Newly graduated Industrial-Organizational Psychologist. I'm a cyclist who works, thinks and writes about workplace culture, behavior and self-motivation.
The 10 Best Motivational Books for Students
"The difference between try and triumph is a little umph." But sometimes, that last bit of motivation can be hard to come by. Furthermore, once you find that drive, it can be difficult to figure out how to stay motivated. Navigating the academic waters of college can be tricky. You’re in this weird kind of limbo where you are still a student, but also an adult, and now have to carry the responsibilities of both. You’re going to learn a lot about yourself, life, and others in the next few years, but sometimes you may feel just a tiny bit stressed. You may want some advice about different things along the way. That is how this list has come to be. I have gathered some of the best motivational books for students out there, each with a specific area in mind, to help guide you through whatever new problem school or life may be throwing your way.
- Top Story - November 2018
10 Things You Didn't Know About CryptocurrencyTop Story - November 2018
Is cryptocurrency the future go-to currency? Should you invest in some type of cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin or Etheruem? What should one know about digital currency? These are the questions that frequently follow the never-ending conversation about cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is receiving a great deal of attention from the widest variety of sources. The subject seems to come up all the time on the news, especially when investments are being discussed. Fear not; All of the questions and things you didn't know about cryptocurrency are about to be answered.
Will Investing in Crypto Ever Be Safe?
With a current market cap of just over 200 billion USD, cryptocurrencies took the world by storm with a sharp surge in value across the board back in 2017. However, just like any other investment opportunity, investing in crypto also comes with plenty of risks that investors must learn to leverage to their own benefit.
10 Signs Blockchain Is Here to Stay
Last year saw the price of Bitcoin jump to $20,000, whilst this year it has been sitting at around $6,500. The question that is burning a hole in everyone's pocket, though, is whether blockchain is here to stay, or if it's just a craze. Investors may have reason to rejoice, though, since it appears that blockchain is going nowhere as this invaluable resource ingratiates itself into modern day society each and every day.
10 Reasons Why ICOs Are a Bad Investment
ICOs have become hugely popular, and some have been extremely successful. From huge successes to massive failures, and a large number worthless ICOs that turned out to be scams, ICOs having been appearing in massive numbers over the past eighteen months. It can often be hard to tell whether or not ICOs are a bad investment, but things like the market, timing, and risk can all determine whether or not to invest in ICOs.
10 Warning Signs of a Bad Employee
You never want to really see an employee go. After all, you’ve put time, effort and money into the hiring process, as well as their career development, and would prefer to keep every team member for as long as it remains profitable. However, if there’s a certain individual who’s sticking out from everyone else as the weakest link, it might be time to reevaluate their position. You probably already have your hunches, but if you need a little extra reassurance, here are some warning signs of a bad employee, who may need to be let go sooner rather than later.
- Top Story - July 2018
Best Gadgets & Apps for a Paper-Free OfficeTop Story - July 2018
Let's face it: the world's transition away from paper products is long past due. While some parts of life will remain tethered to the tree for years to come, new advancements in apps and office technology have now made it possible to maintain an office that is entirely free of paper. No matter the size or scope of your workplace, these gadgets & apps for a paper-free office will help you make a smooth transition into a new paperless world of business.
Everything You Need to Know About Short Selling
In the traditional forms of trading, the trader buys or sells the securities that he already owns. However, in some cases, a trader borrows the securities like stocks and sells the borrowed securities. This process is called short selling. Short selling is the practice in which the trader or the investor sells the shares that he does not currently own. The securities are borrowed from a broker and then sold, hoping that the prices of the shares will go down, so that when the prices go down the investor can buy them at lower prices and return them to the lender. In this process, the investor is able to make profits in the bear market due to the difference in the low buying price and the high selling price. Here is everything you need to know about short selling.
- Top Story - June 2018
Top Mystery Book SeriesTop Story - June 2018
Summer is just around the corner and it is the ideal time to indulge in an addictive mystery book series. With juicy crime details unraveling at your fingertips, these books promise to be binge worthy material. Each of the authors in this list have created complex characters, edge-of-your-seat plot twists, and memorable storylines.
Best Books to Read Before Your Next Interview
I know, interviews are so nerve-wracking that sometimes you can't plan out the answers you have for possible questions. You're so fixated on screwing up that staying positive and confidently having great answers for questions aren't options. But don't let these interviews get into your head too much, those interviewing you just want to know your experiences and how much you know about the company. Other than studying the company and their main purpose, try getting into any of these books to read before your next interview.