Change is Messy!

Change is messy. It really is. A lot of people want change in their personal and professional lives but want it to be nice and neat. Well, that’s not how change works. It is like growth. You cannot grow without some pains. Change is inevitable. It happens whether we are ready or not. This year […]

This Week in Positive Change Management : Developing Your Unique Selling Proposition

In the New Year, everyone wants to brush off their resumes and apply for the all new jobs. The problem with this strategy is that you’re doing the same thing this year as you were last year. Last check, insanity is the doing the same thing but expecting a different result. It is my responsibility […]

Harvard Business Review : The Hard Side of Change Management

We at PositivityChange will be the first to admit that change is hard. Yes, we like different circumstances but we dislike how growth makes things uncomfortable. Here is an article from Harvard Business Review entitled The Hard Side of Change Management. It gives 4 points (Duration, Integrity, Commitment and Effort) to more effectively managing change. […]

Evaluating Your Personal Brand Annual Performance

Evaluating your annual personal career brand performance is essential. If you want to realize positive change in your personal and professional lives, you must take a hard look at how you’ve performed this year. Here are 5 things that you should use to evaluate your annual personal brand performance. They are: stickiness, retention, responsiveness to […]

This Week in Positive Change Management: Relax During the Holidays

  This is the week of Christmas. Although there are many people still running around looking for last-minute gifts, I am here to highlight the positive benefits of getting rest during the holidays. We don’t want you to overextend yourself. It is essential not to be burnout and stressed during Christmas. Below are 5 articles […]

Federal Reserve Bank Rate Hike Discussion Video

Check out my video discussing today’s Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7JZ_2OoYTA&feature=youtu.be This video compliments today’s article here: http://positivitychange.com/2015/12/use-feds-rate-hike-as-fuel-to-positively-ask-for-more/

How to Rebound from Negativity

I admit that not every day you are going to feel chipper and positive. Here at http://positivitychange.com/ we totally expect that and have a guide towards bouncing back from the doldrums and the pits. Get out and breathe the fresh air When you’re in the dumps, it can feel like the walls are caging in. […]

Use Fed’s Rate Hike as Fuel to Positively Ask for More

Many people think that the Federal Reserve’s increasing interest rates for the first time since 2006 is a bad thing because it would induce inflation. I, however, think that this is a prime time to be proactive instead of reactive. I think that this is good time to position yourself for a raise. The interest […]

Pivoting past office politics

  I have a situation where my office pays for my coworker’s PMP studies. I have to self-finance mine without my employer’s assistance because I am not the ‘Golden boy’. This is a big professional slight because earning this credential propels your career. PMP is accepted across multiple industries. This has stung because it is […]

Declare then Do!

How do you do something different when you don’t know how to get started? I know that when you see the title declare then do and you think it is the latest psychobabble. Well, it is not. I never serve psychobabble or popular psychology. My sole aim is to write about positive change leadership and […]