Resources

Browse articles published prior to the launch of THRIVE Magazine.

strengths

Banish the green eyed monster. Focus on your strengths

Let’s face it, we live in a world of comparison. Each day we find our names, our abilities, our skills, our knowledge, our wealth, our test scores, our performance and anything else in between being constantly ranked against each other. We’re told, “focus on your strength, they make you, you” and “nobody can be a…
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transitioning careers

Beginners guide: 4 smart strategies to find your strengths

It’s funny, I am a recent graduate in search of my future. Throughout my studies, at work I see people walking around, oblivious to the things that are so clear. Their natural strengths and talents influence how they see the world. They’re how they deal with problems, they’re the foundation of their future choices. Yet…
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How to find strengths

How knowing your strengths can rewrite your future

Your strengths are the start of it. Finding it, and incorporating it into your life. First with small steps, who knows what future you can create for yourself. My guess, it’s a one brighter than you can possibly imagine.
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Graduate jobs

Why I left my job in accounting.

I believe your strengths can help you find your purpose. It doesn’t have to be defined as one big thing or one great achievement. It can simply be a way of making the most of your life by using your unique gifts and talents.
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Strengths based leadership

See it. Speak it. Call out potential

To create the future, we need cultivate potential. We need to incubate talent. We need to build capacity of those around us. We need to inspire the human spirit.
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work life balance

A working mothers journey into uncertainty

The moment my daughter entered our world, she simultaneously both made and unmade everything I thought I knew about life. Up to that point, I considered myself perhaps somewhat in possession of enough experience and ‘know-how’ to accomplish what I felt I had been given to accomplish. One look at this tiny human entrusted into…
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future of work

What happened to my job?

Ten years. A lot can change in that time. Ten years ago, I spent my time waiting for friends to come online so we could chat on MSN. Ten years ago I had to monotonously click one button 3 times just to get the letter I wanted while texting on the old school brick phones.…
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uncertainty

Does experience matter? Recruit differently

“Those who change the world are the ones crazy enough to think they can.” Steve Jobs. I often think, how must it have been for the late Steve Jobs? A visionary who saw a better way of doing things. How do you sell this idea to the world that prizes certainty? Where better the devil…
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passion at work

In the pursuit of passion

“If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.” —Bishop T.D. Jakes But what do you do if you have more than one passion? For me, it’s makeup or medicine. I’ve recently discovered one of my passions in makeup artistry. Each time I go…
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