The Pros and Cons of Living and Working Abroad | Wisdom Live Talk

In this live Wisdom talk, I discuss the pros and cons of living and working abroad. Living abroad can be a great experience for people who are looking to expand their horizons and learn about other cultures. But it is not without its challenges. One of the main challenges that many expats face is adapting … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Living and Working Abroad | Wisdom Live Talk

Do I Really Need a Life Coach

Do I Really Need a Life Coach?

Many people struggle with this question when they are facing difficult life situations or decisions that necessitate extra guidance or mentorship. And they often turn to friends, family members, spiritual leaders, teachers, or other revered members of their community for assistance with these matters. However, some people enlist the help of a professional who provides … Continue reading Do I Really Need a Life Coach?

Changing Careers

4 Steps for Successfully Changing Careers

In today's workforce, changing careers is virtually inevitable for the average person. Many people end up changing careers out of necessity because of the many technological, cultural, economic, geographical, and other forces that constantly shape our world. Other people change careers out of desire. It is common for the average middle-aged person to have an … Continue reading 4 Steps for Successfully Changing Careers

Digital nomad

Should I Opt for a Career as a Digital Nomad?

Living and working as a digital nomad is growing in popularity as internet capabilities expand globally. If you have incurable wanderlust, you are in for a treat with such a career move. Working as a digital nomad or virtual expat gives you the opportunity to quench your travel thirst in dynamic and exciting ways. Now … Continue reading Should I Opt for a Career as a Digital Nomad?

Career Changers

How to Prepare for a Career Change

Changing careers can be a daunting task for someone who has spent 20 or more years in the same occupation. Admittedly, it takes a lot of courage and strength to leave your comfort zone and possibly even your paycheck to start a new career later in life. But the good news is that plenty of … Continue reading How to Prepare for a Career Change

Planning a successful gap year

Tips for Planning a Successful Gap Year

I absolutely love the concept of a gap year. Though I didn't take a gap year between high school and my undergraduate studies, I did have the opportunity to take a gap year before I started my doctoral studies. And, I am very grateful that I did. Taking time off provided me with the opportunity … Continue reading Tips for Planning a Successful Gap Year

Locs and the Job Search

Should I Cut My Locs to Get a Job?

As a three-time loc wearer who recently cut my below-the-shoulder length locs in favor of an Afro, I have grappled with this question a number of times throughout my career. For me, my hair is more than something that sits on my head - it is statement of who I am. Yes, I have missed … Continue reading Should I Cut My Locs to Get a Job?

Reality of working virtually

The Reality of Working Virtually

An overwhelmingly remote workforce has become part of our everyday reality. As such, many people have come to understand what it truly means to work virtually or remotely. Yet, quite a few envious onlookers waiting for a chance to nab the first beach corner are still not aware of what it really means to work … Continue reading The Reality of Working Virtually