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Advantages of Goal Setting for Success

Goals are something we all have, whether it's a dream career, a healthy lifestyle, or even just completing a Netflix series. However, setting goals and achieving them is an art in itself. It requires a lot of effort and dedication. So, why is it so important to set goals? The advantages of setting goals goes well beyond the interaction of setting and accomplishing goals. It serves to improve how we conceptualize tasks, how we approach them, and how we feel about making progress from small goals to big goals.

Let's find out more about the advantages in setting goals in this article! Read More »

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The Demand for Skilled Trades: America Needs Tradespeople – And They Need Them Now!

In today's economy, the need for skilled tradespeople is on the rise. In most states across the country, skilled trade jobs sit empty while potential workers choose to invest in expensive college degrees. Meeting the demand for skilled trades doesn’t look likely unless a dramatic societal shift happens. While that may be rocky for the economy – it could be good news for you.

Read on to learn more about the how the demand for skilled trades is rising and how you can turn that need into your route towards financial and personal success. Read More »

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What Trade Jobs Are Safe from Automation?

Job security is something everyone needs. The emotional toll of worrying about having a job next week, next year, or in 10 years can disrupt your path towards success. If you’re in the trades and do good work, you deserve to know that dedication is building stability for your future. But in comes robotics and automation and now you’re worried you might be replaced by a machine. So, what trade jobs are safe from automation? And what does the future of automation really look like for everyone?

Read on to learn more about one perspective regarding automation, and why you shouldn’t let it turn you away from starting (or continuing) to work in the trade that called to you. Read More »