Resources – Online Quizzes and Articles

I’ve started collecting some resources for people like you who are looking to love your work and get more done. When you’re ready to try something new, check out some of these links to online quizzes and quick reads. Let me know what you learn about yourself – and what works for you!

1. A quick and free version of the Holland Code, the classic career test. This free test will identify your strongest career interest among six occupational themes: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional (a.k.a. RIASIC). You’ll discover your top interest area and what that means for you. You’ll also learn how you scored in the other 5 interest areas. Finally, you’ll see a list of suggested careers based on your interest profile.

2. A podcast on networking I did with Elaine Slatter from Fabulous Fempreneurship. We talked about ways to make networking a natural part of your working life. It really doesn’t have to be painful – there are ways to make it work for you. Check it out!

3. If you have a few more minutes to spare and work is stressing you out – for all those times when “take a deep breath” just doesn’t cut it. A 5 minute piece by Harvey Deutschendorf in Fast Company.

4. The very popular 7 Habits Of Parents Who Leave The Office At 5 P.M. Guilt-Free from Stephanie Vozza (from Fast Company).

5. How to do difficult work conversations better from Scott Savage. You know the ones, the ones we avoid whenever possible…

6. 9 Secrets the Most Productive People Know. A quick read by Laura Vanderkam in Time.

7. 15 habits that will impact your productivity here – and includes musical chairs and a nap! Another piece from Stephanie Vozza (again from Fast Company), who just may be a soulmate…

8. Using this one word may just help you keep your resolutions/achieve your goals. A short piece from psychologist Susan David who’s on the faculty at Harvard Medical.