The Internet and social media have made it easier than ever to find measuring sticks. You can see the highlights of your peers’ lives play out in real time all around you. It’s tempting to get caught up comparing yourself to others. Are you on track? Have you accomplished as much? That type of thinking — even when it happens on a subconscious level — can be incredibly toxic. It can rob you of time and energy that would be better spent on yourself. It’s important to ask, “Am I being kind to myself?” Here are some tips on how to treat yourself with the respect you deserve. Continue reading Are You Being Kind to Yourself?
With the myriad digital tools available to you, it’s easier than ever to network and strategize with a group via the Internet. Collaboration software, FaceTime, and file sharing make it possible to work with other people from anywhere. That being said, there is still value in having a strategy session in a face-to-face setting. When you sit down and have a planning session with key decision makers present, it just creates a different atmosphere. It also helps you communicate more clearly and get on the same page. So, is it time for your organization to have a planning session? Continue reading Is it Time for a Planning Session?
It’s trite and all-too-easy for someone to give the simple advice of, “Follow your dreams.” While it’s good to keep an open mind and a sense of aspiration, following that advice isn’t as simple as it sounds. If your dream is to be a professional basketball player and you’re under six feet tall, you might have a hard time following that specific dream. Maybe the better advice then, is to find your passion. What is it that makes you tick as a person — outside of any specific context? Are you a caregiver? Do you have the need to inspire others? Do you want to make life better for others? Discovering your passion can make it easier to find the right work for you. Continue reading Is Passion Coming Out in Your Work?
You can tell the difference when you taste something fresh, versus something that has been prepared with a microwave. Fresh food feels different, and that difference is delicious. At Dunn Brothers Coffee in Coralville, we believe in making our food fresh each day. It’s the same principle that goes into our coffee. We want you to have the best experience possible when you give us a visit, and we believe that experience starts with freshness. From our sandwiches, to our bowls, to our naan pizzas, we make our food fresh when you order it. Continue reading Why We Make Our Food Fresh