social anxiety

Millennials: 5 Steps to Make Now to Advance Your Career Faster

Millennials: 5 Steps to Make Now to Advance Your Career Faster

Today’s professional world is rife with opportunities for entrepreneurs and self-starters to create the life they want if they work hard and leverage their connections. Between the gig economy and the large force of young professionals in the traditional workplace (a combination of Gen X, Gen Y [Millennials], and Gen Z), the way people perceive and achieve professional advancement is changing. However, with the millions of young people entering the workforce today, competition is fierce. Here are 5 steps young professionals can take to differentiate themselves from the competition and move toward quicker advancement, whether climbing a more traditional corporate ladder or pursuing the creation of their own business.

FIG Book Club: June Recommended Reading

FIG Book Club: June Recommended Reading

Welcome to Future Image Group’s Book Club! Every month, we’ll recommend a book, abstract, or research paper related to personal and professional development in the workplace (which, in turn, is also related to the development of social skills and more meaningful personal relationships).  We hope you enjoy – and we’d love to hear your recommendations for books that have helped you or given you some insight on your own journey of professional or personal social development.

5 Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety

5 Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety

Do you become overwhelmed or anxious in social situations? You’re not alone. According to The National Institute of Mental Health, 12.1% of U.S. adults experience some kind of social anxiety at some point in their life. Of those who are affected, an estimated 29.9% had serious impairment, 38.8% had moderate impairment, and 31.3% had mild impairment.

Future Image Group: The Gift That Truly Keeps Giving

Future Image Group: The Gift That Truly Keeps Giving

The holidays are here again – and whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, or another special day, the spirit of giving is in full swing. This season, while you’re out shopping for your nearest and dearest, don’t forget to pick something up for your employees. Not sure what to get them? We’ve got you covered.