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… Read more »

FIG Book Club: February Recommended Reading

Welcome to the FIG Book Club! 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… Read more »

5 Love Languages: Professional Edition

You’ve probably heard of Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages, which helps individuals understand what they need to feel loved and fulfilled and how they can best love and fulfill their romantic partners. These love languages, “Words of Affirmation,” “Acts of Service,” “Receiving Gifts,” “Quality Time,” and “Physical Touch,” can also be used to create successful… Read more »

FIG Role Model Spotlight – Simon Sinek

“Good listeners have a huge advantage. For one, when they engage in conversation, they make people ‘feel’ heard. They ‘feel’ that someone really understands their wants, needs, and desires. And for good reason; a good listener does care to understand.” – Simon Sinek Who is Simon Sinek? Chances are good that you’ve heard of Simon… Read more »

5 Generations in the Workplace: Who are They?

5 Generations in the Workplace For the first time ever, there are now 5 unique generations in the workplace. This comes with a vast array of challenges, especially when it comes to communication. These 5 generations are: Traditionalists (born before 1946) Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) Generation X (born between 1965 and 1976)… Read more »

FIG Book Club: January Recommended Reading

Welcome to the FIG Book Club! 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… Read more »

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… Read more »