If your workplace doesn’t have a culture of truly letting people leave their cares behind when they take vacation — or if it’s frowned upon to even take vacation — maybe you can tell your boss that you need some task-negative time in order to tap into your best problem-solving insights?
It’s nice to have a steady job that pays the bills, but many of us aspire to more. We want to do work that’s engaging, that feels worthwhile and rewarding. A recent Fast Company article included expert advice for a… Read More ›
Editor’s note: the previously published version of this post included a link to LinkedInfluence, which resulted in WordPress suspending my blog for several days without notice or explanation, before I got this response from customer support: Can any links to linkedinfluence.com be… Read More ›
Which sounds more like your reality? That’s the way we’ve always done it Let’s think outside the box A recent Slate article headlined, “Inside the Box: People don’t actually like creativity,” rang true for me. One of the mantras I heard… Read More ›
In the final days of the year, my thoughts naturally turn to New Year’s resolutions. I’ve blogged about resolutions numerous times over the years, including: Focusing on one change at a time for two months each Making resolutions you can keep How… Read More ›
It’s not ready for prime time — but we’re all friends here, so this is a sneak peek at my new consulting website: As I’ve worked with my website guru to develop this new way to present my consulting services,… Read More ›
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday … remember when it used to be just plain ol’ Thanksgiving? It seems there’s been more buzz this year around Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, making this a long weekend… Read More ›