Michael Carroll, business coach and author of Awake At Work, suggested five ways to create balance at work, making work a more pleasant environment as an important part of our lives instead of only something to be shoved back to make room for life.
do what you love
My smart and talented friend Amanda Hirsch wrote a thought-provoking blog post about the challenge of juggling her work, parenting and creative pursuits. In a post headlined, Making Art and Getting Old, she wrote: lately, I just feel like a square peg, and… Read More ›
Share your affection with loved ones — or strangers — for Valentine’s Day, a reblog from Lauree Ostrofsky
John and I recently mailed our last batch of New Year’s cards, which we do instead of Christmas cards. Every pile of hand-addressed envelopes we dropped in the mailbox made my heart feel good, sending good wishes to some of our closest… 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 ›
Author Richard Russo hasn’t lived in his hometown for decades, hasn’t even gone back to visit. Yet Russo remains intimately tied to Gloversville, N.Y. , setting most of his books in a fading factory town like the one where he… Read More ›