Working and Career

Working and Career

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  • Joshua Stewart - Monday, July 15, 2013 - 7:34am
    Promotions are great: you get a better title, more seniority, maybe even a raise. But now you also have to supervise your former colleagues and maybe even people who have...
  • Brandon Smith - Friday, July 12, 2013 - 12:16pm
    One of the most debilitating anchors for us in life can be the past. The heavy bags of our personal history can weigh us down if we let them, particularly if we choose to...
  • Joshua Stewart - Monday, July 8, 2013 - 7:47am
    Meetings at work can be just dreadful – long, pointless and meandering. And when you’re in them, you’re not actually DOING anything. “A meeting’s job is to make decisions or...
  • Joshua Stewart - Monday, July 1, 2013 - 8:36am
    It’d be nice if your boss recognized your potential and helped you realize it. But that’s probably not going to happen. “When [potential] does get realized, it’s almost...
  • Brandon Smith - Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 11:47am
    In the prior post, we chatted about the unpleasantness of viewing work as not fair. From blaming one’s boss to resenting how one’s career has turned out, complaining that...
  • Joshua Stewart - Monday, June 24, 2013 - 8:51am
    Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer has taken some shots from analysts and the media in her first year on the job. Many have criticized her decision to end the company’s long...
  • Joshua Stewart - Monday, June 17, 2013 - 8:37am
    Ever get into an argument at work? What about an all-out screaming match? You can’t leave your emotions at the door when you come to work everyday, so these conflicts are...
  • Brandon Smith - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 2:40pm
    Are you or others in your life doing a little too much blaming and not taking enough ownership and responsibility? As mentioned in the previous post, this personal...
  • Joshua Stewart - Friday, May 31, 2013 - 12:55pm
    When you include professional association or civic activities on your resume, they might reveal more about you than you realize (think: race or religion, for example). Some...

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