You need a dedicated place to do your creative work. Dedicated. This workspace can be a corner, an entire room, and entire floor (and if this is the case, what a lucky duck you are). We’ve all see this advice before, right? And it makes sense. You need a place with minimal interruptions and something… Continue reading Be Selfish with Your Work Space
Work blunders can be painful. But dang, you can learn a lot from them. A few months ago I wrote about three particular mistakes I made at work Not bargaining for higher pay or more benefits. Not speaking up about something that you’re unhappy about. Gossiping. (Read the full post here.) But let’s not pretend… Continue reading More work mistakes – and more lessons learned
Inspiration: How To Turn Your Current Job Into Your Dream Job I came across this Fast Company article over a month ago at a time when I was feeling swamped at my 9-to-5 and with my side projects, but the overall message stayed with me. Reason being: this is the best attitude to have about… Continue reading The myth of the dream job
It's pretty easy to sometimes get run down, annoyed, disappointed, or just tired of your job after a less-than-ideal day. (Worse yet, when you realize on your commute home that sometime between your walk in and tie walk out of the office,you lost your--albeit dirt-cheap--earbuds and now have no way to listen to music on… Continue reading What are you going to do for your team today?
How do you get to where you need to go everyday? Chances are that you drive a car to work. And depending on where you live, it might take you quite a while to get there. I've had the opportunity to use a few different modes of transportation over the past three years alone: car… Continue reading Making the most out of your commute
I try my best to be a productive person, to use my time as wisely as I can, to think about what I can be doing to improve. Exhibit A: I arrange my shopping lists in order of how I traverse the grocery store, and, most importantly, I always hit up the store first thing… Continue reading Strategic Relaxation: It’s Possible
After a particularly frustrating day (or three!) at work, I got a lot out of this article from The Wall Street Journal, "Rethink Your After-Work Routine to Make the Transition Home a Happy One." As the author begins this piece, "It is so easy to arrive home from work in a bad mood, cranky and… Continue reading The work-to-home transition