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Don’t Ask, And You Shall Not Receive

I was recently faced with an interesting challenge. Finally settling in at the new job, I had started to shift some of my focus to networking internally and getting to know others across different functions. 325 more words

Professional Development

reading is it

Did you know that whatever you are struggling with right now; a solution is there in a book, magazine or article. What you need is just to read and bit ignorance. 191 more words

How to Achieve 'Flow' in Your Work

You want to be experiencing “flow.” It’s when you’re so wrapped up in what you’re doing that the world fades away:

Flow is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity… The hallmark of flow is a feeling of spontaneous joy, even rapture, while performing a task although flow is also described… as a deep focus on nothing but the activity – not even oneself or one’s emotions. 630 more words

How to Be Happy at Home and Fulfilled at Work

Do what you’re good at.

Using your “signature strengths” — those qualities you are uniquely best at, the talents that set you apart from others — makes you… 422 more words

Be Bothered: How the Royal Navy Gets it Done

It started with Admiral Nelson’s order of battle, set out a month before Trafalgar, which covered all contingencies and ensured that people were equipped, trained and trusted to do what they do best. 909 more words


Here's How to Creep Out of Work Without Anybody Noticing

This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.

By Jenny Foss

You’re dying to tell your favorite client how much you’d love to work for her firm. 689 more words

When People Are Let Go: Observations

Most people who are let go from an employer take it surprisingly well.

In my Fortune 500 career, I closed or moved several businesses.  As a result, I ended the employment of hundreds of folks.   397 more words