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Peer Pressure and the Workplace: Perceived Pressure Part II

Last week, in Part I of our series on peer pressure, we examined the story of Cain and Abel. We discussed the potentially deadly effects of wrongly blaming others for the pressure we feel to conform. 586 more words

Workplace Issues

Old Dog, Older Tricks

  So here’s the deal.

I’m facilitating an annual volunteer certification class at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla a week ago and am in the company of nine people who are technology challenged.   810 more words

Career Transition

Walking the Line: Females in Technology, is There REALLY a Problem?

Ah, this is a topic that I have pondered a lot in the past few weeks. I have a vested interest in the answer to this question considering I want to become a game programmer. 2,334 more words

Life

My Wall Street Journal Interview with Max Schireson on Prioritizing Family and Career

Last month, Max Shireson gave up his job running a billion-dollar startup to spend more time with his family. And he couldn’t be happier about it. 315 more words

Dadbloggers

Peer Pressure and the Workplace: Perceived Pressure Part I

The workplace is full of pressures. Among these is one which you’ve probably already encountered in school, on your sports team, or maybe even at church; it’s called “peer pressure” and, believe it or not, it doesn’t end with High School. 591 more words

Workplace Issues

There Are 168 Hours in a Week: How Are You Using Yours?

A few weeks ago, Harvard Business Review Online published my latest article, “Relax, You Have 168 Hours This Week.” This is my eighth article for them (click here to see… 421 more words

Dadbloggers

Work Ethic: Big Picture Thinking

In Luke 11:24-26, Jesus tells the following parable: “When the unclean spirit goes out of a man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and not finding any, it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ “And when it comes, it finds it swept and put in order. 463 more words

Workplace Issues