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How Resilience Works

When I began my career in journalism—I was a reporter at a national magazine in those days—there was a man I’ll call Claus Schmidt. He was in his mid-fifties, and to my impressionable eyes, he was the quintessential newsman: cynical at times, but unrelentingly curious and full of life, and often hilariously funny in a sandpaper-dry kind of way. 218 more words

Career

To Grow as a Leader, Seek More Complex Assignments

Over the course of my career, I’ve spent countless hours talking to and hearing from leaders around the world. I’ve interviewed thousands of candidates for managerial roles and tracked the performance of those I successfully hired. 187 more words

Career

Even Organizers Need An Organizer Sometimes

Katherine tells the story of her home office…

I wanted to turn my grown daughter’s abandoned room into a full-fledged office but I all I had was a piecemeal of cabinets and desktops.   478 more words

General Organizing

#153 Switch between Windows without using your mouse!

This is another indispensable Windows shortcut tip – switching between Windows without using your mouse! This is so useful when you’ve got lots of Windows applications open or you want to flick back and forth between two applications. 59 more words

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#149 Undo typing in Windows using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Z

Here is another handy shortcut you can use to undo any typing in Windows applications.  Hold down ‘Ctrl + Z’ to undo your last action. Really useful as you’re typing away and to not interrupt your flow! 19 more words

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We need to talk about Daniel.

Why?  Because the genesis of this blog is to document the mind numbing stupidity of the work-place.  A prohibited activity if we were a public servant. 434 more words

Workplace