I’ve had clients describe the feeling of “golden handcuffs” due to a steady paycheck that’s served up with a hefty side of dread.
The big theme of this post is learning to be a jerk about your time, through time blocking. I don’t actually condone being a jerk. Part of the reason I started this blog was to dispel the whole “Nice guys finish last,” cliché. That said niceness is subjective, and if you read my blog, you […]
Every year I take a few days off around the holidays, and my brain uses every scrap of free time it gets to fill up with a thousand hopeful resolutions for the year to come. This is energizing and a little sad, since I have never, ever enjoyed a year of being like “Good job, […]
Thanks to Susan C. Freeman of Freeman Means Business for this guest post. We’ve all been to those parties where everyone breaks into small groups where they talk about politics, the weather, or even where the host’s wife got her nails done. It’s moments like these where you bolt to the restroom or look for a […]
Is financial advice for women, specifically, something we need? Even though I have a whole support network centered around my life as a working woman: a physical therapist specializing in working moms with postpartum pain; a chiropractor for the same thing; my own mom, who picks up my kids when I have to work late, […]
I have been reading a ton about what virtual assistants do. If you work with a virtual assistant properly, it seems like they can cut out almost any minutiae from your life. It seems like the ultimate productivity hack! Perfect for a busy reporter who’d rather be writing. But, like with so many things, I […]