Uncover the three biggest barriers to career development, plus specific tips on how to beat each one.
Now is the time to let small bad things happen. It’s the only way to get the big important things done.
“I can’t do that. I’m not a [fill in the blank]. Have you ever used this excuse? Look to Aesop’s bat when it’s time to grow your skills.
The “you-statement” is one of the odder psychological tactics I use to get ahead at work. Find out why.
Do you ever sit at work and think about how you’re two people? Day Job You, slogging away, processing invoices. And Secret Superhero You, who is perhaps, a world-class novelist, cello player, and whiskey aficionado, when not rescuing puppies. I used to think this. I’d imagine how amazing I COULD be if only I had more time to spend as Secret Superhero Me.
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.