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.
I took my older son (he’s 4) on a trip to Phoenix to visit family. Our main outing was to the Phoenix Zoo to see this “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” style exhibit called Big Bugs. I’m not into bugs, but we scored a great deal on Groupon, so off we went. The zoo set […]
If you’re ready to learn how to quit a job with class, great! It’s so important, in the long-term, to leave your manager and coworkers with a respectful goodbye. It’s also the right thing to do. Before we get to the specific steps, I’d like to share a little story on WHY I’m so glad […]
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 […]
I gave the advice “Fake it til you make it,” before. I did it happily, borderline smugly even. Usually, I follow it up with a classic career story of mine, which I will now tell to you (Lucky you; Please imagine me smoking a pipe in a mahogany office). Many moons ago, on the first […]
“How to Care Less About Work (and Why)” is an eye-opening guest post from Corrie Shanahan, the author of Do it, Mean it, Be it. The Keys to Achieve Success, Happiness and Everything You Deserve at Work and in Life (Career Press). I was speaking recently at a large financial institution that operates in Latin […]