Category: Career

The parent card: Is this really an issue?

In any given organization, some people are slackers. Others, perhaps, work hard, but don’t care about working visibly hard. Some people are more efficient than others. Some absorb interesting ideas about work, such as that it’s unprofessional to be seen walking out of the office in the middle of the day with a gym bag. These people then project these opi… read more »

Success at Work Challenge Week 5: Practice, practice, practice

I’m trying to achieve success at work, and you can too! For the next 3 weeks, I’ll be running a #SuccessAtWork challenge on this blog. Each week’s challenge will follow one of the 7 disciplines I highlight in my new ebook, What the Most Successful People Do at Work. If you’re participating, please let me know in the comments, or on Twitter. As I wrote at I… read more »

Success at Work Challenge Week 4: Know what is work

I’m trying to achieve success at work, and you can too! For the next 4 weeks, I’ll be running a #SuccessAtWork challenge on this blog. Each week’s challenge will follow one of the 7 disciplines I highlight in my new ebook, What the Most Successful People Do at Work. If you’re participating, please let me know in the comments, or on Twitter. What is work?… read more »

Enjoy your productivity dividend

If you’ve been following this week’s #SuccessAtWork challenge, hopefully you’ve been making very short to-do lists. And hopefully you’ve been knocking everything off that you put on there. Some days, you really need short lists. On Monday, I wound up spending two hours at the dentist and 90 minutes fetching my daughter’s new glasses. Neither h… read more »

Success at Work Challenge Week 3: Make success possible

I’m trying to achieve success at work, and you can too! For the next 5 weeks, I’ll be running a #SuccessAtWork challenge on this blog. Each week’s challenge will follow one of the 7 disciplines I highlight in my new ebook, What the Most Successful People Do at Work. If you’re participating, please let me know in the comments, or on Twitter. Anandi (who b… read more »