I had a post written for Mother’s Day, but after reading through it a few times, I started to find it annoying. And it was about me! If I found it annoying, no doubt everyone else would too.
So instead, I want to riff a bit on false choices, and the way they narrow and poison arguments.
This is related to Mother’s Day, I suppose, because the topic came out of the po… read more »
When I read Susan Cain’s Quiet last year, I realized that I’m an introvert. That doesn’t mean I’m shy, or dislike people. It means that I find it restorative to be by myself, and less restorative to be in a crowd. I participated in a speed PR session once where something like 50 people pitched me story ideas for 90 seconds each. At the end, I was in a puddle o… read more »
I’m trying to achieve success at work, and you can too! For the next 6 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.
Do you know, a… read more »
Just a few links today, mostly focused on the class of 2013. First up, over at Brazen Careerist’s Brazen Life section, I write New Grads: 10 Goals for Your First 5000 Hours on the Job. If you stay in your first “real” job for 2 years (not an unreasonable expectation), and work 50 hours a week (more than average), you’ll get a grand total… read more »
I had a rather successful night at my middle kid’s nursery school silent auction a few weeks ago. Maybe it was the fact that I was straight off the plane from Japan and too disoriented to focus on anything but winning the stuff I wanted. Maybe it was that my husband was in Dubai, so I didn’t get distracted by talking with him. But not only did I win a silver B. Mako… read more »