Personal Development

Q. Through my entire work career, I’ve always felt I’ve never gotten the credit for an intelligence I believe I possess. Am I deluding myself? Is it strange to feel I’m smarter than everyone else in the room?
Powerful motivational tool to some, dopey self-help exercise to others. Here are some of the compelling arguments on both sides of this divisive issue: vision boards.

Get through allergy season

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Allergens are the #2 reason people miss work. And rising pollen counts have been found to directly correlate with loss of productivity. Break down the problem of allergies with these steps.

Getting things done

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Tips for coping with conflicting priorities, neutralizing information overload and being productive.

How caffeine works

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Do you know how this fabulous/sinister substance actually affects your brain and body?
Amy Wrzesniewski has developed an idea called job crafting, which can help you make the job you have right now more satisfying. Here are three main areas where job crafting can make a difference.
Feeling effective is a basic human need. Retool your work effectiveness with these elementals.
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Giving thoughtful advice is a skill. It can be learned, honed and improved throughout our careers and our lives. Here are some tips.
In the daily grind, we tend to focus on where we’re going and how we’re going to get there. It’s easy to lose touch with the simple triumphs of mastery of detail and craft in our jobs.
Georgetown University computer science professor Cal Newport asserts that the problem of distraction is deeper than we realize.
When I started work as a doctor, I allowed more of my natural leadership qualities to show. The negative feedback about my “personality” began immediately.
The book Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better demonstrates ways we can all be more successful in our work and our lives.