For when you need to choose

There are times in our careers when we have to make a choice: stay in or leave a job, be it for another job or another reason. How can we know which is the right choice? I changed jobs a few times so far and every time I tried to apply a list of reasonable … Continue reading For when you need to choose

Harassment 101 – part III. How to make your boss stop harassing you without appealing to formal measures (continued). 

Another way to break the cycle of harassment is to change your reaction to it. When we are harassed we usually close in, cry in our corner, start panicking, don't feel like going out anymore, avoid the short coffee breaks or lunches that we used to love before. But doing this feeds our negative feelings … Continue reading Harassment 101 – part III. How to make your boss stop harassing you without appealing to formal measures (continued). 

Help, I cannot stop thinking about stuff! 

Whether you're literally dreaming what you have written in the report just a few hours before, seeing that procedure manual in front of your eyes or playing an endless loop in you mind with what you'd say to your moody boss or lazy coworker, I know how you feel! And I admit, I am an … Continue reading Help, I cannot stop thinking about stuff! 

How to be constructive instead of destructive at work 

1. In meetings When you are in a meeting, instead of looking for stuff to correct, look for stuff to add to the conversation. Focus on your goals and do not lose them from sight just for the sake of being right. Think about what is being said instead of focusing on what you are … Continue reading How to be constructive instead of destructive at work