Mishap in a jiffy

Hands up who has never filled out the wrong column on a form or who has never copied mindlessly what the previous participant had filled out on a presence list! Not paying attention can turn to mishap in a jiffy, not only at work, everywhere and with serious consequences! This study in 2014 found among … Continue reading Mishap in a jiffy

Good reads 

During the years whenever I felt I needed a little bit more help with anything, I searched for a good mentor or a good book. Some of the books I used in audio format while commuting to work of doing chores around the house. I paired them with video speeches or lectures from the authors … Continue reading Good reads 

Rebranding yourself 

When practicing a profession we are naturally branding ourselves. We acquire the skills, we hang out with people from the same branch, we start using a specific jargon or gesture in certain ways which all together will make us known as Mr/Mrs X the accountant/neurologist/expert in barbecues, you name it. Sure there are exceptions to … Continue reading Rebranding yourself 

So, you’ve started off on the wrong foot … 

I mean with your new boss. This might come like a surprise but sometimes, for reasons independent of you, your boss simply wants you gone so that they can bring their own people aboard. Maybe you didn't "click" and whatever you do or whatever you say it's not going to bring you any glory. Sooner … Continue reading So, you’ve started off on the wrong foot … 

Harassment 101 – part II. How to make your boss stop harassing you without appealing to formal measures

The first thing you need you need to do to stop him is to break the cycle of harassment.  Start with letting it out in the open. The next time you feel intimidated dig your feet firmly into the ground and in a stable and loud voice while looking him straight in the eyes serve … Continue reading Harassment 101 – part II. How to make your boss stop harassing you without appealing to formal measures

Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part II 

4. Being ignorant to the job you applied for  Another side effect of applying to a job that you do not know much about is completely misunderstanding the questions and giving a completely off the planet reply. This is self sabotage because you do not allow your mind to process what's being send to it … Continue reading Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part II 

Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part I

1. Being late to an interview  It doesn't matter how many people will tell you differently, unless you had an accident or something, being late to an interview will definitely not make a good impression and will automatically place you to the bottom of the list. First it gives the impression that you are not … Continue reading Self sabotaging in job interviews. Part I