Surprising ways in which you sabotage yourself at work without even knowing

It was a rainy and cold afternoon. I had ran away from work without telling my boss to meet her. She listened carefully to my career presentation, took a breath and looking over her glasses she went "Gee, you really do sabotage yourself!". She was my coach, that I had hired to prepare me for … Continue reading Surprising ways in which you sabotage yourself at work without even knowing

Traits of a future manager

So, you fancy a management career. Or you are so fed-up with working for others and very much prefer having them work for you. For several years I have looked at different managers and I couldn’t help but noticing certain common traits existing in most of them. Then I looked around at fellow employees to … Continue reading Traits of a future manager

Mishap in a jiffy – be there when you fill out those forms!

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 – be there when you fill out those forms!