One year left of this cubicle life. This is the time when all of those crazy questions start to pop up. "What the hell am I doing?" or, "This is crazy. I can't afford to lose my paycheck!" or, "I'll be bored out of my skull! Gotta stay sharp. Gotta stay working!" If I'm going to … [Read more...] about Do You Have the Courage to Quit Your Job?
Cubicle Job Survival and Thrival
Special treat today, readers! Taylor Landis of Skutchi Designs has the mic. Get this: Skutchi is a designer of office cubicles. Zoinks! Talk about letting the fox into the hen-house... Don't worry, we're not trying to sell you guys new cubes or anything (this is NOT a sponsored … [Read more...] about How This Millennial Plans to Survive Her Cubicle Job Years
Not a title you expected? Me either, frankly. But you start to think about certain things when the weekend is consumed by never-ending snow, and you come down with some nasty stomach virus. Monday rolls around, and you're still at home, feeling like hell, and actually wanting to … [Read more...] about Do You Enjoy Your Job? What Will You Miss When You Retire?
About seven years into my career, having just turned 29, I got canned. This was well over a decade ago, my millennial friends. I didn't believe it at the time, but looking back, getting laid off was clearly a blessing in disguise. There were a number of factors that made getting … [Read more...] about Getting Laid off: A Blessing in Disguise?
Dwight D. Eisenhower. World War II General (and Supreme Leader of the European Theater... You know, D-Day?) and later, President of the United States. You can't get more productive than that! In fact, he was the first president to play golf more than he worked. Well, that's not … [Read more...] about Get More Productive: With the Eisenhower Box