The weekend. We look forward to these two days of recurring freedom more than just about anything else. We've worked a long week and earned two days to recover. After some well-deserved R&R, Sunday evening rolls around and all of a sudden, we start to get a little anxious. The Sunday Scaries attack! Let's face it: Mondays kinda blow. But we can learn to embrace the start … [Read more...] about Sunday Scaries! How to Conquer Your Fear of Monday
Cubicle Job Survival
Ever wonder how to become a career superstar? These articles give you all the advice you'll ever need. If you've ever watched "Office Space" or "The Office", there's a lot of relatable anecdotes explored. Read about how getting laid off can be a blessing in disguise, how to get bigger and better raises, and basic cubicle life survival tips.
Of course, it doesn't have to be crazy at work, right people?!? Although the last three or four weeks have been nothing short of crazy for this part-time blogger and full-time corporate animal. The wages of promotions are death, as the saying goes... Welcome to a post that explores remedies to the nonsense many of us deal with day in, day out. A big part of what makes the … [Read more...] about Why It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work
Asshole bosses are a part of life. It's almost a prerequisite for existence in today's society, where holding a job is pretty much required, and for a decent part of one's life. Many asshole bosses are lurking among us. The main thing is to recognize when it's okay to put up with a little assholery in your daily cubicle life or get the heck out of dodge. Asshole … [Read more...] about Asshole Bosses (and How to Avoid Them)
I sense a theme emerging of late: Cubert going off the deep end, pontificating on workforce rah-rah crap. Cool! Buckle in for another one of those, cuz today I'm writing up some meaty two-sentence paragraphs on how to be your own boss at WORK. We've all probably seen the studies or heard of them. If you've got a good boss, you're likely to like your job. If you've got an … [Read more...] about The Many Unheralded Benefits of Being Your Own Boss
Simon Sinek. The one guy who might convince you to keep your day job and tuck away those grand notions of early retirement. You may have heard of Mr. Sinek, especially if you've seen his YouTube talk about the problems with millennials in the workplace. His TED talks are ubiquitous. His books are best sellers. For those of us armchair psychology nerds, interested in the … [Read more...] about Simon Sinek on Problems with Millennials in the Workplace