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 a-hole sitting across that desk, watch out. Your stress is probably going to spike and … [Read more...] about How to Be Your Own Boss in Corporate America
Cubicle Job Survival
If early retirement isn't in the cards at this point in your journey, these posts can offer insights on how to make the most of this important time in your life.
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 … [Read more...] about Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace
Never one to leave a stone unturned, this article explores the notion of work as a viable place to make good friends and lasting relationships. Sure, early retirement is a worthy goal and a perfectly sane course for many … [Read more...] about How Matt Sakaguchi Built a Winning Team at Google
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 … [Read more...] about How to Muster the Courage to Quit a Job You Despise
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 … [Read more...] about Millennial Cubicle Jobs: Survival Tactics
Monday rolls around, and you're still at home, feeling like hell, and wanting to be in the office. Did you find a job you love? Maybe so! But for the rest of us lost cubicle souls hating on work, we're dying to know how … [Read more...] about How to Survive a Job You Hate Until Retirement
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 canned was a blessing in disguise. … [Read more...] about I Got Laid off Without Warning
Before we dive into the many virtues of the Eisenhower Box, let's give credit to its namesake. Dwight D. Eisenhower was a World War II U.S. General and Supreme Leader of the European Theater... You know, D-Day? Later, he … [Read more...] about Eisenhower’s Box: A Simple and Elegant Delegation Tool
While Cubert and his family spend a little vacation time in the Desert Southwest, his mighty friends have offered to step in with some excellent content. Today, I'm excited to have my Minneapolis friend, Adam, from Crispy … [Read more...] about Will Robots Take Over Our Jobs?
Preface 11/7/22: Sadly, Elon has gone off the rails since this post originally appeared years ago. For his and our sakes, I would have hoped he'd stay focused on science and tech to resolve some of our pressing global … [Read more...] about What We Can Learn From (Left Intentionally Blank)