Career Management

We’re meant to be outdoors. Here’s a solution

August 16, 2021
How much time would you say you spend inside vs. outside? Author Emily Anthes has some surprising statistics.

Go ahead and dread networking conversations

August 16, 2021
Network. The word itself is elastic; it can be a noun or a verb, for instance. So presented with just the word, what thought or idea comes first to mind? Or, perhaps more appropriately: What feeling?

Wait your turn! The science of patience

August 16, 2021
There are rules in a line, and strict expectations of respect. A queue ostensibly operates on a “first come, first served” model, fundamentally egalitarian. But naturally, it’s more complicated than that.

Offering the spotlight gets you more than taking it

August 4, 2021
When we’re trying to forge a bond with someone new, there’s one mistake we always seem to make, writes Mike Steib in his book The Career Manifesto. We immediately begin to fill in every available silence with details about ourselves.

Hey, are you rich?

August 4, 2021
Do you find yourself wondering how your life would be different—or better—if you had more?

1-Minute Strategies: September ’21

August 4, 2021
Treat every meeting invite as if it were the first one … Make a Concessions Wish List … What we learned from the “Friends” reunion … Doesthedogdie.com has a very practical purpose … Is your fear of flying controlling you?

In 2020, did your eyes get worse?

July 14, 2021
Over the last eighteen months, virtually everything in our daily lives was affected by covid-19, including our eye health.

Hurry up and sleep

July 14, 2021
Here are some simple and immediate techniques to help steer your mind and body toward sleep.

Ask the veteran: How much authority do I have in a temporary role?

July 7, 2021
Question: I just got handed the job of temporary admin team supervisor while they hire someone new—which will take several months. How do you step into a boss’s role knowing your authority is so wafer-thin and temporary?

1-Minute Strategies: August ’21

July 7, 2021
July 15 is National Check-Your-Office-Signs Day … Language wins every time  … Plagiarizing: evil, right? … Some social media celebrities simply have their own way of doing things … An odd secret of gasoline prices