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Category: Working Strategies

How To Beat Procrastination (Backed by Science) – Darius Foroux – Pocket

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization. Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin Franklin, Eleanor Roosevelt, and hundreds of others have talked about how procrastination is the enemy of results. One of my favorite quotes about procrastination…

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MIT Awards $1 Million To Most Innovative Future Of Work Organizations In The World – Devin Cook

The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy has announced the four global grand prize winners for the 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC). The winning organizations were selected by the IIC Champion Committee from 20 Regional Winners in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America….

5 Reasons To Stop Talking About Work-Life Balance – Naz Beheshti

I understand why people talk about work-life balance. However, work-life balance is a weak attempt to help us lead happier and more fulfilling lives. I respect the intentions but disagree with the approach. Framing a discussion of how to lead a fulfilling life regarding…

How Do You Steer Through Turbulent Waters? Five Steps To Successfully Navigate Conflict At Work – Jay Sullivan

Conflict is part of life. Most of us avoid conflict when we can, but sometimes, it’s unavoidable. Early in our careers, when we feel powerless relative to those around us, we tend to deal with conflict by ducking, dodging or deferring, knowing that we…

These 15 Behaviors Will Make You Almost Irreplaceable At Your Workplace – Nina Angelovska

Probably at our workplaces we have all heard many times that “no one is irreplaceable”, though it is more likely to hear it more often in big corporations where people are still considered as “positions”. However it is not the technology, the product or…

Think Again If You Plan To Work Longer – Teresa Ghilarducci

When 52% of older workers are pushed out of their jobs, working longer is not their choice. The stark truth is that a significant share of older workers  — age 55-64 — are not anywhere near being on track to afford retirement. The median…

5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Work Situations – Jennifer Smith

Reacting emotionally to work stress almost always leads to regret — and can even sabotage professional advancement. And while it can be challenging, learning how to remain calm under stress is a workplace skill that will serve you well throughout your career. Here are…

The 12 Hidden Crises Working Women Face And Where They Come From – Kathy Caprino

I spent 18 years in corporate life that had some great high points, but also a number of very significant challenges that turned into full-blown crises. These serious crises included sexual harassment, gender discrimination, chronic illness, narcissistic bosses, financial hardship, toxic colleagues, unethical leadership…

What Does Overwork Do To Our Productivity?

It seems like employees are busier than ever before, indeed, a paper published last year argued that business was almost a form of status.  A humblebrag that we’re so important we’re over-run with work. Indeed, a Boston University study from a few years ago…

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