4 Ways to Respond to Bad Criticism

Author: Kat Boogaard Source: The Muse Let’s face it—constructive criticism is never all that easy to hear, but at least when the feedback is insightful, you have the benefit of knowing that you’ll come out new and improved on the other side. But, what about when you receive bad feedback that you think is straight-up …

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Weekend Planner: August 3rd

You've worked hard all week, and now Friday's here again! It's time to start planning your weekend!  Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun. Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more …

Staying Focused at Work When You Have Other Passions

Author: Kaitlyn Duling Source: FairyGodBoss Let’s be real for a second—everyone has “other passions.” No matter how much you love your job, consider it your “dream career,” or delight in your professional tasks, you will eventually encounter other hobbies, interests, and aspects of life that threaten to take time and concentration from your job job. …

The Single Best Piece of Career Advice that Nobody Teaches You

Author: John Gorman Source: The Mission Daily I sat down with a fresh-faced MBA candidate intern this afternoon, at my office job deep in the heart of corporate America. It’s not uncommon for the leaders — or, middle managers, at least — of tomorrow to request 30 minutes of face time with “senior” “professionals” to “pick their brain,” and …