How Scaling Yourself Down Can Scale Up Your Productivity

Author: Danny Schreiber Source: Zapier The following is a detailed write-up of a popular productivity talk delivered by Scott Hanselman. Visit his blog,, for more productivity tips. "Don't worry, just drop the ball." This counterintuitive advice is one of a dozen-plus productivity practices preached by Scott Hanselman, a program manager at Microsoft, author and …


Getting Back to Basics

Author: Jenny Foss Source: The Muse The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll find) …

How to Network at Work (Without Burning Bridges)

You’ve enjoyed your job. And you’re really darn good at it. But you’re starting to feel the itch. It may not be a full-blown burn (yet), but you’re wondering what it might be like to go do something else—in another department, city, or entirely different organization. And you know people who might be supremely helpful.