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, hanselman.com, 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 …

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Are Young People “Pretending” to Love Work?

Author: Erin Griffith Source: New York Times Never once at the start of my workweek — not in my morning coffee shop line; not in my crowded subway commute; not as I begin my bottomless inbox slog — have I paused, looked to the heavens and whispered: #ThankGodIt’sMonday. Apparently, that makes me a traitor to …

4 Reasons You Always Seem to be Putting Out Fires at Work and How to Fix Them

Author: Abby Wolfe Source: The Muse I’d really rather not count the number of times in my career when I’ve been in a state of panic, getting caught up in one “crisis” after another. The page numbers in this presentation are wrong and it’s due today! We are doomed, absolutely doomed! Um, no, I can’t …

3 Reasons That Job Wasn’t a Waste of Time, Even if Your Current One’s Completely Different

Author: Abby Wolfe Source: The Muse For the past five years, I’ve worked in some sort of health-related job. From healthcare IT, to employee wellness, to college health. But now, I’m a full-time freelancer, focusing on writing, editing, and career coaching. It’d be easy to think that the past five years were a waste. Instead …