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rights

Employment Means Losing Some Rights

It’s one thing to be on your own and another to be employed, you’ll have to give up some rights; you can’t keep doing whatever pops into your mind.
bad managers

Why Good Employees End Up as Bad Managers?

I have written before that the best thing that can happen to your career is to have a few bad managers. The more the better, just learn something from them
weeds

Did You Pluck the Weeds out of Your Life?

If you don’t get rid of the weeds, anything else you plant near by, either grass, flowers or fruit tree, the result will be negative.
attitude

With This Attitude…

Many times we get hung up on the - this attitude - business whenever an employee doesn’t meet our standards. We are not all the same.
trust your boss

Do You Trust Your Boss?

An essential component is represented by the confidence degree you have in your superior, his “performance” has a decisive role in your career.
lost without me

They’d Be Lost Without Me!

If you’d realize how important and critical I am for the company I work for, you’d realize they will be lost without me. Does this sound familiar?
I am sorry

I Made a Mistake, I Am Sorry…

How many times have you heard - I am sorry - coming out of a superior’s mouth? I don’t think you answered out loud, ‘cause I didn’t hear you.
be nice

Why Can’t You Be Nice?

I know that you experienced several times some misbehavior, and the person you interacted with showed an immense disgust, they just can't be nice.
It’s Not What I Meant

It’s Not What I Meant

Too much often we are put in a situation of “It's not what I meant”. This happens because the message was not stated properly.
Like your job

Do You Like Your Job?

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If you like your job, let it show. If you like what you do, you are more likely to become the best in your field of expertise.
time

People Who Are More Precise Than Time

Some people are so precise with time that you can even set your watch right by following their schedule.
motivation

MOTIVation Starts With a Motive!

Motivation makes a person become what he wants to become, and there are two main types of motivation: fear driven and positivity driven.
quit

When You Quit, Be Civilized

The day comes when not all things line up the way you want or you simply got a better offer and decided to quit. Well, this happens in all companies.
change

You Can’t Change Me

You will end up making a lot of resolutions to change, well just a common human defect. The good part is that some even achieve their resolutions.
extrovert or introvert

Extrovert or introvert

If you had to choose between being an extrovert or an introvert, whom will you choose to be? I am not saying you can do that :)
office politics

Office Politics

As much as we want to say that it doesn’t exist or that “we” don’t have it, office politics has a very important role in any organization.
train yourself

How to Train Yourself

When the company doesn’t provide the training (you think) you deserve, you always have the option to train yourself. You are responsible for your presence.
anyone

You Cannot Teach Just Anyone, To Anything

You cannot do anything, you can’t become anyone, the same as you cannot learn anything, but what matters a lot is the “teacher”.
boss

A Boss’ Challenges

The boss position comes not only with obvious benefits, but also with some nasty stuff. Well, we all choose what we wish to do with our career.
perfectionist

My Only Flaw Is That I Am a Perfectionist

I really enjoy when I ask someone (not necessarily during an interview) what is their greatest flaw and they answer: “I am a perfectionist!”
simplify

Do You Simplify or Complify Your Life

This article is about the simple things, the same things we complicate on the way, in order to look more pompous, to look good. Just simplify!
emails

What Can You Do to Receive an Answer to Emails

If you want to receive an answer to your emails you would need them to be read first of all. I know this information doesn’t help but, dooh.
calendar

The Importance of Calendar Planning

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Organizing activities in a calendar is similar to a doctor’s appointment. Imagine the chaos if all the patients would go to the doctor whenever they feel.
hire

We Hire NOW! Entry Level, Overqualified

We want to hire you now; we just have to make sure you meet a few minimum requirements. The position is at our own alternative of entry level.
sleep

If You Don’t Sleep Enough, You Mess Yourself

I know you have a super important project to finish in order to meet a DEADline and there’s no way you can get enough sleep.
doing our best

Are We Doing Our Best or Really Doing?

The phrase "We are doing our best to... “is very often, but most of the times is just bullshit - you simply didn't try hard enough.
can do

If I Want to Help You Dear Customer, I Won't Start With No Can Do

As an employee, the first commitment to the clients (internal and external) is to help - to have a can do attitude. And this is a very good starting point.
personal life

The Thin Balance Between The Personal and Professional Life Doesn’t Exist

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You cannot perfectly separate your personal from your professional life, just as you cannot say that a balanced diet means holding a kebab in each hand.
empty inbox

Tips for An Empty Inbox

Yes, you’ve read correctly, it’s not that complicated to have an empty inbox. You needn’t have to become enslaved by your email.
be on time

Be On Time No Matter What

No matter if it’s about meetings, dates, movies or DEADlines, you need to be on time. Actually, if you get there in time you are already late.