Even if we're not materialistic people, money is a big part of our lives. It's impossible to have any security without it out -- and security, in turn, allows us to achieve our dreams and have room to be creative. But how much of the green stuff is there on earth?
Month: April 2013
If you're like most of us, finding out that your job interview has turned into a day-long affair will cycle you through just about every single one of Kubler-Ross's stages of grief: first, there will be disbelief, then rage (generally when you realize you won't have a reliable source of coffee for a few hours). Finally, in the end, you'll reach acceptance.
Why do our communications misfire so frequently when they're over email, IM, or teleconferencing? Because of lack of context, according to Keith Ferrazzi at HBR Blog Network.
Recently, someone asked Laurie Battaglia of Levo League what is was like to ask for a raise, as a woman, in the 1970s. Her reply?
A recent study from BI Norwegian Business School found that creative people are also likely to be emotionally volatile and prickly in relationships. But if this describes you, don't despair. The study also isolated several much more positive signposts of creativity.
Work is a strange place. We're paid to be there, and yet, by virtue of spending so much time with our coworkers, we almost form an ersatz family. No wonder, then, that Peter Bregman's post about what to do when you've made someone angry starts out with an anecdote involving his wife, and being late to dinner.