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Find More Career Happiness in 2018

  Welcome to your job search, 2018! Did you know that being more aware of your natural habits and tendencies can bring you more happiness and productivity in your career? In service to you, I thought I’d start the year off with some of the best productivity ideas I’ve read recently – simple ways of thinking about how each of us goes about our day that can have a big impact on the pleasure and satisfaction we derive from our activities, both at work and at play.…

The Interest You Left Behind

We all have subjects that particularly interest us, that capture our attention. It could be a skill, a hobby or just a topic you follow very closely. Try taking note of the articles that attract you online or in the newspaper and you’ll have your answer. Have you incorporated that interest into the job you have today? As much as we are told, to use a trite term, to “follow our passion”, many times life leads us down a different path and we leave that interest behind.…

It’s Always About Work

Do you find that your feelings about your work spill over into your free time–the time you’ve specially reserved to relax and do non work-related activities? It’s amazing how work touches everything we do: if things are going well with work, time off is more fun. If work has taken a downturn, well, watch out. Make no mistake: because our work is what we spend so much of our time and energy doing, and because our long-term prosperity is tied to it, it tends to form an important part of our identity.…

It's Always About Work

Do you find that your feelings about your work spill over into your free time–the time you’ve specially reserved to relax and do non work-related activities? It’s amazing how work touches everything we do: if things are going well with work, time off is more fun. If work has taken a downturn, well, watch out. Make no mistake: because our work is what we spend so much of our time and energy doing, and because our long-term prosperity is tied to it, it tends to form an important part of our identity.…