The role of the executive is undoubtedly a demanding, and concurrently stressful, position. From an outside perspective, it is often difficult to perceive the heavy and intricate workload with which executives must contend. Both in and out of the office, those in high-level executive positions […]
Women’s roles in the workplace have rapidly shifted in the past few decades. Roles that were once reserved exclusively for men are now being filled more and more frequently by women. Of course, progress is a process and there is still a great deal of […]
Work, as a cultural dynamic, has something of an interesting place in American society. Throughout the latter half of the previous century, ‘work’ was the subliminal metric by which we measured ourselves and others in terms of utility, worth, even social status. To this day, […]
In America, the 5-day, 40-hour work week (at minimum) is such a contemporary standard that to do less can make some professionals begin to feel uncomfortable. After all, how can you land that next promotion or capitalize on that new opportunity if you aren’t demonstrating […]
There’s no way around it; the truth is, we learn through our past experiences, including our mistakes. This is especially true in the workplace, where very few individuals gain higher ranking positions within their companies without having made a few missteps along the way.
However, from […]
Let’s begin by being crystal clear: Your initial priorities should be your well-being and the advancement of your career. Indeed, opportunities for genuine growth – both personal and professional – are never to be overlooked. There is an obvious distinction, however, between personal growth and […]
“Ennui: a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction : boredom” — Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Why do people get bored at work?
“That,” as William Shakespeare pointed out, “is the question!” We may have a job with a satisfactory income; a good commute, where we never get stuck in traffic; we’re […]
“Favorable or desired outcome; also: the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence”, is the official “Merriam-Webster” definition of success. While we all know the denoted meaning of the word, success, in reality, each of us has own view of how it fits into our lives.
Success is a […]