7 Things to Do on Sunday for a More Productive Week

Picture the scenario. It’s Monday morning. You can barely drag yourself out of bed. You’re exhausted. You get ready for work, barely making it out the door on time. You don’t have a lunch packed, so you’ll grab some fast food on your lunch hour. You sit down at your desk and sigh. Your desk is a mess because you couldn’t wait to get out the door on Friday afternoon. Your email inbox is full, more junk mail than work mail. It’s going to be a long day. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? We’ve all been there. But it doesn’t have to be that way....more

7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Work You Love

Are you doing work that you absolutely love? If not, why? There are as many answers to this question as the number of people who are asked. So, instead of focusing on the reasons why you are not doing work you absolutely love doing, let’s look at the reasons why you should. 1.  Your health will improve....more

Your Teen's First Job

 When my son got his first job, I wasn't prepared.  We were so preoccupied with finding jobs and filling out applications, I wasn't really ready for anything else beyond that.  The "we'll cross that bridge when we get there" attitude doesn't work with this situation! It takes good planning and patience.What we learned  they will need:A resume (with a cover letter for good measure)Black ink pensAn email address...more

Dream Job: Good or Bad?

Few days ago we went for drinks with our friends, and along with the topics of dogs, stupid people, dreams, travels and so on, we discussed dream job. And mostly there were two question: Does it exist? and Is it good?...more

Do What Makes You Happy

Another birthday is around the corner and I have been thinking about the events around the world and in my own life these last few weeks. During these moments of reflection, my thoughts keep circling back to two significant points....more

Why I hate the word "frugal".

I hate the word “frugal”.  I shouldn’t.  It’s a good word.  Yet, I cringe every time someone calls me frugal, because let’s face it, 9 times out of 10, they aren’t complimenting me....more

Your boss asks you to do more than agreed upon: What do you do?

Whenever I post here, it's usually to share information with others. Today, however, I would love to hear your thoughts about what an employee should do when asked to do more than he should.My friend, also a fresh grad like I am, just got accepted as a social media manager. We were so happy for him because he thrives on the internet. To him, getting paid to manage Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram was like getting paid to breathe!...more