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Book Review: Designing Your Work Life

By |2020-07-17T19:54:13+00:00July 16th, 2020|Book review, job satisfaction|

Designing Your Work Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans In their long-awaited follow-up to their bestseller, Designing Your Life, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans of Stanford University want to help you love the job you have, before you try to leave it. The first book grew out of a popular course the authors [...]

Journaling Prompts to Inspire a Better Work Life

By |2019-08-02T13:53:31+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Career Exploration, job satisfaction|

When you're feeling down about your job, it can be so tempting to jump quickly to the next job. Sociopaths find their way to management positions, colleagues melt down, companies downsize at the drop of a hat. We find ourselves pivoting so often we make ourselves dizzy. We become disorganized in our thinking about [...]

What Researchers Have Learned about Following Your Passion

By |2018-10-05T15:07:07+00:00October 5th, 2018|Career Exploration, job satisfaction|

If you haven’t seen the latest research from Carol Dweck and her colleagues, who pioneered work in the value of Growth Mindset in education, you’re going to want to check this out. (Thanks CNBC for highlighting this research) The research results released this summer show that people who believe in [...]

Your Problems Aren’t Unique (And That’s a Good Thing)

By |2018-01-02T11:13:33+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Career Change, job satisfaction|

Martin Barak | Unsplash Our problems aren't so special. We think they are. We think no one has faced anything so complex. No one has a boss this crazy, a job this hectic, an email inbox filled with so many requests. If our problems are special, it's a great excuse to avoid solving [...]

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How Much Is A Good Commute Worth?

By |2017-10-09T12:40:50+00:00October 9th, 2017|General, job satisfaction|

Nadeel Syed | Unsplash Probably more than we think. Columbia, Md, is the 27th most congested city in the nation, with drivers losing 32 hours a year sitting in bad traffic, according to a recent study. For my clients in my area, a long commute is almost a given. I talk to people who [...]

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Questions to Ask to Boost Job Satisfaction

By |2016-02-08T20:16:17+00:00February 8th, 2016|General, job satisfaction|

© Bellemedia | Dreamstime Stock Photos When you're going through a rough patch at work, it can be tempting to doubt your entire career. One bad day leads to another, and before you know it, you're regretting leaving med school for the marketing job that you've enjoyed for years. Before you start to [...]

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