You Need a Vacation, and This is How to Make Sure all Hell Doesn't Break Loose While You're Out of the Office

You Need a Vacation, and This is How to Make Sure all Hell Doesn't Break Loose While You're Out of the Office

If you want to alleviate your worst fears about what’s going to happen when you’re out of the office, here are some business tips for you. This article is written for managers and leaders in mind, but it applies to anyone who needs to assign tasks to other people at work when they schedule a vacation or take a staycation.

Read More

If You're a Manager, This is the Reason Why You Need to Take Some Time Off This Summer

If You're a Manager, This is the Reason Why You Need to Take Some Time Off This Summer

It's vacation season, but if you're a manager with direct reports, you may not plan to take any time off this summer. That’s unfortunate, but it’s not unusual. Most American workers don’t take all their vacation days for whatever reason. You may have plenty of accrued paid time off, yet find it challenging to schedule the right time to be away from the office.

Read More

How to Be Professional When a Co-Worker's Comments Toward You Are Over the Top

How to Be Professional When a Co-Worker's Comments Toward You Are Over the Top

During your career, people are going to frustrate you, slight you, piss you off, overlook your achievements, you name it, they are going to do it. How you choose to handle those situations will say a great deal about your maturity and professionalism. It’s important to recognize that when people criticize or throw shade, taking the high road is always the best road professionally.

Read More

Here Are Perfect Reasons to Take a Career Break & Pursue Your Passions

Here Are Perfect Reasons to Take a Career Break & Pursue Your Passions

If you have been on the job for some time, and haven’t taken any significant paid time off (you know beyond a one to two-week vacation), you may reach a point where you do something drastic that you later regret. Studies show that many millennials do not take time off, so in this article, I’m going to share some work advice…

Read More

12 Ways to Simplify Your Day-to-Day and Find More Balance in Your Work-Life

12 Ways to Simplify Your Day-to-Day and Find More Balance in Your Work-Life

I came upon an interesting article the other day, and I wanted to tell you about it. I love to share new information whenever and wherever I find it, especially when I learn something too. I know most of us struggle to find work-life balance and meet the demands of our professional and personal lives.

Read More

If You Change One Thing About the Way You Work and Manage Time Change This

If You Change One Thing About the Way You Work and Manage Time Change This

Being a busy professional in a hectic workplace can be exciting and exhausting. To manage your time, you need to know what you want to accomplish and approximately how long it will take. Tracking your time for a week or two is a great way to get a sense of that. Whether it’s work or personal goals…

Read More

Ever Feel Like a Fraud? You're in Good Company.

Ever Feel Like a Fraud? You're in Good Company.

Have you ever felt like a phony? Like a fraud? Like you didn't know what the hell you were doing or how you got to a point in your career? You knew you got there legitimately but either you were damn lucky, or someone made a mistake. And as soon as they found out you didn't know what the hell you were doing…

Read More