There are dead people (among the cubicles). I should know, because I was one of them. Thanks to a festering lack of motivation at work, my last year on the job turned me into a work zombie – until I quit.
Look to your left. OK, now, look to your right. What do you see? Are you surrounded by commuter traffic or cubicles? People who would clearly rather be somewhere else? Do you feel a numbing sense of Déjà vu? If so,
OK, here’s a question: If you’re trying to achieve work-life balance, is it because you feel you have too much work, or too much “life”? (Don’t answer that, it’s a silly question. We already know the answer).
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve stared up at the glass-enclosed, diamond-encrusted C-suites of companies I’ve worked for, and wondered: “What the hell??? Seriously???” When you’re young and ambitious, you hope that your corporate executives are smart and capable captains of the ship,
One of my best friends from college, Bob, came over for dinner last week. We were discussing my plans to quit my job and take a Family Gap Year in South America, and he said something that really stuck with me.
There are only a few things in this life that we can count on as sure things. People always mention Death and Taxes, but there’s another big one that’s about to hit the fan: Change. Change is constant, and if you’re not prepared for it,
Have you ever wanted to fire your boss? What if you could? Tell your boss to go F*** herself. Just walk away, and not be concerned about the consequences. If you really burn bridges like that, you may need enough money to cover your expenses for a couple of years –