I’m sure this problem is not unique to Central Indiana, but since I’m based in Indianapolis I hear over and over again about local employees who have to report to two different supervisors. It’s already painful enough to deal with one boss for many workers, but what do you do if you have two?
Times have changed in Indianapolis from the days of the steno pool, where a large room was filled with employees proficient in shorthand, ready at the asking to take dictation from the boss. We don’t need to be that close to our supervisor anymore to be productive. Remote working is mainstream. And isn’t that great? […]
Having a business idea doesn’t take much effort. Acting on the idea takes up many resources. The daily grind can hurt peoples’ chances to get pass that “glass ceiling”. Constantly pushing on unbudging glass won’t make it move. If you do decide to start your own business, please weigh the alternatives. Feel confident in your […]
You wouldn’t think that a clean desk would really matter much. If you know what you’re doing, why does it matter whether your workspace is pristine or dirty? It turns out that there are two critical changes that happen when you have a clean desk.
I came across a commercial describing the supposed American dream. Actor Neal McDonough describes Europe countries “strolling” and “taking August off.” The commercial is around how American dream is to work hard and to “take only 2 weeks off in August.” The idea I took away from the commercial was not America is better than […]
Even if, you love every minute you spend at your profession, maximizing your productivity over the course of a 40-hour work week is a formidable challenge. Too often, as the week wears on, even the best workers can find their energy flagging. Nonetheless, employers expect consistent output, so find creative ways to stay productive, even […]