If you’ve ever watched a sci-fi movie or a thriller that takes place at sea, you know about an essential plot device called “the escape hatch.” It’s what the hero uses to get out of the burning wreck in the nick of time. Wouldn’t it be great to have an escape hatch at work?
If I were to be entirely honest, I would say I am a “recovering perfectionist.” Once you have the idea of what it means for something to be flawless, it’s very difficult to accept anything less in the future. However, there is much more value in abandoning the idea of perfect work in favor of […]
All of us struggle with motivation at work. We sometimes find ourselves staring at the clock, checking the latest sports scores, or chatting with co-workers. What does it mean to get bored at work? On the one hand, it’s tempting to blame employee attitude. Of course work isn’t always exciting! That’s why you get paid […]
We all know what it’s like when we are the victim of injustice at the office. Maybe your boss takes credit for a project where you did most of the work. Perhaps a coworker gets special treatment that you find unfair. Or maybe it just seems like you’re always getting the worst assignments. There’s a […]