Tag: careers

Is Short-Term Thinking Standing In The Way Of Your Success?

If you’re still keeping up with your New Year’s resolutions, you deserve a high five. By the time the waning days of winter roll around, most Americans have given up on those good intentions that seemed so doable on Jan 1. If you fall into the latter camp and/or are otherwise struggling to reach your …

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Why You Shouldn’t Work On The Weekend

How do you spend a typical weekend? If your answer includes working or thinking about work, you’re in the majority. Recent survey research from Enterprise Rent-A-Car shows that almost 70% of Americans work at least one weekend/month and even if they aren’t working, 61% report they struggle with not thinking about what needs to be done at …

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Why Only Suckers Don’t Take Summer Vacations

Corporate America has an attendance problem. The problem is that most of us can’t be pried away from our desks at any cost. In fact, a survey from travel industry research firm Skift found that 41% of Americans didn’t take a single vacation day in 2015. An additional 17.4% took fewer than five days off throughout the …

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Want To Take Over The World? Schedule It For A Tuesday In August

Picture yourself in your creativity zone, where ideas can’t stop flowing and inspiration seems to come naturally. You finally solve something that has been hanging over you for weeks and now you sit back, relax, and and quietly celebrate a job well done. A lot of people want to reach this mind state, but many …

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A Primer On Self-Care For Creatives

Whoever coined the phrase “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” obviously never came up against an end-of-the-fiscal-year deadline, departmental budget cuts or the short runway of a fledgling startup. Even creatives who love the opportunity to build and share beautiful pieces of work with the world (yes, catalogs and ad …

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