Meaningful work

Detecting or Inventing Your Mission

Detecting or Inventing Your Mission

“Everyone has his own specific vocation in life. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated. Thus...

60 Hour Work Week — Can You Survive it?

60 Hour Work Week — Can You Survive it?

In the 80s while I was an account executive for AT&T most people in my organization worked normal (for then)...

10 Ways Employers Can Help Their Employees To Be Happy at Work

10 Ways Employers Can Help Their Employees To Be Happy at Work

Employees that are happy at work are more productive and less likely to look for another job*.  They also can...

10 Tips for Being a Productive Member of a Team/Committee

10 Tips for Being a Productive Member of a Team/Committee

You have probably been asked to serve on a committee or team.  When possible it is important to choose those...

Perfectionism – Is it a strength or a weakness?

Perfectionism – Is it a strength or a weakness?

Recently a reader wrote this to me, “I am still bothered when people call me a perfectionist. In school, people...