Category Archives: Getting Unstuck at Work

Finding your passion at work

“What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” — Bob Dylan Far and away the best prize that life offers … Continue reading

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Is it really easier to find a job when you already have one?

Everyone always says, “Don’t quit a job without another one – it’s easier to find a job when you already have one.” Is that true? Nah. From my perspectives as a former hiring manager and a current job seeker, I … Continue reading

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I quit my job without another

A zen saying tells us to “leap and the net will appear.” I lept. Only time will tell where and how the net appears for me. This week I officially gave my resignation notice to my employer of 12 and … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster of Life Called Sigmoid

Dear Reader, meet Sigmoid. Sigmoid, meet a world of people struggling to change or deal with change. I’m getting to know Sigmoid well these days as I realize how much insight his snake-like curves have into my life and my … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed at work? A 4-step Weekly Challenge No. 5.

My light week of blog posts may give you a clue as to how busy I’ve been at work lately. So when I found the following article on getting unstuck at work via four simple steps, it seemed like a … Continue reading

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Be the Change You Wish to See in Your Workplace: Weekly Challenge No. 4

It’s said that a rotten apple can spoil the bushel, and a rising tide can float boats. Can a small shift in attitude by one or two employees create a sea change in the larger group? In this week’s exercise, … Continue reading

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Burned out on your job? 10 surefire tactics to survive being stuck in a work rut

The Great Recession has impacted the work lives of more than just those who lost their jobs. Surveys have revealed increasingly high work dissatisfaction rates for the employed. The recession has forced many workers to face longer hours, lower pay, … Continue reading

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Idea File: Get Unstuck By… Starting Your Own Business

If you’re feeling stuck in your career or in a dead-end job, then perhaps creating your own opportunity is in order. The Wall Street Journal offers 10 good reasons to start your own business in 2011.

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