It is magnificent to realize when you are looking for a job that some things are worth holding on to and some things need to be let go. When a person works for a living, whether as an employee, a freelancer or an entrepreneur, from time to time, she will need to look for work. Often long periods of time have passed since the last time a person has been on a job search to the current job search. During the interim, often changes have taken place in the industry. Technology, the passage of time and the changes in culture around the world change what is required and what is acceptable in the workplace. In order to be successful in your search for a job, freelance assignment search or search for clients for your business, you must learn what old habits are worth holding on to and which things need to be let go. More »
It is terrific to know that you can stop procrastination by realizing that some stuff just isn’t that important. Procrastination is that thing that makes you put something on hold until a later date. It is an idea almost everyone on earth knows and understands. In fact, it is so common a problem that almost every school child learns the expression, “never put off for tomorrow what you can do today.” More »
Some people find serenity one day per week by reviewing the news they have missed during the course of the week. If you are one of those people, this is the place for you! Here are the things we covered on Janeane’s World this week.
This post was inspired by Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking) by OKCupid co-founder Christian Rudder, where he analyzes online data to find out that people who prefer beer are more likely to have sex on a first date. Join From Left to Write on October 9th as we discuss Dataclysm. As a member, I received a copy of the book for review purposes.
It is wonderful to sit down and examine the numbers behind our thoughts, ideas and opinions. Numbers, numbers, numbers. I really like numbers. I am the kind of person who does Calculus for fun at home when I am bored. (Though with four kids, a husband, a dog and a cat, I don’t get bored often.) Often people are surprised to learn I like numbers because I like reading and writing so much. More »