Stop Complaining – There’s a Better Way


We complain a lot, and we all believe we have good reasons. From changes in technology to the smell of tuna sandwich in the break room, you’ll find someone with a gripe in every cubicle. But is anyone listening?  What do we really want to see come from our complaints? Continue reading

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Five Flavors of Impostor


Valerie Young is the author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It. In a previous post, I wrote about how women are much more likely to think of themselves as impostors. Men, on the other hand, tend to think … Continue reading

Monsters in the Workplace


Halloween is my favorite holiday, so I’m focused on spooks, monsters, and things that go bump in the night today. Here are some monsters you might encounter in the workplace tomorrow. Ghosting Recruiters. The term “ghosting” first appeared in the Urban Dictionary as a term referring to dating: “quietly disappearing from someone you’ve met in … Continue reading