Creative Communications

30 May, 2008

How to maintain your Self-Esteem at work

“I don’t want to go to work today”

Do you recognize who said this? You and I, full of this stuff called ‘free-will’, give in to the incessant demands of our jobs simply because they hold over our heads the very stuff of survival, a steady paycheck.

As if constantly wrenching our individual will-power in order to be subservient to another isn’t bad enough, once we are in our work environment we encounter no small number of things which are detrimental to our physical and mental health. (more…)

28 May, 2008

Your ONLY Power in At-Will Employment

Filed under: Insights,Work Adaptations — Tags: , — Sean Canton @ 11:00 am

By Donna Cymeck
Photo By Donna Cymek
You just got that new, shiny job you’ve been lusting over. Sure, you had to sign your soul away to get it, promising on paper not to do any work in your industry 5 years after parting ways, agreeing not to ever take on a side gig, and accepting a pay-rate that is in the bottom 10th percentile, just to get in the door. You think the negotiation is over? Never.


23 May, 2008

How to use Piles Effectively

Filed under: Insights,Life Management,Mental Refinery,Publish Often,Work Adaptations — Tags: — Sean Canton @ 11:04 am

My first pile
Photo by JPKwitter

Piles of stuff are a paradox. What appears to the uninitiated as a disorderly mess, to the creator of said pile, is the quickest way to file, categorize and find items, using the intuitive and associative powers of the mind. How can a thing be both an organizational solution and a problem?


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