We're reviving one of my favorite traditions on this blog namely the Monday Tip. Every Monday, we'll give you one simple tool, trick, tip or idea that you can use to make yourself or your co-workers a little happier.
This week's tip is to put something … Continue Reading ››
Are you also burdened by your todo-list? Feeling the pressure of overdue items screaming at you in red? Want to stop procrastinating and do something about it?
Here's a tip from Hilda Carroll, who wrote me with a great idea that you can try this … Continue Reading ››
I don't know about you but I get a LOT of email! Even after the spam filter has done its thing I'm still more or less deluged and of course every single mail must be answered, which means I also send a lot of mails (btw: If you've sent me email … Continue Reading ››
I talk to a lot of people who are struggling to find a sense of their contribution to the workplace. They keep wondering what their role is, how they create value and, in a certain sense, what their identity is at work.
Do you know what … Continue Reading ››
I know this seems too simple to actually work, but trust me, it does!
Your mission on this Monday is to ask a co-worker, at a suitable time of your choosing, what his or her best vacation ever was. Then listen interestedly to the answer and … Continue Reading ››
Your mission this Monday is to have some fun at work. Even Tom Peters thinks this is an absolute necessity:
Don't do it [work] unless it's fun.
Make it fun. (Always possible, per me.)
Make it fun for others. (Which makes it fun/more fun for you.)
- Tom Peters … Continue Reading ››