For anyone who works from home, freelances, slashes, hustles, has their own business….or wants to know some of the pains you would go through if you did…I had way too much fun writing this one: 7 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Works from Home As always with Brazen posts, please […]
It’s been a while since we’ve had a good, old-fashioned ROWE-inspired rant around here. Plus, some of my holier-than-thou, “butt-at-desk-parker” coworkers have been getting on my nerves lately. So, here ya go—a nice little Why Work Sucks manifesto to start out your week : Why Keeping Track of Your Employees’ Every Last Move (a.k.a. “Presenteeism”) […]
Need a reason to be an optimism? Here are several solid ways that optimists kick pessimists in the tail, every time.
So you know I’ve been hustling to get my freelance business off the ground and soaring. And you also know I’ve taken a step closer to that by buying myself a day of breathing room each week. What you may not know (because I’ve been remiss in telling you) is what it’s been like leading […]
We all know I’ve struggled (and still struggle) with reconciling my desire to follow my dreams with my obligation to still show up for work every day. Which is why when I picked up Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job and Your Dream Job by Jon Acuff, I was super-excited. I am SO […]
My previous Brazen Life post, What Are YOU Doing for Lunch?, generated some interesting comments along the lines of, “Lunch, what’s that?” and “I’m lucky to shove a sandwich into my face as I keep working.” So, I decided to write a responding post on why breaks and other moments to rest and recharge aren’t […]
Today’s Brazen Life post comes to you courtesy of my decade-plus (dear god) of experience as a personal/administrative/executive assistant. If I’ve learned anything from this illustrious line of work, it’s how to make things run as smoothly as possible, keep the chaos to a minimum, and make everyone’s lives easier. Nicely enough, this also translates […]
Two posts in one day, kiddies! Today, I’m honored to have a guest post up at Brazen Life, a fantastic blog by the folks at Brazen Careerist aimed at young, ambitious, and kick-ass professionals looking to take their careers and their lives to the next level. You can check it out here: How to […]