You probably don’t want to hear this. But you should.
Sometimes saying no to something doesn’t mean it’s inherently bad; it just means it’s not right for you at that point in your life.
Having money is great…but not if it totally overshadows everything else in your life.
It’s been a long and winding (and often crazy) road, but I’ve finally reached the Quit of Quits. I know, I don’t fully believe it yet, either.
It’s OK to do an about-face if you realize the dream you’ve been working for really isn’t your dream anymore.
My name is Cordelia, and I am a hustleraholic. But not for long…
While working for yourself has its perks, work is still work. So avoid these exclamations if you want to stay on your self-employed friend’s good side.
The typical 9-5 workplace environment comes as a bit of a slap in the face to anyone who’s made it to their 20s.
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”) […]
Some people don’t WANT to be un-miserable. So be it. You can’t save ’em all.
Hello and warm welcome to those of you stopping by from Time Management Ninja! If you’re new to CCIQ and wondering what this thing is all about, might I suggest popping on over to Cordelian Philosophy 101? You can also check out some of my other productivity-related posts or browse the categories at right for […]
“Office and Member Services Coordinator” is my official job title at the nonprofit where I work, but to me that’s just a fancy way of saying secretary. Oh excuse me, administrative professional. As a 2008 graduate with a BA in public relations from a pretty reputable school of journalism, I feel like I have definitely […]
If you’re genuinely interested in joining the league of side hustlers, I’d like let you know you’re getting yourself into…
I’ve officially requested one day off work each week to focus more on my writing—and my boss agreed to it! Here’s how I did it and what I learned from it.
In spite of popular belief (and my own personal biases), I have to admit that maybe my day job can HELP me pursue my dream job more than it can hinder it.
Why taking breaks to rest and recharge is critical to giving your best performance.
Tips and tricks for making your life easier, from the office Go-To Girl.
How to stay engaged, satisfied, and non-homicidal in a less-than-perfect job.
[Part of my mission to “live deliberately” involves ruthlessly cutting out anything that saps my time, energy or money to no good end. I’m calling these things my “Quits,” and this is one of the many items that have found themselves on my Quits List.] On Monday, I introduced you to the Results-Only Work […]
You may have noticed it in my “Cordelia Recommends” blogroll or heard me tweet on occasion about my serious crush on an initiative called the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE). ROWE is the future of work as we know it. Everything I personally believe and advocate about work, the 9-5, and living intentionally is incorporated in […]