What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Most of us have had the experience of working for a bad boss or alongside the WORST group of co-workers.

For various reasons, you may find yourself surrounded with people who feel threatened by others’ success, folks who get drunk on power, or leadership that gets so wrapped up in details that they forget to plan for the bigger picture. Lack of developing staff, lack of support, lack of resources. Lack of talent, lack of communication, lack of growth. Bad, bad, bad situations.

Been there, got the t-shirt.

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An Anonymous Year

It all started innocently enough. It was my Dad’s birthday month last year, and I came across an anonymous gag gift. Send your friend an eggplant with any message on it. Sure to delight, so funny, completely anonymous! I was sold. And I knew just who my intended target would be.

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How To Multi-Task: 5 Steps For Improving This Skill

In my younger days, I had a difficult time multi-tasking. Breaking concentration in order to attend to a more pressing matter caused me to lose focus, and honestly I think we are all better at focusing on one thing with our full attention. However, in today’s society we are called in our jobs, home life, and families to attend frequently to more than one matter at a time. Thus, multi-tasking is a skill that you can and should work to improve. Here are five suggestions to help you improve upon this skill.

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