Nat King Cole. Pinatas. Swedish meatballs. Ravioli. Gingerbread houses. These are things that come to mind when I recall my childhood Christmases. One might even say that these are a few of my favorites things, in the words of the old song from “The Sound of Music” that became an unlikely Christmas classic in its […]
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How to Manage a Micromanager
If you find yourself working for a micromanager, here are three actions you can take to get him or her off your back.
7 Reasons Why You Need a Written Life Plan
Most people wander aimlessly from week to week, with no clear destination in mind. Many are then surprised when life doesn’t turn out like they hoped. But is it any wonder?
How to Better Control Your Time by Designing Your Ideal Week
One of the ways I have learned to take control of my time is by planning My Ideal Week. I then use this as a template for planning each week.
How to Get Your Boss Off Your Back
Many years ago, I had a boss that drove me crazy. He insisted on micro-managing me. He wanted to know every move I made. I had to furnish daily status reports with every call, every conversation, every project, etc. It really got to me. I tried to be patient, but I eventually quit. I just couldn’t succeed in that environment.