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The Joylessness of Repetition

November 24, 2011


I’ve recently been on a crusade. A crusade where I would travel to the far off lands of my habitual existence to wipe out the cursed demons that are the repetitive and tiring chores of living. Ok, so I’ve tried to make this exercise of rationalising my life more interesting and fun through my child-like […]

Beware the Distraction Devil

November 15, 2011


People are just too kind at work! No really they are. You may think you’re not because you don’t slave away on the weekend baking cookies that children can only dream of, only to bring them into work for your work colleagues, but you probably give something even more valuable. Your time and focus. These […]

Does This Gross You Out?

November 7, 2011


Personalities at Work: Part 2 These guys make you wince and wonder how their mother brought them up to be so.  They’re the people, that amongst work mates, you’ll have a laugh and joke about. However as you’re having a laugh about them, you’ll also be crying inside at how you’re going to have to […]

Decide Your Way To Management

November 5, 2011


Becoming the Manager Part 2 You hopefully read Part 1 this series about showing some initiative and how, if you do it right, you’ll start edging towards the management limelight.  Well the next key skill I think you need to have is the ability to effectively make decisions.  Sounds pretty simple right?  Guess what, it is!  […]

Becoming The Manager Part 1

October 30, 2011


So you’ve been doing your job for a while and you’re looking to make the next step of hopefully doing fewer menial tasks, more meaningful work and of course, making that bit of extra coin.  That next step is management and for some is an easy progression due to lack of competition or a surge […]