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Are We Addicted to Multitasking?

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Are we addicted to multitasking? Does it hurt productivity, or help it? How does it affect our work, and our brains? And despite all the research, is it something we can give up in the realities of today’s workplace?

Does it Really Work? What Happens When You Risk It

Friday, November 13th, 2009

There’s something to be said for planning. Being a strategic thinker is one of my top strengths according to the results of my Strength’s Finder test. On top of that, there’s ideation, which shows up in the fact that ideas fascinate me and I weave threads of connection between ideas, events, even people that may [...]

12 Daily Must-Dos for PR & New Media Pros (Plus a Challenge)

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

In my new role, social media is officially a part of my title. And so is managing. These two things along would be plenty to fill the week, but right now, the demands of time mean there’s also a lot more on my plate. Since corporate communications is the other part of my job, I [...]

How to Talk About Change at Work

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

It’s like clockwork. Every thirty days or so for the last five months, a seismic shift at work.
What I’m focusing on is that I’ve learned a fair amount already. Both observation and mounting experience are incredible mentors in a pinch. Along the way, I realize that I’m learning some things at a breakneck pace, but [...]

Integrity Matters Everywhere

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

At Work
One thing I know right now about the world of work is this: it’s stressful.
No matter who you are or what you’re doing, I’m sure you can relate. There are certainly signs of hope in the economy, but reality is, not one of us is standing on completely solid ground.
And it’s hard in the [...]

Where’s the Line? Professional Gets Personal for Women

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

In the world of personal branding, the emphasis on branding your name is understandably strong. One of the first steps to branding yourself online is always to snag your name’s URL – or the closest substitute you can find. To market yourself, your brand name, online, your best bet is to write, [...]

The Trouble With Paying Dues

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

“It’s going to be at least a year, isn’t it?” His eyes are full of impatience, frustration, and maybe even a dose of fear. After all, it was just a year ago that he was spending every waking moment of our first few months as a married couple penciling, inking, lettering, printing, making the perfect [...]

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