Exhausted by the number of decisions you have to make every day? ‘Decision fatigue’ is a real psychological state, so you’re not alone. What can you do about it? Go on a decision-making diet.
We all know letting people work remotely can make them happier. Technology is making it easier for more people to add ‘WFH’ (Working From Home) to their instant messenger status at work. But is it a realistic idea for people working in corporations?
Saying ‘no’ doesn’t make you an arsehole. That’s just one of the things that Sarah Knight’s taught us recently. She’s the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck which is not just a book – it’s her approach to life.
It’s not about being negative or apathetic – it’s about making a ‘f*ck-budget’ in order to become more selective about what you devote your time an energy to.
Most of us were taught to write their first CV at school, probably by a teacher that had never applied for a job outside of education.
If your CV sticks to the timeless conventions from textbooks of old (or Word templates), you’ve probably got some unnecessary and irritating information in your CV.
Some of my most rewarding voluntary work has been as trustee of a charity – helping the organisation make good business decisions that benefit its cause. Over the years, I’ve gained more than the warm-and-fuzzy feelings I initially signed up for. Being a trustee has helped my career and helped me attract clients.