Issue 45– April 13, 2018 You guessed it: it’s happy birthday to me today, Friday the 13th. A day to think about what makes for happiness. For me, it’s a day to be grateful for the many gifts I’ve received all year — the love of family, an amazing husband, an opportunity to do work I’m
There’s a lot of happy talk lately, perhaps in reaction to a stressful political climate. But it seems as if more and more people are in search of happiness and striving to tell others how to achieve it at work, home, rest and play. Investment Zen recently asserted the notion recently
Washington Post publisher and owner Katharine Graham reportedly once said, “To love what you do and feel that it matters, how can anything be more fun?” Agreed, not all of us love our work every second of every day. Nor are most of us rushing off to the bathroom to weep or call a frie
None of us can grin from ear to ear every minute of every day at work. But being happy with what we do professionally matters. Still, we wonder, is achieving happiness at work a goal or a natural byproduct of meaningful work? It’s a topic we have tackled before at Take The Lead
“I realized I was not living my life, my life was living me.” A colleague in her own mid-career path told me that recently when explaining why she decided to switch jobs and embark on a new career that would allow more flexibility, working from her home office. She was taking a risk,
You break up with someone who does not make you happy. Same is true for young women in the workplace: You move on to another job if your current place isn’t doing it for you, your career goals and your vision of a professional life with meaning. Regardless of the stereotypes about mil
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