Leave the Office on Time and Don’t Take Your Work Home. These two lessons are true for every person who wants a long, happy, and satisfying career.
But it’s very hard to put that advice into practice. The 3 Types of Work Friends You Need Early in Your Career. Photo from Rawpixel.
Confession: I clung firmly to an “I can do things all by myself” mentality when I first started my career. I thought that if I just went to work every day, kept my head down, and did my job well, I’d successfully rise through the ranks in no time. Boy, was I wrong. After weeks of eating at my desk alone, making few to no friends, feeling overwhelmed by my work, and envying other colleagues’ work relationships, I realized that my approach wasn’t working so well. Powerful Women Told Me Getting a Dog Is the Key to Success. They Were Right. This February, I adopted a black pug named Chester.
There were a lot of good reasons for me not to get a dog. My roommates didn’t want one. My apartment, technically, didn’t allow pets. And as my father repeatedly emphasized, Chester would be a tremendous financial commitment. Research: Being Nice in a Negotiation Can Backfire. Executive Summary Negotiation experts have long confirmed the intuition that that being warm and friendly pays off at the bargaining table.
Recent research finds that people also tend to believe niceness will buy them better deals — but when put to the test, this prediction turns out to be wrong. It appears that being firm can sometimes lead to better deals, at least in a distributive or single-issue negotiation, than being warm. Whether you are making a large purchase, working on a joint project, or discussing your next promotion, you’ll likely need to negotiate. At a very basic level, in fact, nearly every interaction we have is a negotiation—an opportunity to persuade others to agree to an outcome we want.
Negotiation experts have long confirmed the intuition that that being warm and friendly pays off at the bargaining table, leading us to gain concessions and capture a larger chunk of the value. 20 Uses for Self-Compassion. Compassion by Adriel Socrates.
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Leave the Office on Time and Don’t Take Your Work Home - Darius Foroux - Pocket. How Your Relationships Can Bring Out the Best in You. To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To. Photo from CSA Images/Getty Images One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890.
In his book The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.” Your attention determines the experiences you have, and the experiences you have determine the life you live. Why Being a Jerk Can Be a Valuable Life Skill - Mark Manson - Pocket. Eighty years ago, researchers began one of the longest and most complicated projects to understand human behavior in history.
It would take almost 50 years to complete. But their work would define an entire field of psychology. It started with an idea: that people have different fundamental character traits and these character traits are inherited and stable throughout one’s life. It was the idea of personality. The problem was that there were an infinite number of human behaviors, so how could you know what was caused by someone’s personality, and what was caused by all the shit going on around them? Humans aren't designed to be happy – so stop trying. A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the fantasy that happiness is a realistic goal.
Chasing the happiness dream is a very American concept, exported to the rest of the world through popular culture. Indeed, “the pursuit of happiness” is one of the US’s “unalienable rights”. 38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent - Mental Floss - Pocket. Sometimes we must turn to other languages to find le mot juste. Here are a whole bunch of foreign words with no direct English equivalent. 1. Kummerspeck (German) Excess weight gained from emotional overeating. Literally, grief bacon. 2. 3. How we made Parks and Recreation, by Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman and Mike Schur. Amy Poehler (played Leslie Knope) Mike Schur and I worked together at Saturday Night Live; he wrote Leslie with me in mind.
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In 1902, a young, depressed, and solemn 21-year-old Albert Einstein was on the verge of giving up on his dream of becoming a physicist. Six years prior, Einstein had enrolled in a Mathematics and Physics teaching diploma at the Swiss Federal Polytechnic in Zurich, Switzerland, where he frequently skipped classes and spent his spare time wooing girls, whilst playing his violin at ladies luncheons and cocktail parties. As a result of his devil-may-care attitude, Einstein’s professors cast him aside as a lazy student destined for a mediocre career in physics. And after graduating, Einstein couldn’t get a job—in fact, he was passed over for a role as a lab assistant, and even contemplated selling insurance.
The Marriage Decision: Everything Forever or Nothing Ever Again - Wait But Why - Pocket. There’s not really any normal way to start a relationship.
Some people go on a date, and then another date, and then another, and one day it’s just clear to both of them that they’re in a relationship. Some people start seeing each other, but they keep things black and white until a “So are we doing this?” Conversation makes it official. Sometimes a platonic friendship forms first and tension builds under the surface until an unexpected kiss lights the friendship on fire.
Travel - Japan’s unusual way to view the world. Withdrawing my hands reluctantly from the slowly spinning bowl, I watched its uneven sides slowly come to a stop, wishing I could straighten them out just a little more. I was in the ancient pottery town of Hagi in rural Yamaguchi, Japan, and while I trusted the potter who convinced me to let it be, I can’t say I understood his motives. Smiling, he announced, “it has wabi-sabi” – and whisked the bowl away for firing. I sat, contemplating the lack of symmetry and wondering what on Earth he meant.
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