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  • Ban “Busy” (And What We Should Say Instead)

    I feel like I’m hearing a common theme lately when it comes to workplace conversation– can you spot it? “I’m so busy.” “I have so much going on.” “My calendar is…

  • Diary of a Week Attempting to be Thrifty

    Sunday: I’m going to the grocery store to buy all provisions for the week. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks– there will be nothing else I need to spend money on. This will be…

  • The Lost Art of Listening

    I was talking to a friend the other day about a problem I was having. I finished pouring my heart out to him only for him to respond aloofly with, “Yeah,…

  • How to Deal With a Bully at Work

    I am currently working with one of the biggest bullies I’ve ever met. We’ll call him “Brutus.” (That is his real name. I hate him that much. Just kidding!) Brutus is truly…

  • One Notebook to Rule Them All

    Anyone else a former Blue’s Clue’s watcher? I loved watching that show when I was little.  I used to play along with Steve by taking down the clues we found in…