Or work from home and keep 'em guessing...
Counseling – any kind of counseling – can be an essential lifeline for people who don’t know which way to go, or if they have questions and don’t know where to go for answers. I feel strongly about this as I’ve done personality tests online and they all say I should be a counselor. So, … Continue reading On Careers Counseling
I'm calling this as the Next Big Thing: after the home office, the standing desk, and all those other "advances" in working in an office, this has to be the best yet. The Outdoor Office. I don't actually know what's going on here, but there's clearly been a lot of filing done. And that's an … Continue reading Outdoor Office
As someone who works from home these days, I am largely free from workplace drama and craziness. But it hasn't always been the case. Craziest thing that happened at work? Well, there was the time when one co-worker found an actual tarantula in the parking lot. And captured it in a small container. And brought … Continue reading On Office Work
You crazy Americans work longer and, maybe, harder than comparative first world countries and it's insane. We have only a finite time on this earth and somehow you have perfected the system where there's an agreed-upon dollar value for each hour of your life, so you can sell it to corporations, store owners, and anyone … Continue reading It’s a Perfect (Work) Day
After I started my new job, I kept my head down for a few months and then decided to have a no-reason day off. So I did. I took my wife to my favorite Chinese place for lunch. And then Fate sent me this message. I will never be tempted again, I promise. Save
In the early days, just about the only kind of writing that ever made me money was the kind that, in this age of digital publishing, is now almost-sorta-kinda legitimate. That’s to say, I was writing 50 Shades of Grey before it was cool. That’s to say again, but a little clearer, I was being … Continue reading On Opportunities Not Taken