‘Tis the Season to Prove You’re an Irreplaceable Employee! By Ritika Trikha, CareerBliss Writer, on December 11, 2012 Things are always a little hectic at the office during the holidays — what with all the parties, vacations, gift-giving and… Read More
Right Now all You Need to Be is ‘Directionally Correct’” It’s the first week of December and I’m guessing in thirty days there will be any number of people who are feeling crummy that they’ve already broken their new year’s… Read More
It You’re Not Grateful for It, Maybe It’s Time for the Old Heave Ho As you’ve likely noticed, this week is a time when everybody has a lot to say about being thankful for this and that– and that’s wonderful. In addition, my plan… Read More
Beware The “Have to’s” Recently, I’ve made a point of flagging ‘have-to’ statements—my own and others’. What do these sound like? “We have to get together.” “I have to get you that information.” “I… Read More
Don’t Compare Your Behind-the-Scenes to Other People’s Highlight Reel I don’t know about you, but these days I’m feeling overwhelmed. Adding Sandy, the election, and a nor’easter to the regular business of work and life has left me feeling… Read More
When We Don’t Make Anything Wrong I rarely re-post others’ columns—I generally have too much to say myself—but ever since I read this piece a month ago I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it.… Read More
What’s Your Mutt? A few years ago, I went to the ASPCA with a friend who was getting a dog. I was not. This is, of course, why I left with a dog.… Read More
A (Possibly) New Take on “Let it Go” How often have you been mid-bitch-session on something that’s making you crazy only to have a friend say to you,“You really need to let it go.” In my case, this… Read More
Make Skype Stupendous As more and more people do interviews and give lectures vis Skype I thought it would be helpful to put together a quick ‘cheat sheet’ on how to make sure… Read More
Wow Your Brand: A True Story There’s a proverb, “Shoemakers’ children go barefoot and doctors’ wives die young”: an old fashioned way of saying that sometimes we are so focused on taking care of our clients… Read More