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  • Advancement
    hours at your job you will have no time and energy left to take proper care of yourself You won t find the time to exercise eat foods that fuel your body or get enough sleep Skipping on these three elements of a healthy lifestyle is a recipe for illness Moreover spending too much time at work will leave you feeling worn out and stressed Again high levels of stress are a recipe for illness In the long run nobody can keep up a crazy work schedule Whether it happens sooner or later you will get ill and working yourself until you collapse is not something that will impress anybody at work 2 Working too hard will damage your creativity You need time off from work to reframe and refocus If your work schedule is so hectic that you have no time left at all for any of your hobbies your imagination will simply dry up In The Art of Thought Graham Wallace analyzed the creative process of famous scientists He found out that an important step in the process is incubation a time period during which thoughts are in the back of someone s mind and sitting aside in

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  • Damage Career
    no time and energy left to take proper care of yourself You won t find the time to exercise eat foods that fuel your body or get enough sleep Skipping on these three elements of a healthy lifestyle is a recipe for illness Moreover spending too much time at work will leave you feeling worn out and stressed Again high levels of stress are a recipe for illness In the long run nobody can keep up a crazy work schedule Whether it happens sooner or later you will get ill and working yourself until you collapse is not something that will impress anybody at work 2 Working too hard will damage your creativity You need time off from work to reframe and refocus If your work schedule is so hectic that you have no time left at all for any of your hobbies your imagination will simply dry up In The Art of Thought Graham Wallace analyzed the creative process of famous scientists He found out that an important step in the process is incubation a time period during which thoughts are in the back of someone s mind and sitting aside in a sort of stew If you keep on working on your projects without leaving time and space for incubation you will not come up with any novel ideas See Full Story on www lifehack org Filed Under Career Progression Tagged With Advancement Career Damage Career Reputation Working too hard 5 Things You Didn t Know Could Possible Damage Your Career 7 June 2013 by Digital Curator Leave a Comment Some of the ways you could damage your career are obvious poor work performance shouting at your boss and stealing from the company are all pretty well known career harmers But there are less obvious things you might

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  • How to Manage People You Don’t Like
    t like But it s your job to manage people and their skills and that means finding a way to bring out the best in them to get the job done and not lose your last shred of sanity Here are some of the ways you can manage these difficult people and redirect them to more positive behavior as outlined in Dealing With People You Can t Stand by Rick Brinkman and Rick Kirschner Root out discontent If you ve got an employee who is like a sniper in the bushes just waiting to take a shot don t ignore him If you get a snide comment address it in a neutral tone Try asking When you say that what are you really trying to say Be aggressive and direct with such an employee to keep the situation from growing worse Often this will allow you to then direct the person in a more positive way Stand up to pushy employees These aggressive types may begin arguing pointing out the strength of their position and trying to get others to cave in In this case you ve got to interrupt the tirade by saying the person s name calmly about three times Then quickly backtrack what you heard as the main point of the person s argument and move on to the bottom line By outlining how you think the outcome can be achieved you keep the process moving forward in a positive way without letting the aggressive employee completely hijack the discussion Listen to the whiners This can be unpleasant but necessary if you ve got someone who complains that nothing is right and there are no solutions Write down the complaints and tactfully interrupt the person to get specifics Then ask for the whiner s help and shift

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  • Manage People you don’t like
    of people you don t like But it s your job to manage people and their skills and that means finding a way to bring out the best in them to get the job done and not lose your last shred of sanity Here are some of the ways you can manage these difficult people and redirect them to more positive behavior as outlined in Dealing With People You Can t Stand by Rick Brinkman and Rick Kirschner Root out discontent If you ve got an employee who is like a sniper in the bushes just waiting to take a shot don t ignore him If you get a snide comment address it in a neutral tone Try asking When you say that what are you really trying to say Be aggressive and direct with such an employee to keep the situation from growing worse Often this will allow you to then direct the person in a more positive way Stand up to pushy employees These aggressive types may begin arguing pointing out the strength of their position and trying to get others to cave in In this case you ve got to interrupt the tirade by saying the person s name calmly about three times Then quickly backtrack what you heard as the main point of the person s argument and move on to the bottom line By outlining how you think the outcome can be achieved you keep the process moving forward in a positive way without letting the aggressive employee completely hijack the discussion Listen to the whiners This can be unpleasant but necessary if you ve got someone who complains that nothing is right and there are no solutions Write down the complaints and tactfully interrupt the person to get specifics Then ask for the whiner

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  • 5 Mistakes Smart People Make at Work
    if your boss is judging the success of your role exclusively by how quickly you process sales orders you could end up falling short of that mark Too often people are out of sync with their boss about which pieces of their performance matter most and are frustrated when they don t get recognition for doing a good job on X when their boss wants Y 2 Shutting down the first time you fail If you re going to advance in your career you re going to have to take on new challenges and some of them will be tough But if you re used to being the smart one and things have always come easily to you you might not have built up the skills you need for when things are hard like persevering in the face of obstacles and working hard to master something You might take failure at a new type of project or responsibility as a sign that you re not cut out to do it instead of putting the energy and time in working to get better at it Someone who has always had to work hard at doing well and who therefore has developed

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  • 5 Mistakes Smart People
    doing it well but if your boss is judging the success of your role exclusively by how quickly you process sales orders you could end up falling short of that mark Too often people are out of sync with their boss about which pieces of their performance matter most and are frustrated when they don t get recognition for doing a good job on X when their boss wants Y 2 Shutting down the first time you fail If you re going to advance in your career you re going to have to take on new challenges and some of them will be tough But if you re used to being the smart one and things have always come easily to you you might not have built up the skills you need for when things are hard like persevering in the face of obstacles and working hard to master something You might take failure at a new type of project or responsibility as a sign that you re not cut out to do it instead of putting the energy and time in working to get better at it Someone who has always had to work hard at doing well and

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  • Mistakes
    hire Hire them for the job Don t focus on the flexibility at all suggests FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton Fell If they keep bringing up the flexibility in the interview then that s a red flag In other words those who prize the idea of flexibility above all else are more committed to their needs than anything else including a job You pay too much attention to Yahoo Yahoo has become the poster child for What is Wrong With Telecommuting when the issues were much more complicated But managers at other companies will seize upon such anecdotes and proclaim No telecommuting Ever That s shortsighted and can lead to losing some valuable workers or potential new talent It s better to think about your company culture and your team so your workers don t become resentful of your attitude Think about it Many employees are already telecommuting with the amount of time they spend taking care of business at home See Full Story on quickbase intuit com Filed Under Entrepreneurship Tagged With Employees Manages Mistakes Remote Locations Remote Workers Workers 5 Mistakes Smart People Make at Work 3 March 2014 by Digital Curator Leave a Comment You might be the smartest and most capable person on your team at work but that doesn t always mean that your career will go well Smart people make serious workplace mistakes too ones that can have lasting implications for their careers Here are five mistakes smart people can be in danger of making at work 1 Not understanding what your boss values most It doesn t matter how great you are at doing any particular thing if your boss s priorities lie elsewhere You might be great at say building relationships with customers and might pour loads of time into doing it well but if your boss is judging the success of your role exclusively by how quickly you process sales orders you could end up falling short of that mark Too often people are out of sync with their boss about which pieces of their performance matter most and are frustrated when they don t get recognition for doing a good job on X when their boss wants Y 2 Shutting down the first time you fail If you re going to advance in your career you re going to have to take on new challenges and some of them will be tough But if you re used to being the smart one and things have always come easily to you you might not have built up the skills you need for when things are hard like persevering in the face of obstacles and working hard to master something You might take failure at a new type of project or responsibility as a sign that you re not cut out to do it instead of putting the energy and time in working to get better at it Someone who has always had to work hard at doing well and who therefore has

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  • Workplace
    of years of hierarchical power structures and remains unchanged because these structures can be linked to survival advantages in the workplace The beliefs and behaviors that go along with them he writes are ingrained in our collective corporate DNA Why do traditional power structures have such staying power One reason is that hierarchies still work Pfeffer writes that relationships with bosses still matter for people s job tenure and opportunities as do networking skills He notes that research shows hierarchies also deliver practical and psychological value in part by fulfilling deep seated needs for order and security Another is that individuals who believe in their own competence and above average qualities are more likely to take action at work says Pfeffer Taking action on the job provides opportunities for success and success means advancement at the company including more power and control over others perpetuating a hierarchical structure See Full Story on www gsb stanford edu Filed Under Reviews Tagged With CEO Delineated Power Hierarchies Jeffrey Pfeffer Workplace 5 Mistakes Smart People Make at Work 3 March 2014 by Digital Curator Leave a Comment You might be the smartest and most capable person on your team at work but that doesn t always mean that your career will go well Smart people make serious workplace mistakes too ones that can have lasting implications for their careers Here are five mistakes smart people can be in danger of making at work 1 Not understanding what your boss values most It doesn t matter how great you are at doing any particular thing if your boss s priorities lie elsewhere You might be great at say building relationships with customers and might pour loads of time into doing it well but if your boss is judging the success of your role exclusively by how quickly you process sales orders you could end up falling short of that mark Too often people are out of sync with their boss about which pieces of their performance matter most and are frustrated when they don t get recognition for doing a good job on X when their boss wants Y 2 Shutting down the first time you fail If you re going to advance in your career you re going to have to take on new challenges and some of them will be tough But if you re used to being the smart one and things have always come easily to you you might not have built up the skills you need for when things are hard like persevering in the face of obstacles and working hard to master something You might take failure at a new type of project or responsibility as a sign that you re not cut out to do it instead of putting the energy and time in working to get better at it Someone who has always had to work hard at doing well and who therefore has developed more perseverance muscle than you will often be inclined to simply

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