Travel Thursday: How Social Media Affects Perceptions

Ah, Thursdays. The day I try to come home, but am often thwarted. Last night, I ended up stuck in Dallas overnight, so you’re getting my travel Thursday thoughts on a Friday this time ;) It’s always interesting to see people’s reaction when I tell them I work in the airline industry – it’s not really an industry that has many fans these days! And a few months ago, when David Dao was kicked off United Express 3411, people were {Read More}

Links I Love: June 18, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER The best ways to deal with narcissistic coworkers, according to a psychiatrist. (Quartz) Will You Have a Job in 10 Years? Five Visionaires Weigh In. (The Simple Dollar) Your work makes you happier than you think. (A Life of Productivity) How to Not Take Toxic Coworkers Personally. (Career Contessa) How {Read More}

Links I Love: June 11, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER Why Your Mindset Won’t Save Your Career. (Fast Company) Template Toolbox: Craft Your Easy Breezy Elevator Pitch. (Idealist Careers) How to Bolster Work Relationships When You’re Remote. (Crew Blog) Sheryl Sandberg’s Accidental Revolution. (Backchannel) How Much Time Will You Spend in Meetings this Week?. (Time Management Ninja) How to Run {Read More}

Links I Love: June 4, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER Bain and LinkedIn Partner to Help Get More Women to the Top in Business. Some interesting points in here about why the glass ceiling still exists. (Clear Admit) Creative Careers Demand Reinvention. (99U) Communicating to break through silos. (Patty Azzarello) PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 7 Easy Steps to Make Small Talk (When {Read More}

Links I Love: May 28, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER This Is How To Survive In A Toxic Workplace: 3 Secrets From Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree) The Five Types Of Impostor Syndrome And How To Beat Them. (Fast Company) Crucial for women workers to have sponsor for promotion. (The New Paper) Flexible working is making us work longer. {Read More}

Links I Love: May 21, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER How to Act Like a Boss (When You Literally Just Became the Boss). (Glamour Magazine) Boss Thinks Female Employee Might Be Ready To Handle Job She’s Been Doing For Past 2 Years. This sucks but is very true (and not limited to women). (The Onion) How to Ditch Imposter Syndrome and Apply for {Read More}

Travel Thursday: American Airlines Changes Upgrade Policy

It’s Thursday, and I’m thrilled to be on my way back to Denver tonight. Well… I guess to be more accurate, I would say that I’m thrilled to be going home. But I’m not-so-thrilled to go from the sunny beaches of Florida to the apparent winter wonderland that is Colorado right now. The power went out in my neighborhood this afternoon, it’s snowing now and supposed to continue through tomorrow, and I’m pretty worried about both the garden of annuals {Read More}

Links I Love: May 14, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER 11 interview questions from bosses that seem to have nothing to do with the job. (Business Insider) The Freedom Diagram: How To Pick Career Skills. (Medium) Why people want to work for PwC and Deloitte over Mckinsey and BCG. (eFinancial Careers) 8 Minor Career Decisions You’re Probably Overthinking Right Now. {Read More}

Links I Love: May 7, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER Here’s the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job. (Business Insider) The Jobs Americans Do. (New York Times) 5 Signs a Remote Work Lifestyle Might Be Right for You. (Crew Blog) Why Are Maker Schedules So Rare?. (Cal Newport) Seventeen’s Former Editor in Chief {Read More}

Links I Love: April 30, 2017

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy :) CAREER The Best Job Sites: Making the job of looking for a job a little easier. (The Simple Dollar) The 7 Biggest Remote Work Challenges (and How to Overcome Them). (Zapier) International Day of the Girl: How to Encourage Girls to Lead. (Lean In) The last taboo: Why women aren’t supposed {Read More}