Useful Career Tool: Look for Partial Mentors

There are two kinds of people you can look up to. The first are the all-encompassing mentors. The people whose careers are ahead of yours, who have businesses with ten times your revenues, with fancier titles and more impressive accomplishments on their resume. These kinds of mentors are great: they inspire, motivate and can offer […]

Bored with Your Job? The Recipe for Enjoying Your Work

Endlessly boring meetings. Frustrating clients. Work that seems to pile up endlessly and never get done. There’s plenty of reasons to dislike work, but the state of stressful, near-constant distraction tops the list for many. Compare that to the state of flow, described by psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. The state when the outside world fades away […]