When we're at work, we give 110% all the time because it is the right thing to do.
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According to a recent study by Microsoft, the average attention span has dropped from 12 seconds in 2000, down to a pathetic eight seconds today. Believe it or not, a goldfish can concentrate for nine seconds. Why can't we focus?
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The scary fact is that any of these bad career moves can be really easy to do in a moment of thoughtlessness. And they can all damage your professional reputation in ways that put your current job at risk and make finding future employment that much harder. The good news is that they can be avoided by taking a moment to think strategically before you act.
It seems the recent firestorm around the Temporary Foreign Worker program has brought out the very best, as well as the very worst, in Canadians. The program has some flaws. But we all need to take a deep breath and avoid the temptation to convict an employer based on a media story.
Are you weary? Of always "doing"......often with little to show for all your hard work? Do you just want to stop sometimes? Let the chips fall where they may. Or the mismatched socks at least. Yeah, me too. I get weary. See, I come from farmer stock. Farmers always look towards the harvest. It can be long, hard work. A few truths in relation to harvesting;