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Project management


Wikipedia says that “project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.” Haven’t you been doing all of the above since you were in school? Even the simple task of completing one’s homework would fall under this definition. Homemakers do…
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You can’t get away from procrastination


I procrastinate. A lot. It’s not that I don’t want to arrange my overflowing closet, or don’t want to proof that 150-word invitation … it’s just that I don’t feel like it. It’s not urgent, appealing, or motivating enough for me to dive right in and take care of it. I recognize when I…
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Resignation letters 101

resignation photo

Resigning from a job is never a pleasant time — regardless of whether or not it was a tough decision. Some jobs you just can’t wait to get out of. Others you think long and hard about before calling it quits. Whether it’s a breeze to arrive at that decision or it’s a torture,…
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Evaluate your manager

360-degree Feedback

I have been working as a writer/editor for a decade but have still to fill up a review form for a supervisor. While employee performance reviews are all too common (regardless of their questionable need and applicability), the reverse review where a subordinate can provide honest feedback to a supervisor aren’t. I’m not sure…
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Professionalism matters

No Whining Allowed

I am surprised at how many people lack professional etiquette in the workforce. Too many unprofessional encounters have led me to believe it’s because people don’t quite understand what professionalism is. So, here goes: 1. Dress appropriately: There’s not much latitude when it comes to office attire in a regular cubicle environment. While niche…
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I want it all. I want it now

Instant Gratification

I have been watching some afternoon television the last couple of days (thanks to this never-ending plague-like sickness) and in between all the sanctimonious advice, the rampant love affairs, and the extreme makeovers I see one message over and over again: You can have it all. And hold on, if you call in the…
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