One problem with time

. Many people have a problem with time; they can’t fit all they want to do in it. In truth, the real problem isn’t in “not having enough time”. Why? Because it’s about choices. The ones you make. As Jon Morrow puts it: “Whenever anyone complains about not having enough time, what they are actually…

What type of work are you looking for?

. One problem with finding work isn’t about not having enough offers to choose from. It’s finding something “compelling” in any of them. “What type of work are you looking for?” asked the recruiter. “Oh, whatever work you have!” replied the person on the phone. After having asked for the person’s prior work experiences, the…

Who do you want to have on your team?

. “This round of interviews is pointless” or when “what” you want someone to do isn’t enough to get the right person to join your team. One day, at a telemarketing company I worked for as a manager, we had to bring together a “special team”. It was to take care of a fundraising campaign…

About “instead of” and the power of choice

. “There are so many options to choose from. I don’t know what decision to make”. Using “instead of” between two options is one way to solve a decision-making dilemma. Here’s why. It is said that, on average, an adult makes thousands of decisions per day. Let them be about the food you eat, the…

What will you make of your day?

. “What will I do with my life?” A question that makes many people feel helpless. Yet, they’re more resourceful than they think. In big part, when they start changing their perspective on “making it”. An expression that has a few goal-related synonyms. Ones like “achieving”, “reaching” and “succeeding”, for instance. Because of its size,…