What are your standards to do your best work?

. You never hear someone say “I quit my job because I couldn’t set priorities in my work”. Usually people quit for something they often overlook in choosing a job “Before I started this job, I said I didn’t understand why anyone would quit mid-year. But being in it, you realize how long a year…

You will never be bias-free

. Biases aren’t like gluten. They can’t be extracted and trashed. In a way, it’s a positive. More than the negatives that tend to surround a bias. “All biases are bad”, “We should always be rational and impartial”, “Biases are proof of someone’s ignorance”. In different ways, biases don’t let anyone being indifferent. Often times,…

On finding a workplace you belong to

. Finding a workplace you belong to is hard. Even more when you’re treated as a disposable seat filler. Not a valuable contributor. When this happen, switching workplace is probably your best option. Unless you think your butt can take a little (if not a lot of) unnecessary pain. Here’s why. “Show up on time”,…

When outgrown, jobs are like shoes

. New study shows the same dislike applies to jobs and shoes: nobody likes to feel trapped in something they’ve came to outgrow. As a kid I remember going to shoe stores with my parents. One of the first things the clerk would usually do was measuring my feet. To see where I was at…

Discerning true from false

. “This isn’t what they’ve told me it would be like. Damn.” Being misled or lied to for a job is one of the worst feelings. Uncovering a lie is one of the best. Here’s one way to do the latter, using a friend of mine’s anecdote. In the ad, it made sense. Over the…