‘When urgency rears its head, we become even less rational than Dwight Eisenhower knew.’ Dwight Eisenhower came up with a classic time management technique, later named the Eisenhower Matrix. If you’ve read one chapter of one productivity book, you’ve encountered it. His point, in short, was that every potential activity is either urgent or not, … Continue reading Prioritizing urgency over importance rarely leads to better choices.
There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction; the moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.
By cloaking your obnoxiousness in absent-mindedness, you don’t even have to admit you’re being a jerk.
As you approach a job change, consider how you would ideally exit your workplace. Keep in mind that how you leave a job is as importance, if not more so, than how you arrived at the new one.
Qualified for a position, applied, but the interview was cancelled once scheduled, or you are not asked back for a second interview? Check the items above, did you commit any of these blunders - are you a high maintenance jobseeker?