Career Renegade Interview

As always, I’m trying to bring as many perspectives about work happiness to you that I possibly can. Jonathan Fields of Career Renegade is a friend who I met at SxSW and he is also a wonderful writer. I reviewed his book and took away a ton of great ideas. He’s a serial entrepreneur and that’s why I asked him ...

When You Get Rich Slowly You Can Work Happier

Our culture is slowly changing from “working for a paycheck” to “working happy.” As our society develops we’re realizing that we can have our cake and enjoy every sweet bit that it offers. Most of us understand this, but we still lack the skills to make it happen.   Over at Get Rich Slowly, J.D. is doing just that. I ...

Put People in a Design-Friendly Atmosphere to Inspire Excellent Work

New York City lowered crime by creating an external image that subconsciously signaled people to stop breaking the law. Simple measures such as scrubbing off or painting over the graffiti in the subway made people feel like they were in a safer environment and they acted accordingly. This is Malcolm Gladwell's theory from the book "The Tipping Point." Apple's computers ...

All Employees Deserve Respect

Employees get in sticky situations with customers because of various reasons. When the customer complains the manager brings the employees into their office to reprimand them. This has happened to me and millions of other employees. This happens because of two reasons:   Manager fails to listen to the employee’s explanation The employee fails to speak up   We need ...