Okay, okay, hold up. We all know that some of you have actually made love in your office, your bosses' office, in the cubicle next door, and maybe even at the security desk. And frankly I know how exciting it can be, fooling around doing something you are not supposed to, making an effort to not get caught. It is all the thrill of the “making love at work” game.
My husband is in sales. He is wonderful at his job and has grown in his career. Unfortunately, moving up the sales ladder generally means that you’re going to be traveling – a lot. Earlier this year, I said “Adios” to corporate America and turned to freelance writing to keep me sane while staying at home with my children full-time. It’s a good thing I did – a few months later, my husband’s schedule shifted and he was suddenly required to be out of town Monday morning through late Wednesday night every. single. week.
Why do you think if something's going wrong, it must be your fault? Why are you so sure if your boss is upset, it's because you've done something to upset him? Your boss is in a bad mood, and the first thing that goes through your mind is "What did I do?" You're sure you've made some terrible mistake. You obsess until you can't stand it anymore and come right out with "Let me know what I've done. Whatever it is, I'll fix it." Your boss looks at you funny and says "What are you talking about?
Because we're big believers in supporting women entrepreneurs and their startup ventures, we'd like to let all of our burgeoning entrepreneur readers know about the upcoming Ladies Who Launch conference. We find that their "Dream it! Launch it! Live it!" motto is one that we're all eager to stand behind.
Each week Lyz on Love aspires to do one thing. Make a video that doesn't suck. If I aspire to do two things, it's a video that doesn't suck on love and relationships topics from around the web. This week, I'm talking inter-office dating. Co-worker canoodling. Dipping your pen in the company ink. Carpooling. Did I forget anything?
Today's job market has many couples well aware of the strain unemployment can put on a relationship. Constant stress can cause fights, break up an otherwise healthy relationship, and really put "for better or worse" to the test. Often, coping with this anxiety and pressure can be just as taxing for the employed spouse as it is for the one who is out of work. But this doesn't have to be the case. Instead of letting unemployment destroy your relationship, allow it to strengthen your bond as a couple. We show you how to cope:
Next week my wife and I enter the modern world—that rush of jobs, school, daycare and preschool, that buzz of fast mornings and exhausted little kid evenings—for the first time as a couple. Let's put it this way: we just bought our first ever family calendar this week, and it's already full.
Crushes, in general, can be a nail-biting emotional roller coaster but when it’s on someone you have to see every work day, things can get a bit awkward. With frequent opportunities for interaction, how do you manage to keep your foot out of your mouth?
In theory, online dating is easy. Making a profile takes only about 20 minutes. After that, you click around either at your own volition or through the guidance of an algorithm that picks your matches for you. All this can be done while watching TV or eating bagels. You don't even need to go outside. Sounds like a total no-brainer, right? Wrong. Dating is time-consuming, especially online. Enter online dating assistants. Have you tried one or would you?
Life, in a small town, I was taught to believe that if I worked hard, lived right then I would have the white Pickett fence little house two and half kids and have someone to love(:) what the heck?????? Ok so I work hard I have a great job that I like but the love thing walked out and left me the two kids no house no white fence. Kids are almost grown and I am wondering where did time go and how can I make my dreams a reality. Idea # 1 I am old enough to know that there are men out there who want a woman to take care of and still have their freedom to come and go as they please. I am still young enough to know that I can have my cake and eat it to. All that I have to do is find someone that wants to have someone to spend time with when they call, someone who want ask questions and who does not expect marriage, love , no children no drama. (that’s what I am looking for) any question just ask!
Providing feedback personally and professionally is always tough, but if it’s “constructive,” you not only get the message across, but, build a more cohesive and capable team/relationship as a result. Do you remember when your parents told you to eat your veggies because they were good for you? Now that you’re an adult, you know they were right. Well, just as they were right from the beginning, I’m asking you to trust me when I tell you this: constructive feedback is the only way to learn and develop—both personally and professionally. That means, you as Manager, have a responsibility to your staff to help them develop. That means, you have to give constructive feedback. What is constructive feedback? First, I’ll tell you what it’s not. Constructive feedback is not criticism (which has a negative connotation because it is so often generalized and personal).
No one ever said managing a career was easy. Throw a relationship into the mix and you've got career suicide, right? Wrong. While we'd all love to forgo a day of work in exchange for a fun-filled day with our significant other, having a strong relationship doesn't mean your occupational goals have to suffer. It's quite the opposite! Extensive research on the subject of relationships and careers shows that people in successful relationships not only make more money, they're healthier, live longer, and get more promotions than singles do. So how can you juggle your relationship and your career? We've got the five tips that’ll keep your work and love life harmonious—and YOU sane!
When I lost my job, the last thing I needed was a blank social calendar and empty bed. There's only so much disappointment one girl can take. This modern-day Dorothy wanted to click her heels and have the perfect profession and pillow pal land right into her lap. Was that too much to ask? Maybe not. Nicole Williams says you can snag both with the same advice. In her newest book, Girl on Top, Williams suggests the tactics used to land a man can also be applied effectively in the office. Can classic dating rules help you climb the career ladder? After all, the game's the same, right?