Today is World Environment Day

#World #EnvironmentDay is held each year on June 5. It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment  Every year, World Environment Day is observed on June 5. This day is celebrated to encourage awareness and environmental protection. According to United Nations, “The celebration of this day…

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Hate your job? You have three choices

If you’re spending eight hours a day (or more) in a #job that you’re not crazy about, then you have three options moving forward. One, do nothing. And if that is a thoughtful deliberate choice, then fine. There are good (mostly financial) reasons to stay in a job you don’t like. But if you’ve fallen…

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The #Career #Pivot (Your Career Direction)

Change is constant, prevalent, inevitable. We experience it in the weather as temperatures vary, in the seasons as spring cycles to winter, and within ourselves as we accumulate experiences. For most of us, these changes or transitions are characteristically familiar. Similarly, we embrace characteristic changes in our careers, expecting a familiar, linear path of advancement…

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The cat that wasn’t supposed to live taught me so much

He arrived in my life at 12 weeks of age, a tiny black #kitten, stunted by the effects of a congenital heart condition. A woman from the SPCA called just after I’d brought him home. “We gave you the wrong kitten.” “What do you mean, the wrong kitten?” I asked. “I paid for him. I’ve…

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What the porn industry can teach us about dealing with viruses

Throughout a major metropolitan area, a deadly #virus is spreading. No effective treatment exists. In one industry, workers are terrified to go to work – just by doing their #jobs, they risk exposure. A #vaccine is years (or even decades) away. It looks like it’s the end of a multibillion-dollar business. But instead of throwing…

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How To Find The Joy In #Networking

Relationships are the most consistent source of meaning in our lives and work. Whether with co-workers, supervisors, family or friends, social connections create depth and richness in our daily lives, much research shows. Why then when we consider “networking” – an activity that could be deeply meaningful and enriching since it’s all about making #socialconnections – do we…

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