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Photo by Alesia Kazantceva on Unsplash I guess it didn't take long for the handful of people who were high on the hybrid work model to burn out on it. LinkedIn published "Stop counting days in office," which you can find here: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/stop-counting-days-in-office-5346612/. I'm not sure...

[buzzsprout episode='10649858' player='true'] I recently received some viewer mail from a person trying to make a decision on whether to keep going with a decision or call it a dead-end. It's not always easy to know if you're in a temporary dip or at a full-on...

Photo by Kevin Kelly on Unsplash. "'The punchbowl can't be sipped from for forever,' [George] Ball said, invoking the famous metaphor coined by former Fed chair William McChesney Martin, who served from 1951 to 1970." -https://fortune.com/2022/05/22/why-crypto-tech-stocks-crash-recession-dotcom-bubble/ Wow. I guess I didn't realize we were sipping from a giant...

Photo by Francesco De Tommaso on Unsplash On Friday, we hit a bear market and then dipped out of it...

Apparently, if you like the idea of a four day workweek, it might be assumed that you aren't very engaged or invested in the job. Why there is such black-and-white, all-or-nothing thinking is bizarre to me. And I wasn't hesitant to say so. I said what...

Photo by Sebastian Herrmann on Unsplash In an article that should surprise no one, LinkedIn asserts, "Workers can't escape their emails." (https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/workers-cant-escape-their-emails-5845418/) I would add tools like Zoom, Slack, Teams, etc., to that list. I don't think email takes all the blame. In the blurb, editor Gianna...

[buzzsprout episode='10642417' player='true'] What is quiet quitting? And why do I think we will see more of it in the coming months...

Subtitled: Or what RTO doesn't care to get. Photo by Anh Nguyen on Unsplash I'm not one to bury a thesis or edge around making a bold statement. So I'll just say it: not everyone on this planet is a 25-year-old WASP who wants to be on...

Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash I once worked with a client company that had a manager on staff they referred to as Chicken Little. (Not ever to his face, as far as I know.) He had a reputation for panicking and treating everything that happened...

Photo by Peter Lloyd on Unsplash. Such a mood. The other day, a post from a self-professed LinkedIn "influencer" popped up in my feed and it was an apparently unironic celebration of RTO and pizza parties. And I sat there like, "This person cannot be serious. Are...