Archives for posts with tag: mastery

Who says we can’t be entrepreneurs while working for a company?

Entrepreneur’s common traits: owns something fully, loses sleep, time and money working on things, brings personal belongings to work, will do everything to make sure the project launches.

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Managers and companies, by nature, are usually fair to their people (play along, I know it’s not always true). We all get the same treatment, benefits, evaluations, raises. Read the rest of this entry »

I was told that settling is the worst thing I can do to forward my career. I agree. A lot of us experience this temptation daily, especially when we become contented with our work (and the pay). I believe that we should keep growing and keep looking towards the next step in our career. As long as we’re not interested in our work, at least.
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Multitasking is a myth. It’s a myth that I think people use to make themselves feel busy, which in this economy, is synonymous to saying “I’m doing something meaningful with my life”. Let me break it (not so) gently: no, you’re not busy, it’s not meaningful, you’re just wasting your time.
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First jobs are meant to be just that – first jobs. Some earn horrible income, some get banged up a bit, some get both. Others are lucky to find first jobs they like, others are luckier to find first jobs that add a good line or two on their resumes. But these don’t really last. And they shouldn’t.
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Happy New Year! I hope everyone’s enjoying their holidays.

I have high hopes for 2010. I believe 2010 is a year of dividends. Here’s why:
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