If your contract work involves an atmosphere of excess stress, frustration, and negative feelings, it’s easy to feel trapped. Working on contract for someone else doesn’t mean you are powerless and must accept the situation. It might seem impossible to get out from under a heavy atmosphere, but there are ways to alleviate it.
Annual resolutions rarely work. The process is a setup for failure. No matter how sincere our goals are, after just a few weeks, our resolve usually falters, and by spring, abandoned resolutions litter our lives. It’s time for a circuit breaker – something to stop the cycle and kick start your new intentions. Instead of making a list, try this alternate approach.
There are clear reasons why cutting down - or cutting out – our holiday gift-giving is a present to ourselves and others. We all need less stress in our lives. As entrepreneurs, we solve problems and think up new approaches and ways of accomplishing things. It's why we start businesses. Let's use that same innovation and creativity to make this year different. Here are a few ideas to get started.
When you’re at a crossroads in business or your personal life, it’s easy to veer off in a direction you may later regret. We always have a choice between taking the path of principles over the shortcuts and inevitable dead ends of ego and making a quick buck at the expense of others. So which way do you take? Here’s a short guide to doing the right thing.