A lot of people think that a fast-paced working environment is for the ambitious ones. This is partly true, and it the merits of such a work setting do not stop at that. Because of its highly competitive nature, the boundaries of creativity are always surpassed. And if you manage such a system, then productivity … Read moreHow To Slow Things Down In A Fast-Paced Work Environment
Have you ever asked yourself about the kind of work you do? How much does it demand from you? If not, then you need to start doing so immediately. Careers, even though they help us attain our goals, can do more harm than good to our lives. For instance, fast-paced work is a rewarding experience … Read moreCoping With A Fast-Paced Work Environment
This morning I was re-reading one of Rosalind’s chapters in Women, Work and Autoimmune Disease, “Challenges in the Workplace.” She shared numerous stories and examples to illustrate the complete unpredictability – and impact – of living life and working when you have an autoimmune disease (AD). Reading between the stories, I’d say Rosalind inadvertently illustrated the … Read moreDo we want to keep up with healthy people anyway?
People ask me, “Why does your website, cicoach.com focus on “professionals?” And, “Why does your book (Women, Work and Autoimmune Disease:Keep Working Girlfriend!) seem to focus on well-educated and well-heeled career oriented women? ” Honestly? I focused my company on this group because it’s the “low hanging fruit”. People who are invested in “career” have invested a lot … Read moreCareers, jobs and chronic illness
Hi all, Rosalind and I are aware that we’ve not posted in almost 2 weeks. Rosalind had some personal matters to attend to last week – she’s ok – and I’ve been swamped with a couple of extra projects, one planned and one not. So, though we hold you in our minds and our commitment … Read moreSometimes working women need breaks too
A couple of months ago I met a young woman at a party. She’d been out on disability for most of the year, and was slowly healing from surgery for something I couldn’t even wrap my mind around. She was still feeling quite tender, but was out with her husband to celebrate the birthday of … Read moreDisability leave caused one woman to re-evaluate her career