Category Archives: Perspective

5 tips to guarantee fulfillment on your next project (even if it's a complete failure)

As I’ve mentioned in some of my recent posts, I tend to get hung up on the big picture. And because of that, I tend to overlook smaller successes. Or I downplay them. A change of perspective is in order. … Continue reading

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Know thy enemy: 100 Ways to Kill a Concept

Our pursuits here at More than a living are often twofold. Two sides of the same coin. On one hand, we’re in the business of helping you focus. Helping you find perspective. And helping you get the most out of … Continue reading

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Above average? So is everyone else, apparently

From the Cleveland Plain Dealer “A’s and B’s for everyone“: 83% of Americans believe they are above-average workers 74% of American adults believe they have above-average common sense 58% of Americans believe they have above-average IQs 94% of university professors … Continue reading

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Is your career languishing in BETA?

(This is part of the “Enhance perspective, assume control” series of posts.) If you’ve spent any time on the Web lately, you’ve likely come across the word “BETA.” Or stumbled across a site or service in BETA. Probably more times … Continue reading

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The No Asshole Rule

I love flying. If only because it let’s me catch up on all the reading I’ve been meaning to do. As per Amy’s “Assholes 101” post, I’ve been stuck trying to finish The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace … Continue reading

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Who said this?

(This is part of the “Enhance perspective, assume control” series of posts.) “If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.”

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Make every project a portfolio piece

(This is part of the “Enhance perspective, assume control” series) One of the things that always killed me about working on the corporate side of the desk was my perspective. I always felt like I owed something to “the Business.” … Continue reading

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