Showing posts with label extravert. Show all posts
Showing posts with label extravert. Show all posts

Dec 17, 2017

Soviet Folklore and Office Politics

Soviet Folklore and Office Politics (article)Hello Readers,

As we approach the close of another year at Working Quietly, I'd like to wish you a Happy Holiday season and a Happy 2018! And I promise you, the title of this post does not reek of clickbait - I do have a story to share with you, and a valuable career lesson too.

Apr 24, 2016


computer beside a banjo
Dear Reader,

What's the biggest asset you can have as an employee in a modern 21st century organization? Wow, that's a loaded question.

Is it raw talent and mastery of your skills, or by proxy, a fancy certificate on the wall that convinces people that you can do the job?

Oct 30, 2015

Personality: It's All About Snacking

Instinctively as human beings, we all know it's important keep a full belly and eat healthy to nourish our body. But, is that the only thing that requires feeding? What other parts of our bodies starve when they don't get the "nutrition" that they crave? The answer might surprise you!

Aug 11, 2015

Entrepreneurs Suck!
Well, not really. But I hope that got your attention.

Have you ever started a business, or wanted to? Have you ever imagined what it would be like to work for yourself?

Some of us have, and a lot of us do - almost 1 in 6 Americans go to work for themselves every single day. So when you think about it, all you need to do to meet an entrepreneur is look around you, and chances are you'll already have one or two in your own circle of friends.

Jul 18, 2015

Working Alone Is A Virtue

In today's world of work, collaborating with other people to do our work is as common and expected as the stale air we breathe in at the office every day.

We assume that working with others is naturally a good thing, and we take every opportunity to interface, collaborate and build consensus for every tiny little decision we take. For some people, this is a blessing, but for others it is a curse.