Category Archives: Work

Success diminishes some colleagues

Success Diminishes Other Guy   - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Insults at work

Dogbert's Insult Consulting - Dilbert by Scott Adams

The problem with being a long-term expat

People on long-term foreign assignments often find it hard to adjust once they return home. Many leave their company within a few years, and some leave the country entirely.

By Kate Mayberry

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After 15 years, and a life on the road that took her to Japan, Singapore and Australia, Helen Maffini felt it was time to return home to Canada. But, it took just a fraction of that time for her to realise she had made a mistake.

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How the busiest people plan their days

For people who manage hundreds of employees and dozens of projects, having a foolproof way to plan the day is crucial to performance.

By Alina Dizik

If you want a job interview with Li Fan, head of engineering at Pinterest, you’ll need to wait until Friday.

Fan categorises the types of meetings she takes by days of the week. Mondays are for large group meetings and Tuesdays are for speaking with people one-on-one. Wednesdays and Thursdays are for ad hoc requests or various monthly meetings.

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Finishing early

Delegating - Dilbert by Scott Adams