I have the pleasure of owning my own business. While this comes with a heckuva lot of headaches and anxiety, it does come with some inherent bonuses: I own what I do! I am committed! I am all in! I gave a presentation a few weeks ago in which I talked about my belief that employees need…

I used to “journal.” Doesn’t that sound distinguished and all grown up? Just writing it should make me feel a bit better about my maturity and intelligence but alas, there is that darned “used to” in front of it. It was past tense, way back when. Obviously, I don’t do it anymore, but maybe I should. This morning, I…

“Quit singing and get back to work!” “Settle down! Don’t you have work to do?” “This work is serious so take it seriously!”  “I don’t appreciate that you and your team are always laughing and carrying on with everyone else.” Four statements.   Four assumptions.    Four reasons to make my blood boil. The first statement was…

“I pace myself by taking a week-long vacation every four months.” – Marissa Mayer The proverb “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” found it’s way into print in 1659 courtesy of James Howell’s Proverbs in English, Italian, French and Spanish. The workplace with a productivity first vision is making for more…

Last week PIC hosted a great Point of View (POV) about Work-Life issues. Our writers Chris Fields, Janine Truitt and Lexie Foxman-Ortiz discussed the recent phenomena of wealthy women weighing in on work and family. In particular they discussed Randi Zuckeberg’s (Mark’s sister) appearance on the Today Show where she discussed her decision to quit…