What’s the difference between running a business and taking responsibility for your own career? Very little! It’s a question of perspective.
It’s very easy to get overwhelmed by a workload and end up weighed down by stress, seemingly swimming through mud and being very busy but achieving nothing. It happens to us all at some point.
As I tried to understand what The Work Project has meant for my work and what insight it could give to others, I created The Work Canvas. In the spirit of working out loud, I’m starting to work through mine and thought I’d share my work bucket list as it stands.
We can’t all work from a beach, but we can unleash our work in different ways.
Would you ever charge someone for your hobby?
Rethinking your relationship with email and reducing your dependency on it can be a benefit in many ways. From reduced stress and anxiety, to improvements in productivity, efficiency and collaboration, it can also help you enjoy communicating.
Over the adventure that has been The Work Project so far, there are things I’ve done that I’d like to share. I’ve put it all together as The Work Canvas.
In an age where increasingly we’re able to rethink work and the idea of a job for life is almost void, our relationship with work is two-way. It’s an ever-evolving adventure, not a cradle-to-grave certainty. There are questions we need to ask ourselves honestly around what makes us happy, what we want from life and what we could do (not what we should).
How I discovered that being questioned wasn’t actually such a bad thing.
Without the need for going cold turkey and giving caffeine up completely, there are a few simple things we can all do to reap the benefits of caffeine use. Here are my top five – and the most surprising thing I learned during my month without caffeine.