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how to have a better work life balance

How I screwed up my work-life balance (Part 1)

Stop. I put my fork down and looked at my boyfriend confused. Stop. Can’t you just for once talk about something else than work? It’s just a stupid web page. It was our 6 month anniversary dinner in a restaurant overlooking St. Paul in London. I thought we were having a great time. Apparently only...

how to increase productivity

10 most annoying things you should NOT do if “it’s urgent”​

Tic tac, tic tac, tic tac… I was getting growingly nervous every minute. I refreshed the email again and checked my mobile just in case my outlook had an issue. I went through my spam folder and outbox. Nothing. You know that feeling when you’re waiting for something urgent? When I say urgent, I mean something...

prepare for performance review

4 painful lessons I learned in performance reviews

Sorry, but your daughter is hopeless in math. My dad stared at the almost smug looking primary school teacher in disbelief and took the exam papers. Indeed. I had not only done badly in the last few exams, but I had failed the last one. I was 7-years-old. Heavy-hearted my dad came back home and...

agile project management tips

7 painful lessons I learned in agile project management

I have no idea what I’m doing. I was staring at the computer screen feeling frustrated, anxious, and stuck. How am I supposed to plan a project when I don’t know in detail what we’re expected to deliver? How am I supposed to know the cost and resources required? What do you mean we can’t...

career-development

Always start with the why :)

We’re told to celebrate failure, but who would actually be crazy enough to share how they personally screwed up? Me! In a moment of madness I set myself a challenge to share one of my personal failures every week so you can avoid making same mistakes I did. Scared? Yeah, it might be one of...