Most of us have a side-hustle. That job that we do after hours that fulfills our dearest hopes and dreams. That job we do in our free time that gives us joy. That part-time job we hope will someday be our only job. But a good one comes with a dilemma: how to talk to your boss about your side-hustle. Should you even bring it up at work?
Meditation. Yoga. Exercise. All of these are ways in which people try to achieve a state of mind that is calm, focused and productive without the use of prescription medications. If they’re effective, in theory at least, they should lead to greater success at work. And greater overall happiness in life. Now comes word that keeping a daily written journal (or diary) could have the same effect.
I don’t like sports, and I cringe when it comes up in conversation. I know I should try to get smarter about sports, but I don’t have time. I wouldn’t know how to get started even if I did want to learn the basics about sports. It’s not fair that I have to learn about sports, and the sports-bros at work don’t have to learn about fashion. Have you ever said or thought one or more of these things? Dear reader, we feel you. We’ve said or thought all of those things and more.
The best piece of career advice we’ve ever received is this: “Make yourself indispensable.” If you want to keep your job – and climb the management ladder – you need to be irreplaceable, mission critical, core to the operation – you get the idea. But how do you do that?
If you’re a luxury lover, then you already know that “glamping” – a portmanteau (or mash-up) of the words “glamour” and “camping” – is now a Big Thing. But that “g” can mean different things to different people. If you’re looking for capital-G Glamour, here are the glamping spots all over the world that are calling your name.