Life @ Work
Follow
Find
23.3K views | +2 today
Life @ Work
Life (@ Work) is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get!
Curated by Barb Jemmott
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

20 redundant phrases to eliminate from your writing

20 redundant phrases to eliminate from your writing | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It’s completely unanimous; these phrases should be past history.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Amazon Drops Price of 7-Inch Kindle Fire to $159

Amazon Drops Price of 7-Inch Kindle Fire to $159 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Amazon has announced the next version of its Kindle Fire tablet.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

5 sure signs of corporate burnout

5 sure signs of corporate burnout | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
How do you know if you are "over-training" and need to take a break? Here are five clues you may be doing too much and not operating at peak state...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Early Risers are Happier, Healthier and More Productive Than Night Owls.

Early Risers are Happier, Healthier and More Productive Than Night Owls. | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Some people work best in the mornings, others in afternoons, and still others are night-owls and are more productive then. So goes conventional wisdom, which may be challenged from the perspective of happiness and productivity.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk

Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Changing how we talk to ourselves is the easiest and most powerful way to overcome procrastination. No other method that I know of disarms procrastination so rapidly and at such a fundamental level: that of our own thoughts.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

CPR Tips for Your Drowned Cell Phone

CPR Tips for Your Drowned Cell Phone | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Unlike your clunky old desktop computer, your smartphone follows you everywhere. This convenience, of course, creates certain risks to your device — one of which is death by drowning. When you’re busy living life, it’s all too easy to jump on your kayak with your phone in your pocket, send it through your washing machine’s rinse cycle or douse it in a tidal wave of diet soda.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

30 Ways to Make Today a Good Day

30 Ways to Make Today a Good Day | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Yesterday is history and tomorrow is merely a figment of your imagination. So if you think about it, today is the only day you’re truly alive. Here’s how to make it a good one:

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Life. Steps. | Thin Difference

Life. Steps. | Thin Difference | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
There are many steps in life. An average life is 78 years. If each step represents a day, we have 28,470 steps to take. Each step, we have a choice.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

This Incredible Paralympics Ad Could Make You Cry [VIDEO]

This Incredible Paralympics Ad Could Make You Cry [VIDEO] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Paralympic athletes don't receive anything resembling the global publicity or endorsement deals of their Olympic counterparts.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

How to Find a Better Rhythm at Work

How to Find a Better Rhythm at Work | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A month ago, I wrote about how you can take a relaxing vacation. But as the calendar shifts from August to September, vacation season is coming to an end for most of us.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

20 Lessons From Life I Learned the Hard Way

20 Lessons From Life I Learned the Hard Way | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Life lessons have a way of piling up as the years go by, but I can only imagine what it would be like to know these truths from the very beginning.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Why the 8 Hour Workday Doesn’t Make Sense

Why the 8 Hour Workday Doesn’t Make Sense | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

The 8 hour workday is one of those things that seems be something in place largely because it’s just the way we have done things for so long. I know there are exceptions to the idea that the 8 hour workday doesn’t make any sense. There are certain industries and certain jobs that are required to operate in the structure of an 8 hour day in order to function. I recognize and respect that.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Amazon to Reissue Dickens Novels in Original Serial Format

Amazon to Reissue Dickens Novels in Original Serial Format | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
At a press event in Santa Monica, Calif., Thursday, Amazon announced it would be re-issusing the novels of Charles Dickens in the same serial format they were originally released in.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

LinkedIn Revamps Apps for Smartphones, iPads for Growing Mobile Market [PICS]

LinkedIn Revamps Apps for Smartphones, iPads for Growing Mobile Market [PICS] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
LinkedIn debuted new mobile features for its iPhone, Android and iPad apps on Wednesday.
The professional social network announced the changes in a blog post written by mobile product head Joff Redfern.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

How to Check If Your Apple Device ID Was Compromised

How to Check If Your Apple Device ID Was Compromised | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A hacker group said it compromised 12 million Apple iOS Unique Device IDs (UDIDs) -- and there's a good chance your device could be at risk.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Top 10 The Best Most Beautiful Lakes In The World

Top 10 The Best Most Beautiful Lakes In The World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Nature and it’s beauty have always attracted mankind. Nature not only soothes the eyes but also put the body and the soul at solace and comfort. Lakes are God’s gift for us. They have an ability to take us to peace and tranquility in the hustle bustle of present day’s busy life. Take some time out and savour the depth, clarity, reflection and beauty of these lakes.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Top ten myths about introverts

Top ten myths about introverts | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Myth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk.

This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won’t shut up for days.


 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

How Gratitude Can Change Your Life | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If the only prayer you say in your life is ‘thank you,’ that would suffice - Meister Eckhart. Gratitude means thankfulness, counting your blessings, noticing simple pleasures, and acknowledging everything that you receive.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

How to Break Out of a Rut: Lessons from the movie Groundhog Day

In the movie Groundhog Day, the main character, Phil Connors, is stuck in the same time and place. He is forced to relive the same day over and over again. In our own lives, I believe that we are stuck in our own version of Groundhog Day.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

Navigating a Personal Crisis at Work

Navigating a Personal Crisis at Work | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Normally, I am that reliable co-worker you can always count on—the one who never calls in sick.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

New Study Finds That Workplace Bullying is on the Rise

New Study Finds That Workplace Bullying is on the Rise | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Workplace bullying is on the rise, workers say. A new CareerBuilder survey found that the number of workers encountering bullies at the office is increasing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

If I Had My Life to Live Over

Attributed to Ms. Erma Bombeck, sources say she wrote this “after she found out she was dying from cancer” but actually this wasn’t the case. According to an article on Snopes.com, it’s based on something she wrote in 1979. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992 and underwent a mastectomy, but she died in 1996 of complications after kidney surgery.


 


Nevertheless, it is an inspiring list. You will find reasons to pause as you read. What's really important to you today?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barb Jemmott
Scoop.it!

11 Things You Forget You’re Doing Wrong

11 Things You Forget You’re Doing Wrong | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Don’t forget, when you stop doing the wrong things, the right things eventually catch you.


So make sure you’re not…

more...
No comment yet.