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Fear of Success

Why on Earth would anyone be afraid of success? Success is supposed to be a good thing, right? You have the recognition and respect of people around you–peers, strangers, whoever. Yet some people do wrong things or refuse to do … Continue reading

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Office Politics, Again Reconsidered

On Monday, I discussed why workplaces can have “politics” affect the ability of individuals to just to do the job. Today I thought I’d talk a little bit about how those politics can manifest themselves and when they can become … Continue reading

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Office Politics, Reconsidered

I’ve written before about handling national politics in the workplace. Today I want to talk about office politics more specifically, which is a different topic because you’re discussing the politics of how work is done in the office.

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Changing Priorities

Occasionally, everyone experiences changes in priorities. For most of my career, I’ve pursued jobs because I was interested in the work. In this I’m perhaps a bit of an idealist or a romantic because I’ve been motivated by “love” rather … Continue reading

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The Best of Bart’s Editing Tips

I use a set of internal subroutines to improve the documents I’m asked to edit. Today I thought I’d share some of the “best of Bart” tips I’ve written over the years. Others undoubtedly exist, but these will do for … Continue reading

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