Get-It-Done Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Work Less and Do More

How to climb out of overwhelm at work

Dodany: 18 lipca 2023

How do we maintain healthy workloads while meeting customer demands  and while resources are constrained? In this episode, Rachel explores 4 ways to manage the overwhelm.Modern Mentor is hosted by...

It’s time to expand how we’re thinking of connection

Dodany: 11 lipca 2023

Connection at work continues to be an area of deep disengagement. Yet companies trying to solve this through forced proximity aren’t winning. We might be thinking too narrowly about what connection...

How to have a great 1-1 conversation at work

Dodany: 4 lipca 2023

1-1 conversations are a staple of the boss-employee relationship. But so many of us just check the box when we could be having much richer, more productive conversations. Here are some tips on how...

Do your goals need a mid-year refresh?

Dodany: 27 czerwca 2023

Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook,...

Taylor Swift's lessons for workplace success

Dodany: 20 czerwca 2023

Sometimes the best advice on how to succeed in the workplace comes from the inspiration we get from not working. Like seeing Taylor Swift perform live. Let’s take some lessons from the insight in...

What we’ve learned about hybrid work… so far

Dodany: 13 czerwca 2023

So many organizations are doing hybrid work these days. But not all are doing it well. The target is still a moving one, but there’s a lot we’ve learned so far. Let’s look at some key practices...

Squelching the advice monster: an interview with Michael Bungay Stanier

Dodany: 6 czerwca 2023

Great organizations are defined by great leadership. And great leaders are great listeners and coaches. This interview with leadership and coaching expert Michael Bungay Stanier delivers simple,...

How to break the spin cycle at work

Dodany: 30 maja 2023

 Sometimes bad things happen. But when the same bad things happen time and again, it’s time to break the cycle and start fresh.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at...

Time to squelch invisible labor!

Dodany: 23 maja 2023

Too much invisible labor is being done in the workplace. And it’s high time our unsung heroes get the recognition they deserve. Here are the types of invisible labor happening today.Modern Mentor...

From self-care to team care

Dodany: 16 maja 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And in as we consider strategies for managing our own individual wellness, why not create a culture of team care at work? Because the more the merrier on the...

Can we talk about boreout?

Dodany: 9 maja 2023

Burnout doesn’t just come from overwork and overwhelm. Sometimes the very opposite can be the cause of disengagement at work. Let’s talk about boreout, the damage it can cause, and what we can all...

Should you go for that job?

Dodany: 2 maja 2023

Deciding to apply for a new job—in or outside your current company—can be a big and consequential choice. But there are some simple questions you can ask yourself to determine whether it makes...

Who's in charge of workplace wellness?

Dodany: 25 kwietnia 2023

Workplace wellness is a trending topic. We all know it’s important. But do we know whose job it is to bring it to life? Turns out, it’s everyone’s job.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A...

5 strategies for managing your manager

Dodany: 18 kwietnia 2023

Our bosses disappoint us. Sometimes often. But before we label them as bad or ill-intentioned, let’s recognize our bosses are human. And usually when they fail to meet our expectations, it’s simply...

4 questions to ask yourself when someone has disappointed you

Dodany: 11 kwietnia 2023

Disappointment is a part of life. True. But sometimes there’s real intelligence in disappointment. When we feel disappointed by others, our instinct is typically to blame. But sometimes getting...

4 more “Refine” strategies for staying on purpose

Dodany: 4 kwietnia 2023

Saying no isn’t always an option, even when we’re feeling overwhelmed or overworked. So here are four more strategies for staying on purpose at work that aren’t quite “no,” but aren’t exactly...

How to use "Refine" strategies to stay on purpose

Dodany: 28 marca 2023

Staying on “purpose” at work—keeping focused on the things that deliver the greatest impact—means sometimes saying yes and sometimes saying no. But sometimes… the best answer is neither. It’s a...

3 ways to fill your Thrive bucket at work

Dodany: 21 marca 2023

Leaders are finally recognizing the need to refuel and recharge their teams. Here are 3 ways to help your team thrive.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at...

How to finally have that dreaded conversation

Dodany: 14 marca 2023

There are so many conversations we know we should be having—the hard, the awkward, the uncomfortable. But we put them off for fear of making things worse. It’s time to have that conversation....

How to clarify roles and responsibilities

Dodany: 7 marca 2023

Some of the most frustrating experiences we have at work—of someone else dropping the ball or stepping on our toes or creating the need for rework—are caused in part by unclear roles and...