Thanks for joining us for Monday Remix, some of the content that caught my eye over the Twitter-verse in the past week or so. And thanks as always for reading, it’s fun to have you here!
Performance Development and Self-Leadership
Take Back Your Life in 7 Simple Steps
Spoiler alert: Do the most important work first in the morning! I love this take on getting away from those unproductive, procrastination inducing habits we can all fall victim to. From the HBR Blog.
Leadership: Never Confuse Humility and Humiliation
I think of humility as a hugely underrated leadership asset, both in self-leadership and in leadership of others. From Kate Nasser’s blog.
3 Secret Weapons for Better Communication from Professional Actors
Sometimes it’s good to look at our everyday challenges, like communication, through a new lens, like acting. A different take that might give you a new perspective. From Fast Company.
The Employer’s View
8 Qualities Employers Want Most in their Employees
174 companies surveyed by a global talent management firm said these were the 8 qualities most desired. Read if there’s any question in your mind that employers want demonstrable value from you! From TLNT.com
10 Happiest Companies for (U.S.) Veterans
CareerBliss.com, an online career community, announced new data highlighting The 10 Happiest Companies for Veterans for 2012.
Tattoo Removal Rises as Employers Hesitate to Hire Inked Applicants
Do you have inky remorse? You’re not alone. I was surprised by this because tattoos have become some prevalent, I presumed they were a bit more culturally accepted. Evidently not when it’s an employer’s market. From Huff Post Business.
The Pullout Desk Bed
If this is an endorsement for power napping in the workplace, I’m all for it!
30% of Content = Lists. Why Do We Love + Hate Lists
You may notice that a lot of social media content is list-based. Just look at the titles of these articles! A fun look at our obsession with lists. From List.ly (of course!)
Students and Grads
College Students: 7 Ways to Detach from Your Parents
A blog post I wrote for MyFootpath.com about, well, detachment parenting.
Parents and Grads: Here’s the Social Media Conversation You Need to Have
And this is about attachment parenting! Most grads should know to clean up their on-line profiles. But good tips about checking out, and cleaning up, your online presence. (Even if your parents don’t tell you to.) From Mashable.com.
7 tips to get the most out of your summer internship
The sensible shoes of internship advice, from USA Today.
Make it a great week, and see you next Monday!