It’s a widespread misconception that being indispensable makes your position secure. However, the harsh truth is that everyone is replaceable. While it’s important to be a valuable asset to your team and organization, aiming for indispensability can actually be counterproductive. Discover why and learn what you should aim for instead.
General Career Advice
Self-assessment is a crucial tool for personal and professional development. By evaluating your own performance (instead of simply relying on others to provide feedback), you can proactively identify areas of strength and opportunities for growth.
Salary discussions are multifaceted and nuanced. More often than not, sharing numbers with co-workers only sparks emotion—and that’s the wrong way to approach any financial conversation. There are better and more productive ways of identifying pay disparity and the reasons (justified or not) for it.
When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, most of us are focused on the productivity side of things, considering how we might use AI to get more done in less time. And certainly, that’s a big benefit. But there are many other uses that have the potential to positively impact our interpersonal dynamics—and those ideas are equally exciting.
Avoidance is often discouraged when we discuss conflict management strategies. But it’s a worthwhile option in some cases! Sometimes the risk of confrontation outweighs the benefits. If you’re wondering whether to address something or just let it go, here are 7 questions to help you make a smart decision.
We ALL want to have an impact on our surroundings; we want our work to be meaningful and our voice to be heard. We want to make purposeful contributions. Learning to leverage our influence is a key way in which we do all of these things and more.
Your career is one of the most important projects in your life, yet many people don’t think of it that way. However, when you apply a project management mindset and project management strategies to your career, you’ll achieve much more!
Some decisions can only be made by leaders. But they’re often slow to make them and sometimes, they don’t make a decision at all! This makes it hard (and sometimes impossible!) to do your job. Here are some strategies to consider when your leaders just won’t make a decision.
Do you ever feel that you’re not being truly leveraged at work? Like your talents and skills are going to waste? Like you have more to offer and more to contribute, but you’re limited by your job description? If so, congratulations! You are totally normal! It’s actually really easy to understand why this happens. And once you do, you can take the necessary steps to address it.
It’s no secret that the modern workplace is overflowing with communication tools and channels. It’s easier than ever before to lose sight of what’s happening. If you’re struggling to manage the flow of communication with your leaders or with your team, this video will help.
I know what you’re thinking…Eat Your Career is a really weird name. I get it, I understand. But if you’re curious to know where it came from and what it means, this video is for you. The article below summarizes the video. First, a little background: When I was in my mid-20s, I was really...
Nearly every week it seems, I hear from someone in this community asking some form of this question: Is it selfish to quit my job? On the one hand, this tells me that the people who connect with my work are nice. They worry about putting their colleagues in a difficult situation. They don’t want to focus so deeply on their own career goals that they harm others in the process. But on the other hand, there’s a point at which niceness goes too far…