If you read this blog on a regular basis, you know that I rarely break from the topic of career to share anything personal with you. Today, however, I thought it pertinent to share some important news that will impact my readers. First, the good news: I am expecting! At the time of this post, I am 23 weeks pregnant. […]
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This post is about being kind – in the workplace, and in life. Yes, I know, it sounds a bit old fashioned, maybe a bit backward. Some will say, “Grace, that just doesn’t work in the real world.” I mentioned this topic to a colleague and his response was, “Nobody gets ahead by being nice and kind. Are you sure you want to write about that?” Yes, actually, I DO want to write about this topic. More than ever. It seems like everywhere I look, I see people saying things and doing things that are mean – in the name of “getting ahead.”
So, I’m going to go ahead and write, albeit briefly, about being kind. However, I also realize that this post will likely not be shared or tweeted nearly as far and wide as other posts. That’s ok. These simple things still need to be stated.
So, here are a few thoughts about kindness.
First, thank you to all my followers on Twitter! Twitter has been such a powerful networking tool and I’ve really enjoyed getting to know some of you and hope to get to know more of you over the course of time. I did, however, want to let you know that my @sweetcareers account and my @LUCareerCenter account have been compromised. […]
Periodically someone asks me why I bother trying to keep up this blog, why I stay up so late thinking about career stuff? It’s not like I have a lot of extra time on my hands. I’m a full time mom, a part time career technology specialist and have two part time contract jobs maintaining websites. So, why forsake sleep almost every night thinking of career tips for this site?