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December 27, 2013 9:12 PM

Choosing A Different Kind Of Life tagged “Work”

What do you think people like Seth Godin, Tim Ferriss or Tom Peters do each and every day? Do they go to work like you and I do? Do they have an office? A formal schedule? It's something that fascinates... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 15, 2013 1:12 PM

World-Changing Ideas, The Future Of Work And No Pants tagged “Work”

Care to work in your underwear? Scott Berkun wanted to write a different kind of book. He has already done quite well with professional speaking and writing business books like Making Things Happen, The Myths of Innovation and Confessions of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 20, 2013 8:48 PM

Opt In To Your Work tagged “Work”

It's hard not to be inspired after spending some time at the Googleplex. It's a sprawling campus in Mountain View, California that houses Google. It's more like a city than a campus. Even the famed campus, doesn't hold all of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 27, 201311:12 PM

10,000 Hours And 20% Of Your Work Time tagged “Work”

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chunk would? Time is always the number one concern in our lives, isn't it? Feel free to blame consciousness. The clock is always ticking... and it's ticking down. Some... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 16, 2013 1:39 PM

My First Job tagged “Work”

I was in grade 10. It could have been grade 9. My entire grade was taking a summer trip overseas. I wanted to become a million by the time I was 18, so the clock was ticking. Tick. Tock. Instead... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 22, 2013 4:32 PM

You Should Work For Free. You Should Not Work For Free. tagged “Work”

It is the constant debate of the marketing industry: should you do spec work? There is a phase in the acquisition of a new client that usually requires a marketing agency to spend a lot of time pitching. This pitch... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 6, 201312:53 PM

The End Of Work-Life Balance tagged “Work”

We have a problem when it comes to work-life balance. There is no such thing. This past month, I attended a conference in New York City called, Mirren New Business. It's about as niche of a conference as they come.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 3, 2013 1:53 PM

The Inferior Brand tagged “Work”

Not everyone works for Apple. Not everyone has a brand like Google. In fact, the vast majority of us probably don't work for the superstar brand in our industry. Sure, there are challenger brands, startups and more that have the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 27, 2013 2:57 AM

25+ Mind Blowing Stats About Business Today tagged “Work”

The idea of rebooting seems to be scaring a lot of people. While my new book, CTRL ALT Delete, came out only one week ago, I have been privileged to be getting a lot of media attention. In every interview,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 19, 2013 7:28 PM

Why We Work... And Why We Should Work tagged “Work”

Loving what you do. Loving the work that you do. Fully recognizing that there is a vast majority of the population that isn't all too thrilled about the work that they do, I count myself as somewhat lucky when it... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 2, 2013 8:28 AM

Where Innovation Happens tagged “Work”

Where do you think innovation happens? Are you doing your best work when you are alone with your ideas? Are you doing your best work when you're collaborating at the office with your peers? Do you do your best work... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 19, 201311:04 AM

The Empty Cup Strategy tagged “Work”

A fictional situation (that is all too real)... Imagine this: you have an amazing day at work. A big project got completed, you were called out in terms of your excellence and other moments of pride and distinction from your... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 18, 2013 1:23 PM

Bring Your Brain To Work Day tagged “Work”

There's a line that has been marinating in my brain for close to a year now. One of the speakers at the TED 2012 conference in Long Beach was Jim Stengel. Stengel is a legend (of sorts) in the marketing... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 3, 2012 9:55 PM

The Moment tagged “Work”

Have you had "The Moment" yet? When you look through the newspaper, do you stop and review the job postings? Do you take some time during your work week to hop over to Monster.com or Craigslist to see what positions... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 21, 2012 2:48 PM

I, Robot tagged “Work”

Are you fascinated with work and the environments we work in? How we work... and how we are going to work is a huge component of my next book, CTRL ALT DEL (which comes out in May 2013). The concept... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 10, 2012 5:00 PM

Job Snobbery tagged “Work”

Does the title on your business card define you? Alain De Botton is probably as close as we'll get in today's society to a true modern philosopher. I was first turned on to his thinking when Julien Smith (Trust Agents... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 21, 201211:04 AM

When The Going Gets Tough tagged “Work”

"This will be my last day shining your shoes." I like getting my shoes shined. I don't do it often enough, but I do my best to keep my shoes (and yes, even my leather sneakers) as clean and scuff-free... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 22, 2011 8:24 PM

The Value Of Focus tagged “Work”

"When do you have time for all of the things that you do?" How often do you get asked this, exact, question? People who seem to be doing a lot of things often get asked this question. It is the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 3, 2011 3:09 PM

New Ways Of Working tagged “Work”

As much as we embrace change, we are all creatures of habit. Back in 1988, I became interested in actually publishing magazines. Prior to that (in and around my teenage years), I was always fascinated with journalism, newsletters, writing, media... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 21, 2011 3:49 PM

Winning Workplaces tagged “Work”

Isn't is amazing how a work environment affects both productivity and general health? As someone who loves the work that I do, I often struggle when people moan and complain about their work environment. From the chairs they sit on... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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