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August 27, 201511:29 PM

Have We Reached Peak Productivity?...It May Be Killing Us. tagged “Work”

How much better can we get at work? TED Talks can be provocative. That's what the best ones are. That's what the best ones are supposed to do. Some might argue that it's more like popcorn than a proper meal.... Read more

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March 24, 2015 8:11 AM

Email. You're Doing It Wrong. tagged “Work”

I suck at email. I think. It's a form of technology and communication that fascinates me. Fundamentally, email hasn't changed that much since it was first invented. Most of us still struggle with how we sort, file and keep conversations... Read more

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March 6, 2015 6:02 PM

As Digital Infects Nature tagged “Work”

What will the future hold for our physical spaces? That - in particular - is one of the biggest questions that businesses will to ask. We have seen digital completely re-invent how we operate our businesses on the backend. We... Read more

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February 13, 2015 5:17 PM

Bring Your Whole Brain To Work tagged “Work”

How often do you get distracted at work? All of time, right? It can be a simple calendar reminder or someone who is constantly over your shoulder. Deadlines and more have pushed human beings to be busier than ever at... Read more

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October 10, 2014 9:26 PM

Loving Your Boss tagged “Work”

Everyone hates their boss... or do they? This isn't Apple. This isn't Facebook. This isn't Google. This isn't Disney. Think about the vast majority of the jobs that everyone has. It's not glamorous work. It's hard work. Long hours. Tough... Read more

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June 4, 201411:52 PM

Finding Your Best Work In The Best Work Space tagged “Work”

Where do you do your best work? Before you answer that question, think about this: do you really know the best environment for you to pull out your best work? It seems easy to define. For most, it's either work... Read more

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June 3, 201410:31 AM

Is Your Work Your Hobby? tagged “Work”

I tried to take electric bass lessons. It didn't last long. I know so many people who attempt to start playing an instrument once they have an established career, kids, some sense of security, and it never takes. You don't... Read more

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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


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