Friday, July 29, 2011

Stay motivated in your job (or job search). Here's how.

We find it an interesting activity to compare ourselves with the experts at Not that we're seeing ourselves as equal in terms of writing capabilities, but whenever we do so, we get motivated. It shows in how we construct our sentences. We tend to be simplistic when not inspired (or just lazy), whereas, when we feel motivated, you can actually read through the effort. But don't get us wrong: This blog has held a special place in our hearts ever since the very beginning. It's just that being down and out of ideas can be overpowering for someone who's not yet used to the crisscrosses of the writing craft. You will know if you make a living out of a writing job like we do. It also happens to professionals with accounting jobs, engineer jobs, IT jobs, HR jobs...any kind of job, actually so we're not crazy.

If you haven't figured it out yet, today is "motivation in the workplace" day. Contrary to what hardcore career builders probably think (perhaps, like you?), it is not unhealthy to take a break. Says who?

How to Stay Motivated to Face Career Challenges

Fully Alive from 9 to 5!

Top Ten Tips for Improving the Quality of Your Work Life

The Carrot Factor

Avoiding the Autopilot Syndrome


It can be surprising how many articles about motivation and inspiration Career Advice keeps, really.