Tips for building a career which is best forgotten
Every time the Muse author Stacey Lasto bakes cookies for her work colleagues, she recalls a time when cooking for colleagues and bringing homemade treats to American offices was a…

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A bad head does not give your hands peace of mind
Body language is a very important part of any communication. The position of our body and the movements we make when communicating with the other person can spoil or distort…

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What times, such customs
The crisis has changed not only the structure of the labor market, but also the requirements for employees and job seekers. Now employers do not rely so much on promising…

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The power of our habits

In his book, the American journalist Charles Duhigg comprehensively explores the topic of habits. His book is good for this diverse approach-habits are considered not only from the point of view of individual psychology.

The author introduces readers to the results of scientific experiments, tells about ways to overcome bad habits and the impact of habits on people’s lives, the work of companies and the emergence of social movements, as well as shares his personal experience.

The book is characterized by a popular style of investigative journalism — the author reveals the theme of his work with the help of “storytelling” – through interesting examples and stories. Continue reading

Tips for building a career which is best forgotten

Every time the Muse author Stacey Lasto bakes cookies for her work colleagues, she recalls a time when cooking for colleagues and bringing homemade treats to American offices was a bad idea.

For a completely wild reason for us: colleagues and superiors might think that you have too much free time and, instead of working to the fullest, including in your free time, you bake some cookies.

People might think you were just a housewife at heart, or worse, a person with no career ambitions.

It sounds like an anecdote, but if you remember, outdated or controversial career advice haunts us to this day. Continue reading

How to make an unforgettable first impression
In order to make a first impression on the interlocutor, you need a strong handshake, acceptable appearance and eye contact. These are basic principles, and you probably know them. All…

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Bird-talker or how to shut up a talker
There are people who could earn a million a day, getting a ruble for every word spoken. They are difficult, loud, and uncomfortable. We learn to talk to chatterers and…

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Why you don't need to leave your comfort zone
As you know ," all self-improvement books boil down to the fact that a person from Miami advises a person in Magadan to get out of their comfort zone" —…

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Survive
By the nature of my work, I have to hold several intense meetings with various people during the day. This is a new experience, and already trusted partners. The practice…

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