Category Archives: Larry on Careers

Larry offers advice to land the job you love, earn the biggest salary raises and the biggest job promotions.

Problems at Work 11: Saying or Writing Too Much

We share another problem at work that could lose your job or stall your career Saying or writing too much raises concerns with supervisors. It occupies too much of their time listening to or reading your communications. Co-workers, managers, and … Continue reading

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Problems at Work 10: Do Not Criticize Your Supervisors

This is another post examining problems at work that could lose your job or stall your career Before we begin, let’s review the three key actions you need to do to keep your job and earn the biggest raises and … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 9: Balance Does Not Mean Equal

This concludes our series on achieving a balance between your work and your life This post should have come earlier in the series. We alluded to it in the second part of the series with reference to articles by CBS … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 8: Achieve Excellence in Balancing

This continues our series on how to balance your work and life You will encounter challenges and obstacles when you try to balance your life. Expect them. Do not despair. You can overcome them. My last post shared some techniques … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 7: Follow-Through on Your Plan

This continues our series exploring how to balance your work-life You will not achieve balance if you fail to follow-through. Follow-through includes doing what you say will do, protecting the time so that nobody unbalances your life, and knowing when … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 6: You Must Act to Find Balance

This continues our series exploring how to balance your work and your life CBS and Forbes listed several reasons in their articles listed in the second post of this series. Today, we will examine three reasons people do not achieve … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 5: What to Balance on the Work Side

This continues my series on balancing your work and your life to achieve peace or satisfaction Most people focus on what they want to balance their life . People generally feel incapable of controlling their work life. While regimentation increased … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 5: Focus on the Most Important First

This continues our discussion on effectively balancing your work and your life Hopefully, you decided what parts of your life and your work you want to include in your balance. Now we will explore ways to achieve the balance you … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 4: What Do You Want to Balance

This continues our series outlining how to balance your work and your life We have already shown how the definitions of work-life balance differ between the employer’s or the employee’s perceptions. The objectives of balance differ between genders, marital or … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance 3: Can You Achieve Balance in Life?

This continues our series exploring how to achieve balance between your work and your life We already explored the different ways people define work-life balance and why we benefit when we find it. Before we continue to discuss how to … Continue reading

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