Monthly Archives: March 2015

Businessman Irritated with Loud Coworker

When Background Noise Is A Good Thing

Recently, the cubicle walls on the floor I work on were lowered to foster better communication amongst team members.  All it did was enable people to talk louder across cubicles and that usually happens when I’m on a call.  Go figure. While I do listen

New System Selection Mind Map

Organize Your Thoughts Through Mind Mapping

A friend recently introduced to me the concept of mind mapping, and it is something I wish I knew of earlier. Mind mapping may sound complicated, but in reality, it couldn’t be simpler.  At the core of the mind map is your idea/project/product/thought.  It can


Low Cubicles and Open Floor Work Spaces, How I Loathe Thee

  To foster open communication among employees.  To increase team dynamics.  That’s the business case the higher ups make to convince employees that low profile cubes and open work space floor plans are better than traditional cubicle layouts.  That’s easy to say when the person


Do You Consider Yourself An Engaged Worker?

  Every time someone asks you how your job is, do you usually respond by saying, “meh, it’s a job”  Something tells me you don’t fit Gallup’s description of an engaged worker. Gallup defines an engaged worker as: …those who are involved in, enthusiastic about


All Workplaces Need Ribbons Like These

A very great post by Rossgraphitas on Reddit.