office culture

Ever sit in a meeting with no clue what people are talking about?
These ideas can place a huge blockade between you and your career ambitions.
LS: For his installation, Stand Alone, Thomas Hirschhorn takes sourced images of mutilated, decapitated, and violated male
Start a New Habit: Replace the word "sorry" with... Has your boss ever asked you a simple question such as, "How is that
Cultivate your work relationships. You probably hear this one a lot, but according to Jocelyn, having a positive attitude
Finding a company where you don’t have to cover parts of your identity can be done, but it does take work.
The hardest part of being a craft beer aficionado is choosing your next brand. With the number of craft breweries in the US at an all-time high, there are more choices than ever, so how do you know which style will suit your tastes?
A few years ago during a Bluedrop board meeting, I remember one of our directors at the time, Lecia Stewart, injecting some philosophy during an analytic discussion. She warned us to consider a truism based on the ideas of Peter Drucker -- "culture eats strategy for breakfast."
The reality is the XO sisterhood is forming and XO has become our call to arms. The after dinner drink with the boys has now been replaced with an XO and brunch for us women (and some men). So wield the power of the "xo" wisely.
Having to endure the soul-sucking, grinding misery of daily office life, with no end in sight, is a pretty grim prospect. Turning that very pain into our escape route was extremely emotionally satisfying. 
No, we will not sign a card for the security guard's son's First Communion.
Does the backlash from open offices, which comes precisely at the same cultural moment as the opening of Facebook's "largest open-plan office in the world," mean the open-plan's hegemony is soon to be over? If so, what comes next for the workplace?