Issues related to dating someone at work

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Can you date someone at work? That’s a loaded question of course, as so much depends on the situation and context. Frankly, in today’s world this isn’t such a good idea. At the very least, you should be much more careful, and frankly more discerning when facing this choice. There will always be issues and more pressure, so you have to ask yourself a simple question . . . is the added risk associated with an office fling or relationship worth the trouble?

One factor you have to consider is company policy as it relates to your specific circumstance. Both you and your potential dating partner should both understand if your relationship will be permitted by company policy. If not, there are still risks involved with dating someone at work. Relationship drama is much worse when all your coworkers might know about it. But these risks grow exponentially if you’re violating company policy. If you’re a supervisor thinking about dating someone below you in your department, then you’re asking for trouble and can easily lose your job.

Another factor to consider is whether the two of you want to keep the relationship private or are you fine with dating out in the open. Remember that even if you want to keep it private, the chances are very high that coworkers and bosses will eventually find out.

Finally, keep in mind what’s going on right now. The CEO of McDonald’s was fired after a relationship with an employee. An executive at BlackRock recently lost his job as well. So think before you act!

  

Give yourself time to read and think

Here’s an interesting clip of an interview with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. They key takeaway here is that you don’t do yourself any favors by completely loading up your schedule. Don’t be so quick to block off your time, as it’s your most valuable asset. This is particularly good advice for busy CEOs and entrepreneurs. Reserving time to read and think is critical to success.

  

Get Exciting Opportunities with a Canadian Visa

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A Canadian Visa opens up a life full of opportunities. A great career, an exciting work-life balance, serene living surroundings and a chance to grow and prosper await you at Canada.

Why you should apply for a Canadian Visa?

Look at some recent studies and you will need no further reason to live in Canada. The World Happiness Report 2018 finds Canada in the 7th spot in its ‘Happiest Countries List’. The Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 puts Canada in the top position. The U.S. News and Report’s Best Country list has Canada in the second position.

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Improve your memory

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When you consider tools you can acquire to improve your career, the ability to process and retain information should be one of your priorities. Remembering details such as names can be critical in business, along with remembering important information about processes, products, markets etc. as you perform various jobs and tasks.

But many of us struggle with this, particularly the simpler stuff such as names. We’re overloaded with information in the modern world, and we make things even harder on ourselves with constant distractions with our phones and countless media sources.

If you’d like to understand how to improve your memory, consider listening to this podcast where Jordan Harbinger interviews memory expert Jason Kwik. This podcast offers some great background on the importance of memory and the concept that all of us have the capacity to dramatically improve our memory. You’ll learn the importance of paying attention along with tactics to help you with that process.

As Jim Quik stresses, knowledge is power, but learning is a super power. If you’re devoted to lifelong learning, your chances for career success with grow exponentially. Also, if you learn techniques to better process and retain information, that process of lifelong learning will become even more effective.

  

Learning to deal with and overcome failure

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Few paths to success are uninterrupted by challenges or failures along with way. In many cases, if you’re not experiencing some failures along the way, you’re really not trying that hard.

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