Running the career race: What did you leave behind? I was in the change room at the gym today. One gentleman arrived at the gym to suddenly realize he had left his gym clothes at home. He bemoaned, “I was in such a hurry when I left home I just forgot my clothes and I […]
Archive | January, 2018
The first thing that crosses our mind when we think of Da Vinci is either the Mona Lisa or the Last Supper. But Da Vinci, who died in 1519, was a lot more than a painter and muralist. The “Renaissance man,” he was also a scientist, engineer and mathematician, as well as a student […]
Career Zinger: Constructive Thinking Trumps Positive and Negative Thinking Art at Louvre Museum in Doha – David Zinger I am not a fan of either positive thinking or negative thinking because they are both shallow and too one-sided. Sometimes good things are not as good as we thought or bad things turn out to be […]
Career Zinger #7: Invitational Acceptance In Dubai (David Zinger 2017) In 2018, as you strive to enhance your career I encourage you to avoid being coercive with yourself because when you are coercive you set yourself up for guilt and failure. You can end up transforming part of yourself that is an ally into an […]
21 Transitions to the New Employee Engagement January 10, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EST) Employee engagement has been around for approximately 28 years. It has implied a robust set of promises for results, performance, productivity, wellbeing, safety, and a host of other important outcomes for organizations and individuals. Yet employee engagement, as it is […]
If you could proclaim 2018 the year of something, what would that something be? I am suggesting we proclaim it the Year of the Pencil. To learn more or just to take a 3 minute break humour break from work, I invite you to read my first HRZingers, humour post for 2018.