You’re principled, organized, and driven – so why, as an INFJ, are you not encouraged to pursue leadership roles? The INFJ’s steady reputation often earns us positions of responsibility such as life coach, counselor, or employee relations officer; but positions of actual authority tend to evade us (or we avoid them). It’s an odd one, … More Should an INFJ Accept a Management Position?
Feeling undervalued and underpaid? Spending your spare time looking for a new job? Think again: you might not be presenting yourself to your best advantage at your current position. A whopping 43% of Americans believe they’re underpaid, yet one step they rarely take is to ask for a raise – despite the fact that 70% of those who … More How to Ask for a Raise Without Coming off as Entitled?
Bailiffs acting on behalf of a German town council have seized a family’s pedigree pug and sold her on eBay for €750 (£650) to reclaim debts owed by the owner, known to the press as ‘Stefanie K.’ Edda K. must have believed someone made a false accusation against her, for she was arrested one morning without having … More Kafkaesque hell for innocent pug sold on eBay to settle family debts
The simplicity of a sitcom concept is part of what makes it successful. Every week (or several times a night once it’s all online) you get a repetition on a theme. This is what makes them so addictive. Like humour itself, a good sitcom is a killer mix of familiarity and surprise. Continue reading at … More The semiotics of sitcom sofas (or How these iconic couches wormed their way into your memories)
Operating successfully in business requires a combination of sharp natural instincts, a thorough education, and a constant attendance to developing trends. It’s not a rigid science: that’s why the best business people work hard to make up for shortcomings in their instincts by learning and practicing the traits and skills that they need. But there’s … More How to overcome your fear of business meeting ‘small talk’
Medium-sized dog breeds are a popular choice for a lot of families and individuals. That’s because medium sized dogs carry more heft than a little dog, but don’t have the spatial or dietary needs of a large or giant dog. With medium dogs, you get a significant wodge of dog. Something you can wrestle with … More Medium sized dog breeds
A Weimaraner left for dead in a notorious Puerto Rico dog-dumping district has found happiness with a new family in Massachusetts, USA. And despite his unique looks – the result of a medical condition – young Murray has become an internet sensation. Along the way, Murray lost two of his siblings to distemper. The virus’s effects still show … More Disabled rescue dog finds life after Dead Dog Beach