Best Blogs 13 June 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.

The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the politics of work from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.

Every week our themes emerge organically and this week the writers included talk about the yin and yang of feelings and emotion in a professional world. One of the most caring collections I’ve ever curated, I cried more than once at the beauty and impact of these words. Read these blogs to become a little more human in a modern world.

These fine authors offer you different and fresh perspectives on the intersection of life and work.

Crystal Miller has written the best blog I’ve read this week, a thought-provoking look at relationship management. See why the candidate expereince really matters and what we can do about the total experience as well as our role with individual candidates. After all, as @TheOneCrystal points out, we are responsible

David D’Souza simply gets better with every post. In this release he shares the value – and meaning – of empathy and its role in becoming not only a better leader and co-worker, but frankly a better person. See @DDS180 for insight on life and work in a humane way

Ana J Urena explores gratitude and striving – being grounded and reaching at the same time – in this profound post. Beautifully written, Ana explains why gratitude is only part of the equation to living a life of contentment. Read more of this ethereal writer and open soul @QuarterVida

Rory C Trotter Jr takes on the truth about what Millenials want at work, and it turns out – its pretty close to what Boomers, X and Z want. A fine insight into why a few key points matter to us all regardless of our generation. Read @RoryCTrotterJr each week, and you will just be smarter, period

Michelle Baker knows that things happen, amiright?! Here she shares the quintessential tips on keeping cool and soldiering on when life throws us any one of a thousand curves as we practice our craft. Who needs a light? @MichelleLBaker offers a litany of sound and straightforward advice to help you on your way

Carlos Escobar shares a little bit of controversy here as he advises us to do less to do more. In a world fraught with 24/7 access, instant-on and non-stop deadlines Carlos suggests a different way to make an impact while getting the right things done. See fellow Texan @CEscobar78 for more

Sarah Miller returns to #BB with a simply stunning and elegant point of view on our purpose in living a meaningful life. How someone so young has gotten so much wisdom I don’t know, but I don’t envy @SarahMillerAU, I thank heavens she writes so I can read her. I hope you will too

Thank you for reading this week’s edition of #BestBlogs all about building and practicing meaningful worklife.

Each writer offers a practiced yet challenging perspective enabling us to re-examine our own positions. In life, look for those who challenge your thinking to help you grow.

Come back in another seven days’ time for more new thoughts and please do check the archives of #BestBlogs for additional intelligent writers, thinkers and doers addressing important questions about worklife.

Have a wonderful weekend wherever you are in the world my friends!




3 thoughts on “Best Blogs 13 June 2014

  1. Flattered and honoured to be in with such great folk once again. I really appreciate the time and effort you put into curating this. A genuine gift to the community on a regular basis. Have a great weekend, you deserve it.

  2. Pingback: Did I Mention How Much I Love To Write? | QuarterVida

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