Best Blogs 1 May 2015

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

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

Every week our theme emerges organically and this week its all about personal growth and responsibility. Our careers belong to us – so what are we doing to guide, develop and enhance them? These fine authors offer fresh and different perspectives on the role of work in meaningful life.. 

Read on to test some of your own assumptions about the intersection of life, practice and work.

Gabrielle Garon talks about motherhood, indeed parenthood, and wonders why her bad habits haven’t changed even as she welcomes her son into the world. One of the most touching posts I’ve read in a long long time. See @GabrielleGaron for insight into work, parenting and life: she is just that good…

Will Thomson speaks the truth here: and maybe you can’t handle it. But if you want to succeed you note this blog (and every other one from Will because he is the real deal). Want to get people on board? Hire @WillThomson

Ana Urena is back! In this powerful audio post she speaks of the truth and the search for same. What role does music and poetry and prose have in your life? This person makes my life richer… Read @QuaretrVida to understand

Crystal Miller knows whats going on. Here Cystal speaks to feminism, sexism and just living a life. Do you long to become smarter? Can you handle the truth? Read Crystal every week. As I do…

Amanda Sterling speaks to why #SoMe counts. Yes, Amanda is a friend of mine – but more important she knows social media, and why it matters. Want to understand SoMe? Read @Sterling_Amanda and thank me later!

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 personal positions. In life, look for those who challenge your thinking to help you grow!

Please come back in another seven days’ time for further thoughts and do check the archives of #BestBlogs for other intelligent writers, thinkers and doers addressing important questions about worklife.

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

Ciao!

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