Marc Watkins

#91 How to manage for the first time

#89 How to increase your social impact

#91 How to manage for the first timeManaging for the first time can feel like a daunting experience that triggers all kinds of Confidence Gremlins. What if I get found out? How do I help people when I don’t know how to help myself? How do I feel in control without micromanaging? In this week’s Squiggly Careers podcast, Helen and […]

5 Games Men Play on Women (REAL TALK)

5 Games Men Play on Women (REAL TALK)

Before we get into talking about the games men play, allow me to present a couple of metaphors. There’s this really fun board game that Jessica and I like to play. It’s called Pandemic. It’s fun because we work together trying to save the world from a plague. The best part? We are in it together: we both win or […]

open thread – July 12-13, 2019 — Ask a Manager

how to answer "tell me about yourself" in a job interview — Ask a Manager

I could use some advice when it comes to boundaries in small businesses. I work for a small (~15 people) business in a small town. The company is run by a husband and wife, and kept afloat by the (unrelated to them) COO. He’s a very good manager–level-headed, understanding, results-oriented but patient and compassionate, takes a lot of classes to […]

Mixed Signals From a Guy? Here Are 3 Ways to Get Clarity

Mixed Signals From a Guy? Here Are 3 Ways to Get Clarity

There’s this new phenomenon that’s happening right now in the world of dating. It happens when a guy texts you and works hard to win you over… …then when he finally gets you to respond positively, he doesn’t actually do anything about it. He doesn’t ask you out. He doesn’t want to see you. He just wanted to get you […]

#89 How to increase your social impact

#89 How to increase your social impact

#89 How to increase your social impactOur careers are longer than ever and more and more people are looking not only to do a great job, but also to make a difference. In this week’s Squiggly Careers podcast, Sarah and Helen talk about how to increase your social impact at work. They share their experiences of building businesses with a […]

What ‘must have’ items are missing from your Handbag?

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What ‘must have’ items are missing from your Handbag?Handbag EssentialsGerms? No thank you: Think about that door knob you just touched or that shopping basket you just picked up. What nasties are hiding on there?? In our busy world we just can’t afford to get sick. A little bottle of hand sanitizer is always handy kept in your handbag (τσάντες).A […]

Dating a Younger Man? Here are 13 Things You Should Know

Dating a Younger Man? Here are 13 Things You Should Know

Dating a younger man? It can be fun, especially if you’re 40 or older and figuring out what you want in terms of dating and relationships. But realize: dating a younger man is definitely different from dating a man your age or even older. There will be things you like (his energy) and things that drive you crazy (the fact […]