Unhappiness among workers in America is costing a shocking $300 billion per year in lost productivity, the Gallup Healthways estimates. The recent Well Being Index shows that Americans are increasingly unhappy with their jobs and work environments. When people aren’t happy with their jobs or their employers, they don’t show up consistently, they produce less and their work quality suffers.
Is Microsoft out of touch with consumers? Over the past few years Microsoft has seen its influence waning, and it’s also made a number of key mistakes. For instance, the company waited almost three and a half years after the first iPhone debuted before launching its own modern smartphone operating system, Windows Phone 7 (which failed miserably); it took two years to launch its first tablet after the iPad; it went all in with a new operating system for PCs as well as mobile, Windows 8, which uses a metro tile interface that is best used with a touchscreen device, not a standard mouse and keyboard, as most consumers have; its latest iteration of the Xbox game console was positioned as an all in one entertainment unit for the living room instead of as a pure gaming device, was priced $100 higher than the PlayStation 4 and required a $60 per year membership fee just to be able to use Netflix, Hulu and other apps; etc. Its product pricing continues to be out of step with consumers, as it’s overpriced several key products Xbox One, Surface, Windows Phone and Office and then had to slash prices later..
Prepare to “duck dive,” bending elbows and allowing them to flare just slightly out to the sides as you lower chest toward the ground for a pushup without changing the position of the legs. Press back up and open to a side plank, lifting right arm to the sky while keeping left shoulder stacked over left wrist. After 15 seconds, repeat sequence on the opposite side for 15 seconds..
Beyond Borders: Hiring job consultants will help you think beyond a particular city. You can look for options anywhere in the country or even in abroad. If you are open to travel to another part of the globe, you should always go for career consultants.
I really like the current company I in, but I think I could be making more if I switch companies. I plan to stick it out for a couple of more years to try and learn as much as I can here and see if there anything better shows up. Depending on what happens I might use a new offer as leverage or just leave completely..
Chances are, you look forward to this thing a lot, and happily make it a priority in your life. Now imagine this became an excessive and mandatory part of every day (you must eat an entire chocolate cake; you must do four spin classes in a row; you must be in your bed for at least 16 hours). That thing you loved probably wouldn’t be so enjoyable anymore.If you force yourself to do anything especially something like exercise or healthy eating you’ll start to see it as a punishment rather than as a positive part of your life.