Spring cleaning your career: 8 bad work habits to drop

Spring cleaning your career: 8 bad work habits to drop

Spring cleaning doesn’t just apply to your closet.

Stop calling it a “to-do” list!

No, you can’t throw out the “to-do” list, but you can change the way you think about it. Try changing it to a “want-to” or “love-to” list, recommends Shirin Khamisa, career counsellor and founder of Careers By Design.

“Changing the way you talk to yourself about work is powerful,” she says. “‘I have to’ replaced by ‘I want to’ or ‘I choose to’ changes your happiness level.” Rather than feeling resigned to work, remind yourself that you choose to work to survive or to contribute to society….

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