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Myers Briggs Part 4 – Judging vs Perceiving

Myers Briggs Part 4 – Judging vs Perceiving

This is the final post in a series describing the various indicators of the Myers Briggs.   The first posts in the Series include: Myers Briggs Part 1:  Introvert vs. Extrovert Myers Briggs Part 2:  INtuitive vs. Sensor Myers Briggs Part 3:  Thinking vs. Feeling Unfamiliar with the Myers Briggs Evaluation?  Basically it is an…More of this…

Entitlement Series: Part 1 ~ What Are You Entitled To At Work?

Entitlement Series: Part 1 ~ What Are You Entitled To At Work?

Work:  Is your boss treating you unfairly? There are some people that spend their whole lives lamenting how unfairly they are treated.  That attitude peeves me because I feel you should either do something about it or move on.  But it does beg the question of what you are entitled to expect from your boss.…More of this…

Alert: An HONEST Resignation Letter has been Sighted!

As many of you know I’ve been transitioning between jobs the past few months.  While doing so, I have written a few posts about losing your job, being burnt out, and this week’s very controversial one:   It is YOUR fault you were laid off. In response to this latest post a fellow blogger shared the…More of this…

It is YOUR Fault You Were Laid Off

It is YOUR Fault You Were Laid Off

Uh Uh.  No way.  Hell no.  It wasn’t my fault, it was the economy, or my boss, or the workload, or ____________ (fill in the blank). Did any of those things run through your head?  If so, here’s a reality check.   It was your fault.  You could have taken steps to reduce your odds of being…More of this…

Changing the Rules

Changing the Rules

About 2 weeks ago I realized that my kids didn’t know about Slug Bug.  For those of you that may not know this game, you keep your eyes open for Volkswagen Beetles and the first person to see one punches your arm and says “Slug Bug Green” (insert appropriate color). My 7 year old son was excited…More of this…

Going Down in Flames – 5 Reasons for Burnout

Going Down in Flames – 5 Reasons for Burnout

As an employee and especially as an employer, it’s important to understand the causes of burnout.  But before we go there, I suppose we should be on the same page about what burnout actually means… Per wikipedia burnout is: …a psychological term for a syndrome characterized by long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one’s…More of this…

I felt trapped.  Do You?

I felt trapped. Do You?

There are plenty of times when I am going a million miles a minute.   There are days and weeks – months even – when I don’t think beyond what’s on the agenda today, what absolutely MUST get done, what I would like to get done if I have extra time (whatever that is), and…More of this…

Westminster Mall to be Demolished

Westminster Mall to be Demolished

The End is Near It’s about time. This has been the closest mall to my house for the past 12 years and I have avoided entering it for the past 6 because it is so depressing.  Sixty percent of the stores are closed and the abandoned feeling does not inspire me to want to shop.…More of this…

Myers Briggs Part 3 – Thinking versus Feeling

Myers Briggs Part 3 – Thinking versus Feeling

Have you ever had the opportunity to take a Myers Briggs evaluation?  It is a fairly commonly used tool to help identify peoples’ preferred behavior patterns.   I will stretch that to say it helps identify a person’s natural strengths and talents.  Personally, we have used Myers Briggs results to understand our teammates better, to…More of this…

Mondays Are Great!

Mondays Are Great!

Today is my first day back to work after 10 days off.  As you can imagine, last night I harrumphed around whining about not wanting to go back to work in the a.m. On my way to work, some words of wisdom that my coach has recommended I live by came to mind: Fake it…More of this…

A Key to Customer Retention – Change your Clock

A Key to Customer Retention – Change your Clock

One of the things on my to-do list this weekend was  to take the kids’ piggy bank money to the bank and use the coin sorter to deposit it into their accounts.  Clearly, this is not a high priority chore, but after three months of having this nagging to do item in the back of…More of this…

Welcome / About Daria Drago


Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

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