04/29/2014 10:12 am ET Updated Apr 29, 2014

7 Tips For Being A Star At Work (Without Being The Office Doormat)

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A few years ago, 2011 Glamour Woman of the Year honoree Arianna Huffington was on the set of Morning Joe, when she noticed co-host Mika Brzezinski wasn't herself. Brzezinski explained that she hadn't been sleeping. Between her high-power job, her family, and all the little things that come up every day, "I wasn't there. I was a shell of a person," she said. That story -- along with Huffington's own scary brush with working to the point of total exhaustion -- helped inspire Huffington's new book Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, and captivated the audience last Thursday night, at the opening of the Thrive conference in New York City.

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