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Job Passion or Money? 3 Keys College Students Need to Know About Money

Garrett Mintz | Posted 03.02.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.

"If I See a Leadership Book on a Leader's Desk, I'll Fire Her!"

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

In the news some weeks ago, we read an interview with a well-known top executive from Finland. He had just visited Oslo to share his thoughts about le...

Should Hugging be Part of Your Corporate Culture?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

It seems to be a correlation between hugs and a successful career, a correlation that for many people is obvious. We know that hugs increase oxytocin, lower blood pressure, and decrease cortisol.

Fighting Anxiety And Depression At Work

Geoff McDonald | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Geoff McDonald

We live in an environment, particularly in the corporate world, where competition is increasing, where there is a 24/7 always-on mentality, and where people are expected to do more with less. This sort of environment is conducive to driving people to high levels of stress.

Why Progress Is the Sweetest Thing

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Many leaders are concerned about how to motivate their employees. They know that engaged workers produce better results, are more creative, and care more for their work. However, which factors that actually motivate and engage their teams have long been discussed.

Why Taking Time Off Is Valuable for Your Career

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

When you are really busy in your life and career, it might feel like a utopian thought to take a few days off. Not to mention a few weeks. Days or weeks where you can whisk away on a much-needed vacation, preferably far away from everyday chores.

How to Tackle Negative Feedback and Still Feel Great

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

We know it is hard to change behavior. But trust us, you can do it. We can not remember the last time we had a fight or argument with someone. But we constantly learn new things and we end up knowing the nicest people all over the place, also if we start out on a rough path!

What Is the Cost of Your Leadership?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Imagine the coolest racing car ever built. And you are the one in charge. You are ambitiously leading the construction team. You have a vivid image of...

Climbing the Corporate Ladder... and Falling Down

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

There have been a few moments in my life, beautiful moments, where someone I've met tells me that what we talked about once, totally transformed their...

Being a Good Leader Is Not a Popularity Contest

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

The corporate world is changing. Again. And the requirements for how to be a good leader are also changing. Again.

How I Escaped the Shackles of the Corporate World

Martin Snepp | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin Snepp

I have never been one to take the easy option. I had been surviving for 29 years, and this did not make me truly happy. I lived my life in cruise control, never experiencing much pain, but foregoing the feelings of blissful joy and happiness.

5 Lessons I Learned From Cool Bosses

HelloGiggles | Posted 04.24.2012 | Women

If you are a nice person, being someone's boss is one of the hardest things in the world. Perhaps managing people is no easier when you're an assha...

A Time For Belief

Jen Grisanti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jen Grisanti

The key is creating a niche that fits your background and work experience and then doing what it takes execute it with clear vision.

Wall Street Lawyer on "The Positive Presumption"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

Meet Eugene Lee, a mid-level associate at a Top 40 law firm on Wall Street who succeeds in business by being real, honest, and kind. Good news.