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How Labeling and Hyperbole Sabotage Your Writing Productivity

Hillary Rettig | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Hillary Rettig

Prolific writers learn to lose themselves nonjudgmentally in their work, trusting that their skills, community, and the writing process itself will get them where they need to go.

It's About What You Do, Not Where You Do It

Josh Sawislak | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
Josh Sawislak

This week, as part of the annual Telework Week event, more than 64,900 people have pledged to work from somewhere other than their office. I could tal...

Not Many Novels From Some Novelists

Dave Astor | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

There are various reasons why some authors have sparsely populated canons. Some die young or relatively young. Some deal with ill health. Some feel they've said all they want to say in their minimal output.

Bye Bye American Pie: The Challenge of the Productivity Revolution

Robert Reich | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

Here's the good news. The economic pie is growing again. Growth in the 4th quarter last year hit 3 percent on an annualized rate. That's respectable. But here's the bad news: The share of that growth going to American workers is at a record low.

How Pinterest Can Change Your Offline Life

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Chances are if you're on Pinterest, the social media site that doubles as a virtual inspiration board, you're addicted. (We know we are!) But it turns...

Stop the Presses: New Employment Projections!

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently published their latest employment projections, for 2010-20, and there's one message so far that stands out: not everyone has to be a rocket scientist.

Want To Boost Midday Productivity? Try This

Posted 02.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl Falling asleep in front of the computer screen? Creativity crashing by 3 p.m. in the office? The trick to becoming more produ...

Problem With Procrastination? Try This: Do Nothing

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Just about anyone who has ever put off a troublesome task is familiar with one of my "secrets of adulthood": Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.

You Can't Do It All by Yourself

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

In my experience, there are plenty of people who prefer to work on their own without input, help or even interaction with others. Sometimes it's appropriate, however, most of the time, working in isolation just doesn't work.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Wages Fell In 2011, While Corporate Profits Surged

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business

A new report out Tuesday shows that working Americans made less money last year, as real wages fell about two percent in 2011, when accounting for inf...

The Five Republican Myths About Inequality

David Morris | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
David Morris

Recent comments by Mitt Romney, still the probable Republican nominee for president, all but guarantee the inequality issue will remain front and center this election year.

Help Me Understand ...

John Joss | Posted 03.24.2012 | Media
John Joss

We live in an era of over-communication surpassing the grotesque, bordering on the obscene. We are now the helpless victims of TMI, or Too Much Information.

How To Work From Home And Be Productive, Happy and Fabulous!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 03.24.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

So, how are you going to recharge your work style this year? Revamp it and get ready to soar. Now, isn't that a fabulous thought?

Taking a Permanent Vacation

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

There is nothing like a vacation. The to-do lists go away, the nagging "should" voices quiet, and time seems to slow down.

9 Common Myths About Clearing Clutter

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of my key realizations about happiness, and a point oddly under-emphasized by positive psychologists, given its emphasis in popular culture, is that outer order contributes to inner calm. More than it should.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Business Group Says Companies Underpay Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

A major business membership group warns that increasing income inequality in the United States is stifling economic growth. Many multinational com...

BYO for Business -- Is It Right for Your Company?

Brett Caine | Posted 02.20.2012 | Small Business
Brett Caine

According to global research, bring your own device is rapidly taking hold in business as employees prefer to use their personal mobile devices rather than standard-issue company ones.

Why So Unstable?

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

The November BLS Non-farm Payrolls release had several strong and equally many weak points. Most discussion has centered on the large decrease in head...

Lack of Paid Sick Days May Claim Latino Lives

Elisa Batista | Posted 02.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Elisa Batista

To Latino workers, really, all American workers, I say enough is enough. We can't afford to see what will happen the next time a flu pandemic sweeps our nation.

Building New Year Momentum Now!

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Many people view the month of December as a time to wrap things up. What if you looked at things differently? Instead of December being a great time to complete things, what if you thought of it as a time to create momentum into the New Year?

The Indispensable Leader

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Making yourself indispensable is a skill that nearly every leader, employee, manager, and team member wants and should have.

How to Increase Your Personal Effectiveness at Work

Donna Flagg | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business
Donna Flagg

There is a critical relationship between management, marketing and training, which is key to creating cohesion across the front end of a business, and which then in turn determines the strength of the force behind sales.

U.S. Workers Will Hand Employers Billions By Not Taking Vacation Days

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

American workers are giving their companies a boost by not using all those vacation days. U.S. workers on average won't use two of their vacation ...

5 Tips For Staying Productive

SavvySugar | Posted 11.30.2011 | Women

Not sure how the weather's been elsewhere, but San Francisco's gloom has me wanting to stay indoors. So this weekend will be a good time for me to get...

Mentoring Flip-Flop: What The Bosses Are Learning From The New Hires

Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

In an effort to school senior executives in technology, social media and the latest workplace trends, many businesses are pairing upper management wit...