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The Rude Question: Do You Own or Rent?

Christopher Gurrie | Posted 07.23.2016 | Business
Christopher Gurrie

Here is why I believe the "do you own your home or rent" is an off-putting and personal question that should be lumped with salary and religion on a first encounter in social and work situations.

No, Thank You

Paula Conway | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Conway

I've come to realize that like any gift, a thank-you note is not about you, it's about the receiver. It's true that you should send one, but the thought behind it is what counts.

The Secret Damage to You From Being Disorganized

Joel Zaslofsky | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Joel Zaslofsky

There are plenty of ways that our collective disorganization is inflicting secret collateral damage all around us. You might never realize it the toll of too much chaos, but the people impacted and their overall environment certainly do.

5 Ways To Make Your Relationships Stronger Than Ever

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Spring and summer are the quintessence of backyard barbecues, outdoor festivities, and beach bum days, which means a lot more mingling and mixing is done during these months. But increased exposure to others can also easily increase tensions.

Thank-You Notes: Don't Be a Social Disgrace

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.18.2013 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Thank-you notes show that you are respectful, they make you look good, and they are absolutely necessary!

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.