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Should You Take a Vacation?

Nicole Williams | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

But there are ways to ease back into the nine-to-five-drill without losing your hard-earned relaxation the second you enter the door.

Why You're Unhappy at Work -- And 4 Ways to Fix It

Ellevate | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women

Here are four steps to take to feel better about your work.The first two are short-term strategies, while the last two are long-term game plans.

10 Things Your Mom Never Told You About Work

Lori Osterberg | Posted 05.22.2015 | Women
Lori Osterberg

The concept that women could do it all was alive and well as I transitioned from student to working adult. And as a young, naïve woman looking for a way to bring it all into my life, I fell for it hook, line and sinker. Why can't women have it all?

7 Sentences You Shouldn't Say to Your Boss - Ever

Bernard Marr | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Bernard Marr

There are certain things all bosses dread to hear. "I lost the account," "There's a big mistake," and "I think the building is on fire," would all qualify, but I'm talking about sentences that may seem innocuous to you, but can be a big deal to your boss.

Boss' Day: Time to Hug Your Boss

Kim Keating | Posted 12.16.2014 | Business
Kim Keating

Even the best boss has room to improve; use these tips to reflect on your own management style to help be even better.

5 Ways Positive Thinking Makes You Miserable at Work

Alexander Kjerulf | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Alexander Kjerulf

The idea of positive thinking (and therefore banning negativity) is not new, but is affecting us now more than ever - at home and at work. And ironically, its effects are mostly negative.

The Art of Offer Negotiations: 5 Steps to Salary Success

Skiddy von Stade | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Skiddy von Stade

You may believe applying for jobs, landing interviews and producing outstanding references are the toughest of job search challenges. However, it's what happens after you land a job that presents the real test.

Lessons Learned From the Softball Field on the Power of Collaboration

Suzanne McKenzie | Posted 09.21.2014 | Impact
Suzanne McKenzie

The most effective partnerships are forged when people build on one another's strengths, resulting in more than they could accomplish on their own.

How to Say "No" While Laughing Along the Way

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Katherine Wintsch

I was stopped in my tracks one day when a client asked me "what I did for fun" outside the office. It was the ONLY question he had all day that I couldn't answer.

How 7 Successful Entrepreneurs Find Focus

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

It happens every day. Wherever you go, anything you look at, every noise you hear is another piece of information fighting for your attention. How do ...

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Forbes | Frances Booth | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions? It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased produc...

Work-Life Balance Is Going To Be Dead

LinkedIn | Jappreet Sethi | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

Work- Life Balance is dying as a concept, In the ninja world of corporate you make Work, Life & Family choices and the ratio in which you make the cho...

6 Things I Want to Teach My Dog About Work

Matt Douglas | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Matt Douglas

6. Only wag your tail when you mean it.

7 Things To Stop Telling Yourself This Year

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Because that voice in your head sometimes gives you the worst advice. By Leigh Newman Leigh Newman is the Deputy Editor of and the...

To Achieve Balance in Life, Begin By Measuring Your 'Core Assets'

Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD

My experiences as a physician have reinforced one essential truth: to be happy, to enjoy optimal health and achieve our potential, each of us must strive for balance in our lives.

Lolly Daskal: Staying Sane in Insane Times

Lolly Daskal | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

The relationship we have with ourselves starts with being wholly self-aware without being judgmental or self-effacing. Only then can we cultivate the capacity to sense our strong emotions without being defined by them

Finding Our Way Home

Lolly Daskal | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

Whether we're constantly on the go or just constantly in meetings, it can feel like we're starving ourselves of something vital.

Attitude Drives Success

Scott Anderson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Scott Anderson

On a personal level, surrounding yourself with individuals with positive attitudes helps you control your own. Spread yours watch the multiplier effect.

Competing for a Job Against a Friend: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business
Noah Kass

I would encourage you to work together on this. Look at the hiring process objectively. Only one person is going to get the job. In the end, if your friend is selected over you, be thankful it is someone you love and respect.

How To Handle FOMO At The Office

Posted 03.22.2013 | Women

Lynze Wardle Lenio | The Daily Muse FOMO. Even if you haven’t heard of it, you’ve definitely experienced it. That sinking feeling in your stoma...

What Your Boss Secretly Wants To Tell You

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn The head honcho in the corner office has a secret (and it's not where the mini Snickers are stored). Here, the information you migh...

Wall Street's 'Eat What You Kill' Motto Is the Only Way to Live

James Altucher | Posted 04.03.2013 | Small Business
James Altucher

Life only tastes good when you eat what you kill. When you hustle for what you earn and someone pays you money in proportion to the service you've offered, the idea you've created, your ability to execute on it, and their ability to consume it in a way that benefits them.

8 Things I Know About Work Now That I'm In My 60s

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Women
Ann Brenoff

I took my first job at age 14, working part-time at the cosmetics counter at Rubin Bros. Drugstore in Newark, N.J. Forty years and a share of a Pulitzer Prize later, here are some lessons I picked up along the way.

12 Things I Know About Work Now That I'm In My 50s

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Lisa Belkin

I've spent decades trying to live the balanced message that I want my children to hear. I'm not quite there yet, but over the years I have gotten closer, and learned more than a little -- not just about the meaning of life, but also of work.

10 Things I Know About Work Now That I'm In My 40s

Tessa Blake | Posted 03.12.2013 | Women
Tessa Blake

When people refer to women as having "big personalities," they mean she's either fat, funny or decisive.