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Nine Great Products for the Always Connected Consumer in Your Life

Lee Traupel | Posted 05.05.2015 | Style
Lee Traupel

Take a trip with me down gadget lane into the world where just about anything a product marketer can dream up is now coming at you complements of toda...

Confessions of an Accomplishment Junkie

Ann marie Houghtailing | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ann marie Houghtailing

It's confusing being an accomplishment junkie. People tell you to slow down and relax while congratulating you for all that you've done.

Work-Life Balance Secret: Nurture Your Sense of Human

Eryc Eyl | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Eryc Eyl

Sometimes, the workplace can be a cold and mechanistic place. You've just come out of a meeting with seven new action items, a change in strategic direction and a boatload of doubts.

The Difference Between Living In New York And San Francisco

Sarah Cooper | Posted 05.04.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sarah Cooper

After living in New York for five years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly superior, but there are some distinct differences.

Build a Career (and Life!) That's Aligned With Your Values

Leisa Peterson | Posted 05.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

We live in a world where it's easy to feel pushed into job duties that are not in alignment with our sense of right and wrong. Perhaps you've been ask...

Shopping for Insurance Online May Be Boring, But It's Rewarding

Lee Traupel | Posted 05.04.2015 | Money
Lee Traupel

Shopping for insurance online or in person is tricky and I don't want to make this sound like a cake walk, it is not. You need to asks lots of open ended questions when speaking directly with providers and aggregating information pulled from any/all insurance comparison sites. #presson

Have Your App Call My App and Let's Do Business

Lee Traupel | Posted 05.02.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

The financial services industry has embraced technology aggressively to drive customer reach, incremental revenue and branding, the more traditional insurance industry is still behind, but closing fast.

Work/Life Not Balanced? Enjoy It!

Marguerite Orane | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Marguerite Orane

The great quest of our life seems to be to find balance. We crave a sense of stability in our relationships between home and work, career and children, material desires and spirituality.

How to Foster Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Amy Morin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Amy Morin

The way employees think, feel, and behave can impact everything from productivity and communication to their ability to maintain safety. Promoting goo...

Going On Vacation? Don't Pack Your Email

Jessica Wang | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Jessica Wang

Some can't relax unless they know there are no fires burning at work, so they check email surreptitiously while their travel companions are planning the day's excursion. Not me, not anymore.

Looking for a Zebra in a Barnyard

Hilal Isler | Posted 04.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hilal Isler

I was in my office a few weeks ago, when my boss knocked at the door. "Mike!" I said, guiltily. I propped the door open with a sneakered foot, an em...

How To Focus On The Work That Matters

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

How can you spend time wisely? We all wonder where the hours go. There's a good reason for that — we're absolutely terrible at remembering how w...

The Letters We Write to Ourselves

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
Margaret Ruvoldt

I was prioritizing what I thought was most important despite the fact that I know to be our best, at home and work, means taking care of our physical well-being.

5 Reasons Why Planning an Incredible Getaway Helps the Imaginative Mind Get Rapidly Creative and Productive

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Sky Mandala Marcano

A simple change in thinking has given me the tools to work harder on my ideas, clearing space for more of the good stuff. Giving myself permission to just "be" who I am and create what I need to create has changed my daily business life, drastically.

7 Signs You May Be a Workaholic

Amy Morin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Amy Morin

Technology - like smartphones, laptops, and tablets -- provides opportunities to work from anywhere anytime and for some people, that means working all the time.

Questions Each Entrepreneur Should Be Asking

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Hannah Lamarque

Before you go to bed, what do you do? Are you a bedtime planner or are you a nighttime panicker? Have you planned your sleeping routine hours in advance, pyjamas hotly pressed and laid out, or, like me, have you fallen asleep with your face glued to your computer screen?

Can You Win the Chore Wars At Home?

Jennifer Owens | Posted 04.28.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Owens

It's likely not that surprising to hear that women are still doing the majority of what was once called "women's work." That said, it is surprising to see that even in dual-income families where the woman outearns her partner, she's still handling most of the at-home jobs.

Who Has it Harder: The Working Or The Stay-at-Home Parent?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

We're no longer on an even playing field. We haven't been for some time now. The ground seems slanted, the court warped,the turf tainted. Whatever sports analogy you conjure, things are far from even. And the "call" is in the eye of the beaten-down beholder.

How To Keep Your Dreams And Your Day Job

Eryc Eyl | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Eryc Eyl

As much as we'd like to be starting our own businesses, finishing our novels, selling our albums, or getting out to those casting calls, we feel chained to our chairs, shackled to our spreadsheets, drowned in our dead-end day jobs.

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon -- and a cliché -- in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. But that's just TV, right?

Ditch the Workplace Uniform

Robin Cassady | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Robin Cassady

Being relaxed truly allows me to get the most out of my workday and strive for greater success. I am happier to do more for my employer because I am comfortable at work.

The Incredible Value Of Gratitude At Work

Noelle Nelson | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

When you're the boss or in a supervisory position at work, gratitude for your employees can make a real impact -- not only to your workers, but also t...

Commitment-Phobe? This Is for You

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Hannah Lamarque

More than anything, my inability to make a decision comes down to my fear of commitment. It is not the long-term prospect of being tied to something which shakes me up inside but rather, the terror that I could have committed to the wrong thing.

Our Obsession With Studying Happiness Is Actually Making Us Less Happy

Quartz | Noah Berlatsky | Posted 04.24.2015 | World

Every morning before meetings began at the 2014 World Economic Forum at Davos, attendees had a chance to meditate with Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist mon...

Gaming and Gambling in Today's Smartphone Drenched World

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Technology
Lee Traupel

Mobile is taking an increasing bite out of our lives - there is no longer any place safe zone from someone next to you texting, gaming, surfing or worse, yapping incessantly about God knows what. I think the next horizon or maybe distraction for many will be gambling on smartphones.