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Work Satisfaction

The Balance of Work and Play

Jody B. Miller | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Jody B. Miller

In the book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by author Daniel Pink, we learn about research related to human motivation. In his book he talks about bringing fun into the workplace in order to improve the bottom line and engage employees.

Is Your Outdated Career Map Leading You Astray?

Amanda Yuill | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Amanda Yuill

If you have been tending to your career lovingly for many years, you will be able to visit your career map in light of this new discovery, decide what on the map still resonates with you and what doesn't (even massive changes will carry some elements of your "old life" into the new), and chart a new course.

Can I Really Impact My Work-Life Balance?

Julie Cohen, PCC | Posted 12.31.2014 | Business
Julie Cohen, PCC

I don't need another article or blog post about work-life balance to tell me I'm overwhelmed. Do you? The media continually reminds us that our modern lifestyle is not sustainable for a sane and satisfying life.

Is Dale Chihuly in the Right Line of Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Leni Miller

How did he do it? How did Dale find the right line of work and develop it over so many years and through so much adversity?

It's Not Just About the Bagels: Building Employee Engagement (Pt. 1)

Charles J. Alaimo | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Charles J. Alaimo

Employees are engaged when they feel fully involved and enthusiastic about their jobs and their organizations. They are emotionally connected to the success of their organization and are committed to contribute towards this success.

Be Happier At Work - This Week

The Huffington Post | Jordan Freeman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business

We’ve all heard the saying, “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Yet, most people find work unfulfilling. Accord...

Debunking The Myth Of Multitasking

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

Debunking the myth of multitasking, we become much better at what we do and increase the chance of being able to remember the details of work we have done in the past.

Jacob Morgan: Why Does Work Suck?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The smart and progressive companies today realize that employees are the most valuable asset that they have. Today, employees shouldn't work for a company because they HAVE to, but because they WANT to.

Permission to Dream About Your Job

Laurie Gerber | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

The average American lifetime includes 90,000+ hours of work time. If you are not using those hours to live out a dream, you might be feeling a little disappointed, numb or fearful right now. I understand.

What We Really Want From Work

Liz Maw | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Liz Maw

So that should make it easy, right? We can all commit to bringing our values to work, and the workplace will be a more humane, responsible, and sustainable place. Wrong again.

Why Women Slackers Are More Productive at Work

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 07.15.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

In an ideal world, companies would pay for performance and performance usually equals outcomes -- not hours worked. Who's to say that when you're sitting at your desk in your office you're actually doing meaningful work?

Are You Too Passionate For Your Own Good?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Barry Kaufman

The type of passion one has matters -- not just for work, but for many other areas of life. What kind of you passion do you have? Do you feel a compulsive need to work, or are you easily able to disengage?

How Being Happy At Work Could Improve Your Marital Satisfaction, Too

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

People who are happy in their jobs often report being happy spouses, as well. In effect, job satisfaction can increase relationship happiness.

Overwork S.O.S.: Increase Your 'Worth Ethic' And Save Your Health

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Behind the game face, the work face, a nation is silently imploding from stress and overload, from lean-sizing, technology run amok.

Are You Serving a Calling or Feeding a Craving?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

The best indicator that you are serving a calling is when you can learn to not care about what other people think. You know you are making a difference on some scale.