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Signs It's Time To Level Up At Work

Charles Edge | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Charles Edge

There are a number of board games and video games where you play a character who collects experience points. And once the character has enough experie...

The State of Leadership Development: Closing the Gap Between L&D and the Rest of the Business

Ray Carvey | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Ray Carvey

Given the complexities of today's environment, businesses recognize that the only way to stay on top is to have leaders in place at all levels - leade...

Fulfilling the Promise of the ADA: Innovative Talent Strategies Are Driving Corporate Success

Carol Glazer | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Carol Glazer

Each year at this time, those of us who work in the disability space take a very serious look at our progress to fulfill the promise of the Americans ...

Is Workaholism A Mental Illness?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Adi Gaskell

I'm sure you are familiar with the signs of being a workaholic, whether in yourself or someone close to you. If you're unsure, a test was created by ...

What's The 4-Letter Word Your Diet Might Be Missing?

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

As someone who who is able to share with others that I used to weigh over 450 pounds, I'm not sure which they are more impressed by -- the fact that I...

11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

The good news is that we're programmed to connect with each other; we just keep getting in our own way. Try these tips the next time you meet someone new, and watch a superficial conversation turn into a real connection.

Can You Teach Someone To Love Their Job?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Confucius advised: "Choose a job you love and you will never work a day in your life."  Steve Jobs agreed, counselling: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." The truth is a meta-analysis of almost one hundred different studies of working adults in almost every conceivable profession finding that when our interests match our jobs we are generally more satisfied and happier with our lives.

Gen Y and Workplace "Fit"

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Good fit is good for everyone, and everyone can find good fit somewhere. We have more information at our fingertips than seemed possible even a couple of decades ago - information to help us learn about ourselves, about the culture of the organizations we seek to work for, and how those two things fit together to lead to finding - or creating - the workplace that feels like coming home.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Clearly the idea that grit is one of the keys to success has grabbed our curiosity. After all as Angela herself writes in the book after asking three hundred American adults to tell her how they felt about their grit scores: "In the entire sample, there wasn't a single person, who upon reflection, aspired to be less gritty."

3 Traps Guaranteed to Make You Stuck in Your Career

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Tanuja Ramchal

As a coach, I see students and professionals falling into the same traps I did. In this article, I offer questions designed to avoid three common ones by bringing more self-awareness and inquiry to the career planning process.

Everyone's a Little Bit Sexist: Why Women Lock the Door to the Glass Ceiling Behind Them

Kristen Knepper | Posted 07.18.2016 | Women
Kristen Knepper

Acknowledging both our behavior towards other women and our experiences at the hands of women is a crucial step towards change. Experiences of betrayal by one of our own can feel like death by a thousand paper cuts.

6 Personality Types You Should Avoid At Work

Oprah.com | Joann Pan | Posted 07.18.2016 | OWN

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'How Can I Tell Work That My Kids Come First?'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 07.17.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

How do I establish better boundaries at work?  How can I communicate to work that I'm stressed out and frustrated and the bang just isn't worth the buck? Finally, are there any sole breadwinner moms out there with full-time stay at home husbands who'd like to create a support group?

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

With summer in high gear, the high season for procrastination is upon us. It's even more difficult to get work done when you're stuck at the office, wishing you were enjoying time with family and friends.

Why Everyone Should Have Unlimited Vacation Days

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.16.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We're now operating in a participation economy, where people are measured and paid for what they produce. Yet, when it comes to time off, we're still clinging to the vestiges of the industrial economy, where people were paid for the time they spent on the job. This is a huge demotivator.

6 Secrets To Staying Fit And Healthy At Work

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Work, work, work! It's all we seem to do nowadays. There's nothing wrong with having a busy lifestyle, but when your health begins to be negatively im...

National Grit

Todd Buchholz | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Todd Buchholz

If the U.S. were a grittier place, would voters have permitted Social Security and Medicare to rack up $50 trillion in debt that will be paid by their children and grandchildren?

What Holds Us Back From Achieving a Better Society?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Barry Jason Mauer UCF Forum columnist Until the mid-20th century, toil and scarcity were unavoidable facts of life for most people. By contrast, ...

Avoid Traffic Delays on Your Daily Commute with the Snorelax App

Rawan AbuShaban | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Rawan AbuShaban

Calling all commuters: spend less time on your morning drive with a new mobile app that works while you sleep. Snorelax analyzes real-time and histo...

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that require common sense. The simplicity of these situations and the abundant intelligence of those who tend to muck them up can be downright comical.

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Genuine people know who they are. They are confident enough to be comfortable in their own skin. They are firmly grounded in reality, and they're truly present in each moment because they're not trying to figure out someone else's agenda or worrying about their own.

What Is The Real Cost Of Hiring Your Friends?

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Michele Cuthbert

Many clients hire us for strategic planning and management to help them grow their businesses. In our process in evaluating these businesses, we get to see the intricate ways many businesses function. Some run like a well oiled machines while others seem like utter chaos.

Silk, Steel, Rust, Memory

Frank Browning | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts
Frank Browning

Latoya Ruby Frazier grew up in the sooted ruins of Braddock, Pennsylvania, home Andrew Carnegie's first steel plant just outside Pittsburgh. Daughter ...

The Success Key To Pressing Reset On Your Career

Stacia Pierce | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Stacia Pierce

Many employees find themselves stuck in a rut 5-7 years after joining the workforce. They stay put, often thinking that they must stick it out with the job where they started, like their parents did.

5 Ways To Experience Flow And Get Crazy Productive

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

The average person has 70,000 thoughts each day, and if you don't learn to organize them, they have the potential to wreak havoc on your productivity.