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Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 02.27.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

You are annoying your boss and colleagues any time you take your phone out during meetings, says new research from USC's Marshall School of Business. And if you work with women and people over 40, they're even more perturbed by it than everyone else.

How to Stay Focused While Working in a Remote Job

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Discipline and focus are the two main things when it comes to being your own boss of a work schedule, because distraction and temptation is all around you, even if you think that you're being loyal and honest with yourself.

How to Inspire Your Team

David Dye | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
David Dye

When I was sixteen years old, I told my father I wanted to be a vegetarian. "That's great!" he said, and jumped up from the couch, went to his file cabinet and pulled out old magazine articles and copies of nutrition guidelines.

How To Never Feel Burned Out Again

SELF | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Here are eight steps to take right now for more balance and less stress as you work toward crossing some major milestones.

How I Learned to Stop Hating My Job and Love My Life

James McCrae | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

At this moment, you are being called to make an impact where you have been assigned. It's not perfect. But things are never perfect. Instead of waiting for your job to be perfect, make your reaction to your job perfect. Show up everyday as an act of service. Take what you are given and turn it into art.

You Don't Sound As Awesome Asking For A Raise As You Think You Do

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy

If you're thinking about asking a raise, you may want to spend a few minutes pondering how you'll actually sound when you walk into your boss' office....

I Quit My Job Every Year, And You Should Too

Aaron Hurst | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Aaron Hurst

Every December 31st, I quit my job. The next day I decide if I want to take the job again for the New Year. It helps me clear the noise and make sure I am 150 percent behind what I am doing and that it is how I want to spend the majority of my waking hours.

The Clock Is Ticking: How Do You Manage Your Time?

Alex Lyman | Posted 02.16.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

We all have the same 24 hours in a day. What you do with those hours dictates your life's path. While you cannot accomplish everything in one day, managing your time wisely will help you finish in a reasonable amount of time and still let you enjoy your college experience.

Inequality on the Rise? Workers of America Adapt

Peter T. Coleman, PhD | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Peter T. Coleman, PhD

Hard times are here for many hard working Americans. Today we must adapt to the industrious ethic and shrewd decision-making it takes to get by. But adaptivity takes knowledge, skill and practice. Most of us get stuck in our chronic ways of responding to challenges at work and therefore miss opportunities to get things done and build stronger relations.

Vocation vs. Vacation

Zach Dean | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

I thought about what it would be like to go to work because it was my vocation. I wondered what would it be like to wake up every day and feel a strong feeling of suitability for my occupation? How would it change the way I experienced the world if instead of seeing work as a necessity.

Ready to Make a Change? 5 Signs It's Time to Move On

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Moving on is rarely easy, and the longer you've worked somewhere, or the longer you've been with someone, the harder it becomes.

24 Ways to Impact Education

Aaron Hurst | Posted 02.11.2015 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Individuals and organizations alike work to maximize their impact based on a variety of factors. Those factors are: who is being impacted, why change is needed, and how to best go about about impacting that change.

We Desperately Need This Kind of Love at Work

Susan Bernstein | Posted 02.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Bernstein

Seemingly magical insights and new possibilities can spark to life when we are fully heard. But that happens too infrequently. So often, we jump to help others by giving our own answers.

The Signs of a Bad Employer (Or How I Dodged a Bullet)

Alba Brunetti | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Alba Brunetti

Here are some things to keep in mind when interviewing for a job. Each of these raised a red flag for me in a potential future employer.

When Dads Lean Back, the Benefits Pile Up

Nanette Fondas | Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents
Nanette Fondas

Lean back, dads. You might be surprised by how comfortable it feels. When a dad spends more time involved with his children, virtually everyone in his life feels better.

Why Won't My Family and Friends Do More to Help My Business?

Gerard Kersey | Posted 02.11.2015 | Black Voices
Gerard Kersey

So often this is the question I get from so many business owners I speak to. They say they expect so much more is from the people that are closer to them.

The People I Work With Are Driving Me Nuts!

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

However you approach the situation, remember to stay calm. The situation will only get worse if you lose your temper. Your goal is to resolve the strife in a way that makes a better environment for everyone.

Looking for Work Over 50 - Knocking Down Obstacles

Joe Seldner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Looking for work can be one of life's truly daunting experiences. Looking for work when you're older can be a particularly distasteful, even humiliating, exercise.

What Sets the Most Successful Managers Apart?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

With studies now finding that even just one strengths feedback session with an employee each year can make a big difference in engagement, profitability and productivity, clearly our thinking needs to shift.

Did The Minimum Wage Rise In Your State This Year?

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

It's now been just over a month since minimum wage hikes went into effect in a record 20 different states, as well as the District of Columbia. On ...

Your Personal Balance Equation

Zach Dean | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Because a balanced day is ever shifting and impossible to copy, the only way to solve your personal balance equation is to turn to your inner wisdom -- that voice inside you that tells you exactly what you need.

An America That Works for Women

Kate Black | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics
Kate Black

Women are looking for a fair shot at a good job that can support them and their families and give them a chance at a brighter future. We can't ask women to lead when they can't feed their families, worry about how to pay their debts, or wonder how they can afford child care. Our country is successful when women are successful.

From Blah to Rah: Turning Around a Bad Day at Work

Laura Stack | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Laura Stack

Once you've done your visualization, taken your sanity break or had your tea, find something on your to-do list you feel capable of tackling -- and get to work. Maybe that will warm you up for another, more important item on your list.

Is Your Boss an Empty Suit?

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Craig Newmark

Your first task after getting inside might be to determine if the boss is an "empty suit," looking good and projecting confidence and that's it. Then you decide if the culture is a fit for you.

The #1 Thing to Lose This Year

Susie Moore | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Like everything else, what we focus on expands. When our thoughts and words are self-defeating, we only generate more excuses as we have no choice -- our behavior negates any possibility for good outcomes and over time we justify more and more away. Unless kicked to the curb, our excuses increase to no end.