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6 Leaders to Be Thankful for

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We all know a great leader when we see one, and to be sure bad leaders aren't hard to spot either. Leaders who are responsible, engaged, and effective may have different approaches, but there's no doubt they get the job done.

The One Sign You Are Too Busy

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Once you know what matters most, it's time to get going again -- except this time, you will hopefully feel a much lighter burden on your shoulders. Starting your day with confidence involves knowing what you will accomplish and why.

5 Things Your Kids Learn by What You Do, Not What You Say

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.23.2015 | Parents
Kimanzi Constable

As parents, we want what's best for our children. We want them to live a better life than we may have had the opportunity to live. Now, I don't want...

Rise of the Machines: Robots and the New World of Work

Philip Jennings | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Philip Jennings

It won't be long before robots have the cognitive skills to think, act and react like humans. What does a new species mean to our own? We must develop our own skills alongside the robots. We must be able to complement the work they do. We must evolve.

'Busy' Is a Four-Letter Word

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

When it comes down to it, we don't remember all the things that occupied our time and seemed to be so pressing. But we do remember the people we love, and the moments we spent being fully present with them. And they remember that about us, too. That's special, that's what life is really about.

8 More Business Etiquette Tips

Amy Arndt | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Amy Arndt

It's been nearly two years since I wrote a list of 8 business etiquette tips. Since that time, I'm fairly confident I have all but stopped workplace n...

How Changing the Way You Work Can Change Your Life

Troy Stoneking | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Troy Stoneking

If you are like most people you spend a large amount of time engaged in your work. But do you enjoy what you do? According to the 2014 Job Satisfaction Survey conducted by the non-profit research firm the Conference Board, less than 50% of American workers are satisfied at their jobs. But why are people dissatisfied?

If You Really Love It, You'll Make It Work

Matthew Tyson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts
Matthew Tyson

It's not sexy. It's not mysterious. It's not revolutionary. But I don't care. I'm writing.

How to Respond When a Co-Worker Steals Your Idea

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I was humbled by the great response to last week's post, "How to Steal Your Co-Workers' Ideas." Close to 10,000 readers took time to read it on LinkedIn, and nearly 60 shared their thoughts.

#1 Cause of Unhappiness at Work: Bad Bosses. Here's What We Can Do About Them

Alexander Kjerulf | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Alexander Kjerulf

Given that bad bosses are the most common cause of unhappiness at work and given the negative effects they have on employees and on the company's results, we clearly need to do something about this problem.

5 Myths About Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

I eventually pulled myself out of the burnout spiral and made it my mission to study the illness that almost took me down. As I lecture and train busy professionals in the skills that help build stress resilience and prevent burnout, I hear certain myths about burnout repeatedly. These five myths about burnout need to be busted.

The One Sign You Love Your Job

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We all want to be involved in work that is fulfilling, challenging, and enjoyable. We also should get recognition and promotion for our efforts. Most of us really just want to make a fair wage and be appreciated for the work we do.

The Three Things It Takes to Build a Lasting Freelance Career

Paul Jarvis | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Paul Jarvis

Successful seems to imply there are no downs to the ups. Successful seems to imply that you actually figure shit out and it stays figured out. Anyone...

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We often discuss how to be better stewards of time, money, and resources, but have you ever considered the importance of stewarding criticism?

81 Thoughts You Have When Someone Shows Up To Work Sick

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 11.16.2015 | Comedy

1. Did I just hear a sniffle? I think I just heard a sniffle. 2. Oh, it stopped. Okay. Good.  3. Ahh, peace and quiet.  4. Back to that repo...

Starving for Wisdom

Ira Israel | Posted 11.15.2015 | Education
Ira Israel

We have all of the information that has ever existed in all of the libraries in the world at our fingertips twenty-fours hours a day. In my workshops I often say, "With my three graduate degrees and a token I can ride the bus all day. All of the information in the world is useless if it doesn't lead to transformation."

7 Ways An Introvert Can Handle A Coworker Who Won't Stop Talking

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Dear Val, I sit right across from a coworker who frequently thinks out loud by talking to me whenever she...

5 Science-Backed Ways Taking A Break Boosts Our Productivity

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Most of us are aware that taking breaks from physical activity is necessary to recuperate and prevent injuries. Taking breaks in our mental work is equally helpful, and can be a great boost to our productivity as well.

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge--there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they ...

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.14.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles t...

10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.14.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator. Great leaders connect with people on an emotional level every time t...

11 Things Smart People Won't Say

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

No matter how talented you are or what you've accomplished, there are certain phrases that instantly change the way people see you and can forever cast you in a negative light. These phrases are so loaded with negative implications that they undermine careers in short order.

Divorce Confidential: Alimony -- Are You On The Hook?

Caroline Choi | Posted 11.13.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Alimony. It's a hot button issue in divorce and something many individuals have a hard time dealing with after the breakup. It seems unfair, when one spouse is ordered to pay a hefty sum each month towards the daily living costs and lifestyle choices of their ex-spouse. These individuals are no longer connected, yet the financial obligation continues -- sometimes indefinitely.

Travelle's Conference Survival Guide

Travelle | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel

Whether you're there to gain new skills or information, meet new contacts, or to present something yourself, the pressure to wring the most out of a work conference can bring on a great deal of stress. But for those ladies who refuse to succumb to the pressure and want to turn a hectic day into a rewarding opportunity, Travelle has the tips you need to manage your stress level so you can rock that whirlwind of a business trip.

You Look Good, I Guess: Receiving The Backhanded Compliment

Marie Forster | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Marie Forster

Here's the thing: I get that it was supposed to be a compliment, but it was a backhanded compliment. Emphasizing how much younger I look only makes me think of how terrible I must look all other days.