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How Successful Managers Hire the Best People

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I seem to have struck a nerve on Tuesday when I wrote 3 Things Job Candidates Wish They Could Tell HR. I called out three frustrating aspects of hiring: forcing candidates to jump through too many hoops, inaccurate job descriptions, and poor communication.

Millennials Work Better

Aaron Straus Garcia | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business
Aaron Straus Garcia

One fact that gets overlooked time and time again when I read and hear things about millennials is that we, put simply, work better.

Faithful Shopper -- More for Mom

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.29.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.

The One Sentence That Will Make You Rich

Brian de Haaff | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

How rich do you want to be? Think of the richest person you know for a moment. Ever consider how they got there? It may have something to do with good luck and the family fortune.

Let's Get Personal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Hubbie and I recently found ourselves engaging in two different... discussions. The first involved a whole lot of bickering... making for some cranky...

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.

8 Crucial Mistakes To Avoid When Going After Your Goals

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Achieving goals with ease is an art that many people are yet to master. If you are one of these people, you could be making one of these crucial mistakes. Take note.

How Smart Managers Throw Employees Under the Bus

Brian de Haaff | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Your employee just made another terrible mistake. And you are going to suffer because of it. You both look bad now, and you are tired of being frowned upon for his incompetence.

10 Tips To Help Stay Mindful At Work

Steve Zanella | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Zanella

So how do you stay positive when you work in a "less-than-positive" environment? No matter how relaxing your weekend, nothing challenges your Zen-like being more than a serious case of the Mondays. Here are 10 tips to help start your workday right and keep that positive energy flowing throughout your day.

The 3 Worst Habits of Clueless Leaders

Brian de Haaff | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Clearly, your bad leadership habits affect more than just you. You may think your imperfections are yours to own, but they negatively affect everyone on your team. Here are three of the worst habits you should kick to the curb before it's too late.

The One Secret of Highly Successful Leaders

Brian de Haaff | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Successful leaders don't hide their goals and their motives. They broadcast them. Transparency is the currency that is used to acquire trust. It's an investment that also requires you to be open to the possibility that you might be wrong.

What I Wish I Knew When I Felt Stuck in a Toxic Workplace

Alanna Gillis | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Alanna Gillis

True story: I was once part of a toxic team at work. I was negative and complained a lot. I barely slept. I was constantly in fear of looking stupid. The office felt like a black hole. I was stuck. Now that I'm out on the other side I know that challenge was designed to teach me the most important lesson of my life.

When Is an Employee "Working?" This Is a Complex Legal Question

Brad Reid | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

While clocking-in and clocking-out may be important in resolving a "work" question, courts recognize that "off-the-clock" work is also compensable.

The REAL Problem With the Open Office, and What Some Companies Are Doing About It

Amanda Schneider | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Amanda Schneider

The science of workplace is still in its infancy. Our culture has not caught up with technology and all that it has enabled us to accomplish. This causes stress and pain in the very place we spend the majority of our waking hours: work.

The Only Productivity Tip You'll Ever Need

James Clear | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

We often assume that productivity means getting more things done each day. Wrong. Productivity is getting important things done consistently. And no matter what you are working on, there are only a few things that are truly important.

Why Success Isn't a Number

Skylar Liberty Rose | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Skylar Liberty Rose

Living a life fueled by fear is not healthy or sustainable. At some point, something has to give and often the first thing to be affected is our physical well-being. There simply has to be more to a life well lived than years of anxiety followed by illness and an inability to enjoy any of the trimmings that our burn out has paid for.

Serve Others By Being A Healthy Device User

Matt Tenney | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

It's 10:00 p.m. and, trying to adhere to your New Year's resolution to get more sleep (likely inspired by Arianna Huffington's book, Thrive), you're getting into bed with the intention of going to sleep.

Real Moments of Truth on the Job

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

As the story goes, 2,500 years ago, Buddha gave a wordless sermon to his disciples. All he did was hold up a single white flower -- a lotus. That's it. No words. Just a flower.

How to Override the Assumptions Others Make About You

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

When it comes to perceiving you, your colleagues are (without realizing it) relying heavily on assumptions, the miserly brain's favorite shortcut.

Ditching the Drone, Going for Genius

Bill Donius | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Donius

When the work-life balance is out of whack, working longer hours is seldom the solution. You find yourself wearing down and becoming less efficient, thereby taking longer to get the same amount of work completed.

What's Up With All the Honking?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

To deal with toxic people effectively, you need an approach that enables you, across the board, to control what you can and eliminate what you can't. The important thing to remember is that you are in control of far more than you realize.

10 Signs You're Married To A Nurse

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 03.26.2015 | Weddings
Shelly Lopez Gray

There are many tell-tell signs you are married to a nurse. These are just a few of them. God help our poor spouses!

Pressure: Meet the Villain

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Demolishers of cities and civilizations, slaughterers of heroes' fathers/mothers/lovers, terrorizers of little girls with fluffy kittens; villains are...

What I'm Grateful For On My Birthday

Honey Seltzer | Posted 04.01.2015 | Fifty
Honey Seltzer

A good life is so much more than how much money one has. Without feeling and giving love, there is no real life.