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Americans Are Afraid To Share Vacation Plans With Coworkers

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

As summer fades away, you're hopefully reflecting on a relaxing vacation you took over the past few months. Now, think about it: Were you scared to t...

Working Alone

Nicole Williams | Posted 09.02.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

Whether you spend a lot of time on the road, work in a very small (i.e., one employee -- you) office, or telecommute from home, isolation is an occupational hazard. Here, a few tips to a successful solo career.

Avoid Guilt and Burnout With These 2 Questions

Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M.

Part of love is service. It feels good to help out, and what that does for your spirit can often make up for a deficiency of physical energy. But (for me, at least) those delicious feelings dry up under the harshness of overextending out of obligation.

5 Things Unhappy Employees Want Their Company To Know

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

The average workweek is even longer today. A recent Gallup poll tells us we now work 47 hours a week on average. That is a significant portion of our week spent doing a job we either love or hate. One way or another, our work has an effect on every other area of our life.

The Emotional Toll of a Cutthroat Work Environment

Mindy Utay | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Mindy Utay

A cutthroat and bruising workplace environment is not for everyone. Know yourself. Don't feel pressure to conform. Define what success means to you. Take a step back and evaluate your priorities. Don't be afraid to draw a line in the sand.

5 Questions to Ask When Leaving a Secure Job for a Fresh Challenge: Thanks UMass, Hello Babson!

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 08.28.2015 | Education
Adam Sulkowski

Many thanks to all those at UMass for support and inspiration during the past decade, and looking forward with much excitement to a new chapter with those of you at Babson!

Just a "Simple" Day-Trip to the City When You Can't See

Matthew A. Weed PhD | Posted 08.28.2015 | New York
Matthew A. Weed PhD

For someone who doesn't have significant challenges to manage, it's hard to truly understand the difference between our lives. Here's an example of what I, and many people who are either chronically ill or disabled, need to do to make a comparatively "easy" day trip to the city happen.

The Hard-To-Hear Advice Every 20-Something Needs

Greatist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Greatist

Part of adulthood is understanding the importance of finding peace with your current situation. It took me until I was 40 years old, riding solo across the country on my motorcycle to really find my inner peace.

You're Not Good Enough to Be Disappointed

James Clear | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In the beginning, you're still learning. You're still developing. You're still building. You haven't developed enough competency to feel disappointed by your performance. You're supposed to feel stupid and unskilled.

Feel Like Crying at Work? Here's Why That's Fine

Susan Bernstein | Posted 08.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Bernstein

You're not supposed to cry at work, right? But there's a particular situation that can make almost any smart, hard-working professional burst into te...

5 Ways To Get Your Email Under Control

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

When we get caught up in the need to respond and stay plugged in at all times, we are operating out of fear, which isn't helpful in any kind of communication -- business or personal. A few tips to shift your relationship with your inbox -- and the people you're emailing:

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.

Gap To End On-Call Scheduling For Workers

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

Gap Inc. announced Wednesday that it would end on-call scheduling for employees at its stores by the end of September, making it the latest retailer ...

6 Steps to a Career Plan that Actually Works

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Megan Dalla-Camina

Over my 20-year corporate career working for some of the worlds largest companies like GE, PwC and IBM, and more than a decade of coaching women on their careers and leadership development, I have developed six key steps to building a career plan that works.

The Terrifying Truth About Working In Tech

Sarah Cooper | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology
Sarah Cooper

If you think having a tech job is the answer to all your problems, think again. Working at a large tech company can be quite a sobering experience for new employees, especially the drunk ones. Here are just 11 of the horrors experienced everyday by tech employees.

How to Shine at Work

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

Recently, I had a travel fiasco and spent hours at the airport only to be notified that my flight had been canceled. Needless to say, I was pretty fru...

What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says

James Clear | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It's easier to recognize beauty than it is to create it. You're good enough to know that what you're doing isn't good, but not good enough to produce something great. When you find yourself in this frustrating limbo, the challenge is to never forget what got you there in the first place. Remember that thing that got you into the game.

How to Stop Policing Girls and Women

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

Unfortunately, policing of females doesn't diminish as we get older and it trickles into our social lives, our interactions with the general public and at work. Dress codes -- on paper or through verbal expectations -- are an easy way to determine if there is disparate treatment of the genders.

5 Ways To Stay Healthy While Working From Home

Everyday Health | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living

“How will work and workplaces evolve in the future?” was the question that thought leaders tried to answer during the Global Wellness Ins...

Good News! Your Dreams Are Made of Crap!

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 08.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

Your dreams are not made of clouds. Your dreams are not made of pixie dust. Your dreams are made of CRAP! Dirty, smelly, inconvenient, annoying, sca...

Five Bottom Line Reasons Why Employers Should Hire Ex-Felons

Mike Green | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Mike Green

There is no city in the nation that's growing faster than the population of 70 million Americans with criminal records. As one of them, former real estate developer R.L. Pelshaw is determined to turn this costly societal burden into an opportunity.

The Busy Addiction

Jennifer Langione | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

We can transform our guilt into acceptance: accept that our priorities will continue to change in five days, five months, and five years from now. The best we can do is act with intention and purpose, focusing our energy on what is most important right now, and everything else will undoubtedly fall into place.

Everything You Think You Know About the History and Future of Jobs Is Likely Wrong

Scott Santens | Posted 08.20.2015 | Technology
Scott Santens

Centuries of data may show us how jobs have been both destroyed and created, but recent decades worth of more nuanced data more importantly show us there's more to this story.

You Will Never Find Work/Life Balance

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You have been lied to and so have I. Blame our parents, teachers, and the last 20 years of business gurus for their deception. We have been aiming so hard for success -- under the guise of "work/life balance." There's just one problem: we've been grasping for the wrong trophy.

5 Gifts Every Leader Should Give the Team

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Holidays don't have to be the only time we give, share, and shower others with appreciation. Leaders should always be looking for meaningful ways to give back to the team.