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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.

This Is a Test -- Let's Play

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Once I decided to leave the gym I desperately tried to figure out what would replace it... the class or the boot camp or the activity that would be the right fit now.

I Used To Be Ashamed Of Making More Money Than My Husband. Not Anymore.

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 01.27.2015 | Women
40 Percent and Rising

For the entirety of my married life, I've made more money than my husband. And not a little bit more -- a lot. The year we met, in my job as a Wall Street lawyer, I made something like ten times what he did as an actor and bartender in New York City.

The Most Important Career Decision You'll Ever Make...

Susan Bernstein | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Susan Bernstein

If you're at a career crossroads and considering whether to leave your job this year, your fulfillment rests on one decision. What is that crucial decision? Which path will you follow?

Why Americans Struggle So Much With Overwork And Burnout

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Americans are notorious for working long hours without a reasonable cushion of paid sick leave or vacation time to take advantage of when they need it...

Leading Well: Know When and How to Be Tough

David Peck | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
David Peck

A tough message and tone -- used sparingly, privately and deliberately -- is a necessary leadership tool.

How to Land the Best Holiday Jobs Abroad

Dan Miles | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

I recently worked out that I have spent 15 of the last 20 years working abroad; ranging from tending bar and waiting tables, to teaching, to working on a stall that sold missiles at an arms fair (no experience necessary apparently).

How To Work When You're On The Road

Map Happy | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

For the past three or so years, there hasn't been one trip where I've completely abstained from work.

The First Ninety Days: Part 2 of the Interview Is Just Beginning

Elliot S. Weissbluth | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Elliot S. Weissbluth

As a new hire, the process of proving your worth is just beginning. The most successful new hires are the ones who exhibit certain traits and behaviors in their first three months on the job.

Hard Work, Hard Times: Self-control and Joblessness

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.21.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Does self-discipline today really pay off later in life -- in jobs, paychecks, promotions and bonuses, professional prestige and wealth? Surprisingly, given the importance of employment to well-being and the global economy, the link between self-control and job success has not been thoroughly studied. Until now.

Educating for the Work of Democracy -- the Freedom Spirit Then and Now

Harry Boyte | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Harry Boyte

A national conversation called "The Changing World of Work - What Should We Ask of Higher Education?" will be launched on Wednesday, January 21st, at the National Press Club in an event from 9 am to 12 pm. It will be live streamed.

MLK's Dream Starts at Home

Cristina Tzintzún | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Cristina Tzintzún

By standing with Memphis sanitation workers and calling on the city to treat these black workers with dignity and respect, MLK taught us that racial and economic justice are intrinsically linked. That lesson inspires me today, because 47 years later, the fight isn't over for black and Latino workers.

3 Simple Tips to Have a 'Third Metric' Workweek

Alison Elissa Cardy | Posted 01.16.2015 | Women
Alison Elissa Cardy

Your usual workweek busyness isn't working. And the struggle to "just get to Friday" drains your mental and physical energy. Make a few simple tweaks to your routine that align with Third Metric ideals, and you'll go from tired and stuck to thriving and energized.

How to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.: Leave a Meaningful Legacy

Tarra Christoff M.A. | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Tarra Christoff M.A.

Have you ever considered the legacy that you'd like to leave the world? While this may sound like a lofty question, legacy holds the power to transform you. As a career and legacy coach, I can assure you that this seldom asked inquiry can create seismic shifts in your life.

Former Charles Schwab CEO David Pottruck's Breakthrough Change Into Right Work

Leni Miller | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Leni Miller

He practiced brutal self-reflection and took responsibility for his mistakes. He learned from his experience and grew beyond his pain. Now he is rapidly becoming a significant thought leader and expert in the area of change itself. Today, Dave is contributing to business and life at a level far bigger than that of being CEO of one company.

The Surprising Connection Between Problem Drinking And Working Too Much

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're always working late, your job could be taking a toll on your health in more ways than you may realize, new research suggests. Publishing ...

Detectives, Students and Explorers: Seizing the Opportunity to Reinvent the Future of Work

Great Work Cultures | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Great Work Cultures

The reigning idea of having a "good job" is the legacy of the industrial revolution(s) and was a relatively stable concept for about a hundred years. That age is over. The order and systems that we've based our expectations and plans upon have changed.

The Side Hustle

Austin Schneider | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Austin Schneider

You may consider work or class your day job. It is crucial to excel at these, but you still have a great amount of time outside of your day job that you can turn into actionable learning and improvement.

Contemplating College at Age 53

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 01.13.2015 | College
Dean Dauphinais

In a world where popular opinion says that a college degree is necessary in order to find a decent job and be successful, I've managed to meander my way through my work life without one.

Find Your Happy Place at Work

Jason Powers | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Jason Powers

What makes a company great? It's not the free food or massages (though no one's complaining). Time and again, a company rises to the top when its employees believe they're doing something meaningful.

5 Ways Your Work Could Be Affecting Your Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There is no one singular answer that applies to all of us as far as work is concerned. We have to find what works best for our lives, but we can agree that work is an important part of our lives. Here are five ways your work could be affecting your life.

How To Do As Well Financially As Those Who Earn More Money Than You

Brad Hines | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
Brad Hines

It is very possible to retire wealthy, without ever having earned more than $100,000 a year. Most of this comes from utilizing principles you may have heard of like compounding interest, that I won't get into here, but the benefit of that comes mostly from putting away the most money possible, while you are as young as possible.

Look Beyond Your Resolution, See Your Legacy

Tarra Christoff M.A. | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Tarra Christoff M.A.

Most of us look at the changing of the new year as a time of renewal, when we resolve to make ourselves better, happier, and more fulfilled than we we...

How to Handle the 'Fondue Effect'

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, life is for the living. And fondue can be awesome when the time is right. The trick is just remembering how those little bits can add up... and knowing how to keep them from doing so.