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How To Handle Criticism Like A Pro

Greatist | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Greatist

To succeed in life, both personally and professionally, it's important to take criticism in stride. Being able to hear people's opinions can improve our relationships, academic performance and job satisfaction. Here's how to handle what others have to say without shedding a tear.

9 Company Perks Every Millennial Wants (and Expects)

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

If companies want to retain the employees they've invested time and money into training, they'll need to adapt to the expectations of this newest generation of workers.

Baker or Lawyer?

Natalia Martinez | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Natalia Martinez

First, the purpose of a personal brand is to position you mindfully in a context that is relevant for your vision, not just differentiate you and go on a lunch break. Differentiation can sometimes be easy, but marrying differentiation and positioning takes a lot of conscious and strategic effort over time.

Burn, Baby, Burnout

Lisa Messenger | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Lisa Messenger

Just because you can survive working 24/7 at warp speed doesn't mean you can thrive at that pace forever. Check in with yourself constantly, recover consistently, and learn these lessons from me to avoid total wipeout.

There Is No Such Thing As a 'Real Man' @huffpostblog

Jeffrey Platts | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Platts

The only thing I care about is: Are you embracing and expressing the unique flavor of your own masculinity? That's the real question.

Rethinking Employee Turnover

Ed Lawler | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Ed Lawler

For decades, experts in talent management have emphasized the costs that are produced by turnover. It is usually said that depending upon the complexity of the job and the level of management, the cost of turnover can equal anywhere from one month's to several years' salary for a departing employee.

Why You Should Stop Serving Numbers

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

There's nothing wrong with tracking numbers so long as you don't forget who you're serving. You need the numbers to make guesses, but you need the people to make meaning.

8 Keys to Successfully Move Your Way Up the Work Totem Pole

Quora | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Quora

Contrary to popular belief, working the hardest and the longest hours is not the path to management. Sure, in some companies maybe, but if that's the way to get to management in a company, I'd swiftly exit said company. In that type of environment, the "higher up" you get, the more doggish hours you're working.

A Leader's Guide to Redesigning Work in the Era of Cognitive Technologies

David Schatsky | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
David Schatsky

Although automation is undeniably valuable, decades of research have shown that it does not always deliver the foreseen benefits and can have unintended consequences.

8 Ways to Bust Your Creative Blocks at Work

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 07.26.2015 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Are you in a creative rut? When was the last time you really made something new? So many of us find ourselves in that rut a good chunk of the time -- even those who's job it is to create. Here are eight things to think about to get your creative juices flowing.

A Life-Changing, True Story Reveals the Secret to Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

It was frigid and damp at dawn the last day Phineas Gage arrived to work on time. As he shoved his hands in the pockets of his jacket and cut through...

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Successful people know the importance of shifting gears on the weekend to relaxing and rejuvenating activities. This is easier said than done, so here's some help. The following list contains 10 things that successful people do to find balance on the weekend and to come into work at 110% on Monday morning.

Please STOP Saying These Ridiculous Phrases At Work

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.26.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed i...

Surviving the Summer

Beth Whitley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Today is day 3, and we're doing alright. Yesterday we had 14 children round to play all morning, and another 3 in the afternoon - filling our home with those truly amusing humans Hannah loves and creating a chaotic normality indeed!

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 3)

Menas C. Kafatos | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Menas C. Kafatos

Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D Jay Kumar, Ph.D. Your brain craves more downtime! We all know the benefits of what a relaxing summer vacation can do to rechar...

63 Toxic Beliefs That Are Poisoning Your Potential to Do Work You Love

Sarah Peterson | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

I've listed over sixty of the most common limiting beliefs from an analysis of hundreds of comments on limiting beliefs across the Internet.

New Frontier for Successful Aging: Financial Gerontology in the Spotlight at White House Conference on Aging

Paul H. Irving | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

Fresh ideas and approaches can empower a brighter future of aging, and the emergence of financial gerontology is cause for hope. This link between two disciplines that are critically important to the aging population presents the potential for new solutions and healthy, productive and purposeful outcomes for today's older adults and for generations to come.

I'll Be the Hardest Worker in the Building, But I'm a Terrible Employee

Gloria Atanmo | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Gloria Atanmo

I recently announced my plans to take my entrepreneurial endeavors full-time and on the road with me as I travel. Essentially, granting me a life of location independence, time freedom, and ultimately, the happiness some people never truly find in the work place.

How to Deal With an Unpredictable Product Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.20.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

We do not get to build many things in our lifetime, so what we do build should be great.

Tamara Jacobs' Your Ultimate Success Plan is the Get-Off-Your-Ass Book of the Year

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.20.2015 | Books
Xaque Gruber

Tamara Jacobs knows what she's talking about when it comes to moving ahead in the business world. When Fortune 500 companies like Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Merck, Novartis, Revlon, and others need advice with their branding and image, they call Tamara.

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get you to like more than their ideas; they get you to like them.

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

When it comes to making yourself happy, you need to learn what works for you. Once you discover this, everything else tends to fall into place. And making yourself happy doesn't just improve your performance; it's also good for your health.

12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Great leadership is indeed a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time explaining the specifics of what they do that makes their leadership so effective.

5 Habits of People Who Love Their Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Because so many workplaces don't give employees the ownership they crave, employees essentially "rent" their jobs. Alternatively, Dr. Shane Lopez discovered that people who love their jobs do these five things regularly:

An Open Letter to Employers Hosting Summer Interns (Part Two)

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

It's up to you to provide the orientation, guidance and motivation to help them succeed. In turn, you gain some fresh perspectives and new skills, in addition to an extra set of hands to hopefully ease your workload this summer and advance your business objectives.