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What Spring Break Can Teach You About Business

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

Spring break was such an exciting time in our college days; it's a shame that corporate America hasn't embraced the concept with open arms. Sure, 21-year-old me was an idiot, but surprisingly there are a few things that moronic, youthful me can teach modern-day me about the workplace.

Business Etiquette: How to Handle Professional Rejection

Diane Gottsman | Posted 05.03.2015 | Business
Diane Gottsman

We've all been turned down at some point in our careers and overcoming the rebuff with grace is a leadership skill best acquired through firsthand experience. The good news is that a "no" is often just a step in the direction of a future "yes."

Why Everyone Should Lead

George Vou | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
George Vou

I only recently watched Arianna Huffington's powerful keynote at INBOUND 2013 where she pushed home almost every point there was to make about the ess...

Performance Reviews And Keeping Your Self Worth

Sarina Tomel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Self-limiting beliefs have a way of coming up everywhere, even in the workplace; however, they don't have to get the best of us.

8 Little Known Facts About Eating At Your Desk

Posted 05.14.2013 | Small Business

This story originally appeared on Quartz. There’s no avoiding it. Work an eight-hour day (or longer) and you’ll have to stop to eat at some...

8 Tricks To Stop Procrastinating

Posted 03.20.2013 | Small Business

By Christina DesMarais, visit Inc. You have a project to do, but it's big and complex and overwhelming. Or maybe you've done a task so many tim...

Are You Boring Someone? Watch For These 7 Signs

LinkedIn | Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.19.2013 | Small Business

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn. Follow Gretchen Rubin on LinkedIn. secure: 1 Like most people, I have several pet subjects – that m...

How To Turn Your Hellhole Of A Company Into A Great Place To Work

Alan Henry | lifehacker | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business

There are some companies people would kill to work for, and you probably know already whether yours is one of them. At some companies, people love com...

7 Ways Your Looks Affect Your Pay | Aaron Gouveia | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business

Discriminating against people based on their physical appearance is wrong -- both morally, and in many cases, legally speaking. The way you look usual...

Building the Human Workplace

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

When an organization decides to follow the human workplace path, they start by telling the truth about the human and inhuman issues swirling around them. They talk about what's going well and what's not. They don't believe that being a leader means being divorced from the action.

6 Things You Need To Know About Leading A Meeting

Posted 05.01.2014 | Small Business

By Steve Tobak, visit Inc. There's nothing worse than a bad meeting. You sit there grinding your teeth wondering why in the world you have to w...

What I Learned From My Younger Colleagues

Next Avenue | Posted 02.24.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Erica Whittlinger A former money manager turned ski instructor loves learning new tricks working alongside Millennia...

11 Reasons Your Co-Workers Hate You | Aaron Gouveia | Posted 02.20.2013 | Small Business

Annoying coworkers make office life miserable. You know who they are. Maybe it was something as huge as taking all the credit for a game-changin...

100 Tools And Tricks To Make You Insanely Productive

Buffer | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

By Alyssa Aldersley, visit Buffer. What does it take to be productive? It’s a question I often ask myself and to be honest I don’t have a g...

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

Posted 01.31.2013 | Small Business

By Jeff Haden, visit Inc. Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleag...

11 Ways To Score A Promotion

LearnVest | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money

Even if you're not specifically looking for a flashier title or more money (although who isn't?), these tips will help you become--or remain--a valued employee.

The Best Career Advice I Ever Heard

Forbes Woman | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women

A crowdsourced question to a LinkedIn group recently spurred an outpouring of inspiration and practical strategies. Sonia Gray, new to the job as a...

Three Lessons From the Game of Thrones Finale That Apply to Your Workplace

Alma Katsu | Posted 08.04.2012 | DC
Alma Katsu

Just because Game of Thrones, the HBO miniseries based on the books of George R. R. Martin, is a fantasy doesn't mean it doesn't have important lessons that apply to your real life.

How to Terrify an HR Person

Liz Ryan | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

"So how should I react when I get that condescension, that whole 'HR doesn't understand business' routine?" asked Tara. "You smile and say 'Yes, of course' and carry on with your life."

Owners Say the Darndest Things

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.26.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

In an economy where job security is nonexistent and it's riskier than ever to stand up to horrible bosses, there's usually nothing funny about their carelessly erratic and sometimes cruel behavior. But one finds humor where one can.