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Americans Need More Paid Leave

Tom Spiggle | Posted 02.11.2016 | DC
Tom Spiggle

I write this letter in strong support of the Universal Paid Leave Act. As an employment attorney, a small business owner covered by the Act, and a father of four, I have a unique perspective on the bill and its impact.

Speak Up!

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.11.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Ask the Etiquette Expert: Dealing With Office Cliques

Diane Gottsman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

I am often asked how to handle friendships in the workplace that may feel somewhat elite. When there's a small number of officemates who do everything...

5 Ways to Make Desk Jobs Less Detrimental to Your Health

Jonathan Long | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Long

Everything boils down to daily patterns, habits and consistent changes over time.

Watch It

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.10.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Supporting Caregivers in the Workplace

Tamesha Keel | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact
Tamesha Keel

More resources to supplement employee assistance programs and the Family Medical Leave Act are needed to support employed caregivers juggling rigorous demands because caregiving also negatively affects employers.

Hire a Traveler

Erin McElroy | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Erin McElroy

Hire a Traveler. Ok, I am biased, my passion for travel only grows more and more as I pursue it, but I'm here to tell you why.

5 Tips For Personal And Professional Success

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Here then, are some ideas for striking that happy medium, so you can realize success on the wellness and workplace front.

Space With Purpose

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

A workplace that sounds, looks, feels great and reflects the individuality of the people in it, while meeting business needs, will be more efficient and morale-boosting. When space is designed with people and purpose in mind and has a clear narrative, it can make our life at work more meaningful.

The Truth About Your Stuckness

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney may have missed it, but we recently passed through another holiday. Groundhog Day. It's a funny little holiday with a funny little traditio...

Why Feeling Ambivalent About Your Co-Workers Is a Good Thing

Science of Us | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

By Abraham Riesman and Melissa Dahl There are the people you love. There are the people you hate. And then there are the people you're just not su...

Going off Script: The Office of the Future Is All About the Experience

Randy Howder | Posted 02.04.2016 | San Francisco
Randy Howder

Does the backlash from open offices, which comes precisely at the same cultural moment as the opening of Facebook's "largest open-plan office in the world," mean the open-plan's hegemony is soon to be over? If so, what comes next for the workplace?

8 Toxic Types of Individuals and How to Deal With Them

Ahmad Raza | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

By its very definition, toxic refers to a dangerous substance that can be poisonous, debilitating, or life-alternating in other ways. Substances, however, are not the only thing that can be toxic as many people all-too-well know. Individuals can be just as toxic to our daily lives as any substance and produce just as harmful side effects.

Dita Von Teese's 10 Golden Rules For Valentine's Day Lingerie

Vogue | Posted 02.08.2016 | Style

by MARJON CARLOS Photo: Courtesy of Dita Von Teese / @ditavonteese While this fashion writer has what some may call a "congested" closet, I'll...

Fortune 500's biggest gamble: Allowing gut instincts to drive hiring decisions

Laura Mather | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

The "Happiness Code" examines ways that behavioral economics is being used to help individuals reinvent the way they approach everyday and long-term p...

8 Wellness Activities Better Than a Worksite Gym (and probably more affordable, too!)

Alan Kohll | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Building a gym at your workplace can be a great perk for your wellness program. Unfortunately, putting in a gym can require a lot of logistical nightm...

The One Soul-Crushing Mistake Leaders Make

Brian de Haaff | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Leaders have a responsibility to move their organizations forward. But they also have an opportunity to inspire their team to greatness.

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Candidly Kim | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Candidly Kim

A leader invests in you for the long-term. He or she wants to see you grow and become the best you, you can possibly be. A manager invests in you for the short-term. He or she is more concerned with making sure you don't fall short on your tasks assigned.

Can We Be Mindful At Work Without Meditating?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Mindfulness-at-work is not about meditating at work so much as work as meditation. It does not require finding more lovable work (or co-workers) but instead rediscovering joy in the work (and co-workers) we have.

How to Stop Your Business From Stressing You to Death So You Can Boost Your Success

Lynn Hauka | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Lynn Hauka

"That which does not kill us makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche Don't you hate that quote? There's so much truth in it. But some days you're ...

The Power of Control

James E. Porter | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
James E. Porter

What this exercise illustrates is that actions are the easiest to control. What's more, actions can have a positive effect on our emotions.

Are You Up To The Strengths Challenge?

Dan Collinson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Dan Collinson

The premise of the Strengths Challenge is to spend 11 minutes each day doing what you do best for one week, in order to develop your strengths and make all the difference in your job. In February, the Strengths Challenge is going to be run again and it is something that you can get involved with for free.

How To Create An Effective Design Team

Quora | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business

These questions originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answers by Rebekah Cox, Mentor, Quora Advisor, Silicon Valley Comment...

The Importance of Economists in Technology Companies

Quora | Posted 01.29.2016 | Technology

Why do technology companies hire economists, and what is their contribution? What kinds of problems do they work on? originally appeared on Quora - th...

Raises, Not Roses

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

Librarians. Clerical Workers. Janitors. More than 1,500 municipal workers decided that enough was enough, and dared to demand respect and justice. They decided they would strike.