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Taming Your Inner Control Freak: Why Letting Go Can Help You Stay in Control

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

In business -- just as in life, we have to accept that there are going to be some things that we do not have control over. But our attitudes, emotions and behaviors -- these are the things that we can influence.

NeoCon 2014: Work Is a Verb

Amanda Schneider | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Work is no longer just some place we go, but something we do and something we do in many different places that is hard to put a neat box around.

5 Ways to Avoid Productivity Killers

Frank Chalupa | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Frank Chalupa

It's already 1 p.m., and despite spending half your day in the office, you have yet to cross off any of the items on your to-do list. Sound familiar?

Unexpected Lessons From the Tortured Artist in Room #5

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Learn from the guy -- from his self-awareness, his willingness to move on, and his ability to make his life better by finding support, creating something, and learning from others. Channel the parts of Van Gogh that work for you and create an even better story for yourself because of it.

Driving Workplace Flexibility for All

Neera Tanden | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Neera Tanden

How can we build a 21st century workplace that supports thriving employees, growing businesses, and healthy economies all at once? At the heart of this conversation is workplace flexibility. In other words, how do we create a flexible and inclusive work environment that enables employees to meet their responsibilities both at work and at home?

Gender Equity Can Make America Competitive

Eve Ellis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Eve Ellis

In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.

Why I'm Genderqueer, Professional and Unafraid

Jacob Tobia | Posted 08.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Jacob Tobia

For transgender and gender non-conforming people like myself, the question of what to wear to work becomes an exhausting question of identity and of survival. For us, the question changes from "how do I present my best self at work?" to "can I present my best self at work?"

The Workplace Revolution: Adding Company Culture to the Mix

Josh Stevens | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Josh Stevens

As more companies create inspired, innovative and hands-on environments, the demand for additional workplace benefits in the form of flexible hours, onsite daycare options and expanded healthcare provisions grows.

Thrive Through the Workplace Experience

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

Technology has given us choices of where and how to access information and be connected and has enabled a shift from work being "somewhere you go" to work being "something you do" anytime, anyplace.

THIS Is How To Look Classy And Sharp In A Job Interview

Next Avenue | Helen Dennis | Posted 06.05.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Helen Dennis “Age is a state of mind …If you are energetic, positive, professional and knowledgeable, that’s w...

The Best-Kept Secrets to Exceptional Productivity

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Success, achievement, wealth, power, innovation are all things to strive for. But is there a way to disrupt the current modus operandi that ironically seems to break us down as it moves us up?

What's Better: Exercising More Or Sitting Less?

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

There's no doubt we can all make an effort to increase our standing or walking outside of the hours we're expected to sit.

Why It's Important To Face Your Fears In Life And Business

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Brooke Deterline, CEO of Courageous Leadership, joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday to share the advice she gives to those seeking her council in hopes of...

Considering a Shared Office? Ask These 5 Questions First

Frank Chalupa | Posted 07.27.2014 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

Whether you're a freelancer, contractor or small business owner looking to leave the home office, it's important to find a workspace that's both affordable and free of distractions that can undermine productivity and hurt your professional image.

Food at Work: Setting the Table for a Healthy Workforce

William Rosenzweig | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
William Rosenzweig

It is important for companies to utilize proven techniques -- such as cafeterias designed to support healthy choices through environment cues, as well as reduced portion sizes, effective labeling schemes, and other innovations -- that make it easy for employees to eat healthy food on a daily basis, and maintain a healthy weight over time.

The Mobbing of Jill Abramson Begins

Janice Harper | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women
Janice Harper

As quickly as the public rallied around Jill Abramson when it was reported that she was fired shortly after raising concerns about pay equity, it is a...

Rules for Surviving the Modern Office

Dina Mikhails | Posted 07.22.2014 | Small Business
Dina Mikhails

While it might be tempting to agree with your boss's remark on a co-worker's inability to multi-task or the new administrator's inappropriate attire, resist the urge to throw a punch.

What to Do About the Cranky, Miserable People Around You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Even when you don't do it, when you sit there quietly, they drain your energy. They create a cloud that surrounds you for hours. The good news? There's something you can do about it. You can walk away. No, really. Whether literally or metaphorically, you can extract yourself from these situations.

Igor Bobic

Bill Clinton's Work Habits Took A Toll On His Staff, But Hillary Might Do Things Differently

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Hillary Clinton stepped down from her position as secretary of state last year, it marked her first break from national political l...

The One Morning Work Mistake You Can't Recover From

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

Rolling into the office around 9:30 a.m. every day may be killing your career, even if you stay late to put in a full day's worth of work. A new s...

Women CEOs: Higher Profile, Higher Risk

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

GM CEO Mary Barra had a tough time in March and April being grilled by Congress for a botched recall of 2.6 million vehicles with faulty ignition switches. But that's only one of the reasons she's in the hot seat -- and she's got company.

Agenda, Behavior, or Mood - What's Driving You?

Edward Muzio | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

This is what you're actually, observably doing at any given moment, be it eating a candy bar or arguing with your spouse. Label the third one "Mood." This is how you're feeling at any given moment, be it happy, sad, angry, or anything else.

When You're Hot...

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss

When you work in an office, you are truly needed. Mike needs 100 copies of 50 pages collated by noon...

10 Things You Should Never Ask During a Job Interview

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.13.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

As for soon-to-be grads who will just be entering the job market, preparing, researching and asking good questions will put you in a better position to receive an offer. But, there are also plenty of bad questions that could ruin your chances.

We're 'Killing Ourselves' With This Terrible Work Habit

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For the average American, a work day consists of sitting behind a desk for at least eight hours with minimal movement. Despite knowing how detrimental...