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10 Tips for Listening to Your Coworkers While Still Ignoring Them

Sarah Cooper | Posted 09.05.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

One of my coworkers came to me the other day and said something about how they were feeling or something, I can't remember exactly what. The point is, listening to your coworkers is hard.

My Coworker Shamed Me (And I Let Him)

Literally, Darling | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I just don't care what people think. And usually I don't. But being repeatedly questioned, being made to feel like my life choices and my interests -- the ones that make me happy and content -- were wrong and somehow inadequate, was like a hard blow to the chest.

HR Calls 'Personal Hygiene' Meeting, Everyone Knows It's Because of Cheryl's Perfume

Reductress | Posted 08.14.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

"I don't want to stifle anyone's hobbies -- it's important to have interests outside of work," says Meredith Molina, office manager. "But Cheryl really needs to rein it in, and we all know that's what this meeting is really about."

Women in Comedy Spotlight: My Hilarious Coworker Trish!

Reductress | Posted 07.28.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

It seems like almost every stand-up show features at least one female comedian these days. Now that Tina Fey stars in movies, it's just a matter of time before women are being funny all over this great nation!

The Missed Technology of People Networks

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

In today's career-minded individual, social networks are a big part of culture. Social networks are the bridge between human interaction and technical...

Reflections of a Life Not Lived

Natalie Thomas | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

What is it in life that leads us to one decision over another? And why is it often the "wrong" one?

'Please Stand By': How to Handle Technical Difficulties

Angela Tung | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Angela Tung

You don't want it to happen. You fool yourself into thinking that it won't. But then it does: Your app or site goes down.

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 Your Grandmother Got Wrong

Daniela Papi | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Daniela Papi

Our rules of what is right and wrong are not the rules of what is right and wrong, and embracing that realization opens us up to being empathetic towards other ways of approaching life.

The One Thing You Can Do To Be Happier At Work

Posted 03.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

According to Alexander Kjerulf, author of "Happy Hour Is 9 To 5," there's one small thing you can do to be happier at work. The best part? It's incred...

11 Rules for Hugging at Work

Tim Sackett | Posted 04.30.2014 | Business
Tim Sackett

Hello. My name is Tim Sackett, and I'm a hugger. Being a hugger can make for some awkward moments -- what if the other person isn't expecting a hug, or doesn't want one, and you're coming in arms-wide-open!?

What It's Like When Your Co-Workers Actually Listen To Your Needs

Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste

(Needs include: coffee, bacon.)

How To Become An Influencer At Work

Bookish | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Whether it’s an overbearing superior or a catty co-worker, we’ve all encountered someone difficult at the office. But, your working relationships ...

It's Business, and It Is Personal, So Own It!

Rebekah Epstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Rebekah Epstein

I think a lot of times people work too hard to have one persona in the professional world, and another one in regular life. This isn't really necessary. If you learn to add a more human touch to your work, then you become more one-of-a-kind.

15 Types Of Coworkers You Just. Can't. Stand.

Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

We all know them. We all loathe them. And we certainly make fun of them ad nauseam while their backs are turned. Behold, 15 types of coworkers you jus...

4 Tips for a Better Workplace

Sadhguru | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

True human capabilities will not find expression in competition. When you are trying to race with somebody, you are only thinking of going one step ahead of him. You are not thinking of what your ultimate potential is. True human capabilities will find expression only in absolute relaxation.

Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine?

Jay Scott | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Jay Scott

Are you wondering what exactly I mean by pranks? Sure, I tell my fair share of jokes, but I also like to remind all of Team Alex that we deal with a heavy topic here, so to keep ourselves on the right track, we have fun too.

Getting Colleagues to Carry Their Weight

Adam Grant | Posted 09.15.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

When people come together in groups, there's usually at least one member who slacks off. Whether you call it shirking or social loafing, it's a major source of misery, and it prevents teams from achieving their potential.

How To Rekindle Passion For Your Job (Really!)

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Fatigue is lethal to inspiration. Avoid anyone who drains. Go towards energy hot spots in your job -- people and activities -- so your time is skewed towards inspiration.

What's Worse Than a Coworker Who Undermines You?

Adam Grant | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

When we're being undermined by one person, we recognize the importance of seeking support from someone else. But it may be even more critical to invest in those supportive relationships when dealing with someone who's guilty of both undermining and supporting us.

10 Jobs Where Workers Are Most Likely To Hate Their Boss

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Hate your boss? You might want to blame your career choice. The job site Payscale ranked the jobs where workers are most likely to hate their mana...

11 Reasons Your Co-Workers Hate You

Salary.com | 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...

Should You Date Your Coworker?

The Levo League | Posted 04.16.2013 | Women
The Levo League

It started innocently enough. A few flirty instant messages, followed by the occasional lunch hour spent browsing a nearby record store together. Before we knew it, we were making plans after work to go see a show by a band we both liked. And that night, my coworker kissed me.

Do You Have To Invite Co-Workers To Your Wedding?

www.glamour.com | Posted 12.12.2012 | Weddings

I started a new job at a small office a few months ago. I adore my new co-workers, and I'd love to add them to the guest list for my wedding, which is...

Holiday Gift Guide: What To Get Your Work Husband

Christina Huffington | Posted 11.27.2012 | Women

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it's probably time to start thinking about holiday gifts. Your girlfriends and female coworkers are easy -- just ...