iOS app Android app

Work Life Balance

When Your Heart Says, 'Hell No!' -- How to Step Out of a Bad Situation

Kristi Ling | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Let go of what's not working. Be brave enough to move on. Make bold choices. It's okay if they're last minute, split second, or otherwise -- as long as you're following your inner-voice. Be audacious enough to ask the driver to stop the bus so you can jump off and see what adventures are waiting for you.

Why Being You Rocks

Chris Deaver | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.

Grand Jury Duty Stalled My Life -- But Helped Me Find Solitude

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

When was the last time you were seated in a room with a group of people for hours on end, and no one -- not one single person --- stole periodic glances at their mobile devices? If you can't remember when, then I can only surmise it's been a long time since you served on jury duty!

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Millennials

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Layering accumulated knowledge and experiences from generation to generation is how we evolve. It's how we improve the experience of being human. Let's partner up with these kids and create a better world together.

Don't Cry for Me, Sheryl Sandberg

Lisa Daniels | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Daniels

Sheryl Sandberg would not be happy with me. Instead of Leaning In, I have leaned so far out, I'm practically horizontal. My career -- gone. Heart beat -- one big flat line.

Kids Are Legit Worried Their Parents Are Addicted To Smartphones

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.24.2014 | Technology

From Instagram to "Candy Crush" to plain old texting, it's no secret that young people are obsessed with their mobile devices. But kids apparently thi...

Helping Your Office 'Thrive'

Heather Campion | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Heather Campion

I left Arianna Huffington's talk and went back to the office and sent an email to my team titled "After Hours Emails" asking that they not respond to them after 6 p.m. or before 8 a.m.

Being Still

Amy Pang | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Amy Pang

A remarkable thing happens when I take a break to be still -- the demands that seemed so unwieldy become manageable.

Why We Procrastinate

The New Yorker | Maria Konnikova | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

Want to hear my favorite procrastination joke? I’ll tell you later. Piers Steel, a psychologist at the University of Calgary, has saved up countl...

Finding Our Way: Making Our Own Sense Out of the Time We Have Left

Martha Nelson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

For what may be the first time in our lives, we can decide how the day goes. The simple question is: Where do we begin?

Can Women Have it All? Can Men Have it All?

Jenny Darroch | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Jenny Darroch

As we head into a world where women increasingly out-learn and out-earn men, yet want to balance a career with family, we will hear more about work-life balance issues. But work-life balance affects men just as much as it affects women.

Emotional Agility: Jessica Shows How to Be a Boss When Life's a B*tch

Emilie Aries | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Emilie Aries

Jessica did not have the year she imagined she would. She started the year off with some ambitious new plans and launched a new partnership with a c...

These Are The Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance

Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Chad Brooks Published: 07/22/2014 06:28 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily If your goal is to have a successful work-life balance, certain jobs wil...

7 Ways To Easily Increase Your Willpower

Business Insider | Eric Barker | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

In general, people have an overly positive vision of themselves and their abilities. But what’s the one thing surveys show most everyone will admit...

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

Mission Possible: How to Thrive As a Working Mother of Young Children

Melissa Llarena | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Melissa Llarena

By letting ourselves get lost in appointments, meetings and obligations, we risk missing out on enjoying what's truly important in life. Here are four takeaways I've realized are crucial for thriving, especially for new moms who feel as though they have too much on their plates.

Billionaire Calls For A Three-Day Workweek

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business

We should all get a four-day weekend every week, according to one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Carlos Slim, the 74-year-old Mex...

Why Is It So Hard For Us To Do Nothing?

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

It is summer time, and the living is easy. You can, at last, indulge in what is surely the most enjoyable of human activities—doing absolutely nothi...

Why Don't We Ever Wonder If Men Can Have It All?

Sabrina Parsons | Posted 07.18.2014 | Parents
Sabrina Parsons

Before I had kids I assumed I would always "do it all." I always knew I would have kids, career and that I wouldn't skip a beat. I never even thought about whether it would be hard or doable. I just knew I would do it.

My Friend Thinks I Don't Work Because I'm a Writer

Mary Novaria | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Novaria

No, I don't punch a time clock, work on the assembly line or have a corner office. I may have the flexibility to run you to the airport, take my mother to the doctor, or babysit my sister's kid, but it's not because I don't work.

How The Average American Work Week Compares To The Rest Of The World

Fast Company | Samantha Cole | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

Americans stay chained to their desks and smartphones for long hours, and many view a 40-hour workweek as "slacking." But are we really getting more q...

Just Tell Me That You're Busy

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Remember, we're not just sending an email, we're maintaining a relationship. So, the next time you get a charming, witty and grammatically correct email from me, don't keep me hanging wondering if you've left civilization for a secluded life in a Tibetan monastery.

The Nature of Work

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

But we can't blame our problems with work on work itself because "work" as an entity doesn't exist. It has no consciousness. Work is what we do and it is so much a part of what we are.

Why Women Needed to Hear Nooyi's Disempowering Words

Anjali Joshi | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Anjali Joshi

Hanging on by a thread. These are the choice words of women striving to "have it all." Frightening, isn't it?

Why the Future of Work Is Already Here

Sean Kim | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

It's a beautiful afternoon as I write this post at the Dineen coffee shop in Toronto. I'm also instant-messaging a co-worker in New York City, about ...