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How to Choose Work That Works for You - Infographic

David Peck | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
David Peck

Work that works for you -- and those you love -- is a matter of selection, tenacity and patience rather than luck.

Sick and Looking for Work

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

If you are not wearing your disability on your sleeve, say nothing. I learned that the hard way. You owe The Man nothing but your best work.

Have and Have Not: The Widening Gap

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Little is known about people's thoughts about wages and fairness. In general, people favor some threshold of fairness, but what is this threshold -- and how widely is it shared? Two psychological scientists have recently begun exploring these important questions.

How This Night Owl Copes In An Early Bird's World

Jo Laird | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

You take your day to bed with you every night. Make sure it's company that will help you wake refreshed.

Appearance vs. Authenticity

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 07.31.2014 | Black Voices
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Many employees are encouraged to "just be yourself," only to find their authenticity -- and their career ambitions -- constrained by unwritten office rules about appearance, speech and behavior.

Your Work Is Not Your Life

Inc. | Howard A. Tullman | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

Very few things in our lives are absolute. Everything is measured by degree, from our attention to our patience to the range and intensity of our emot...

Are You a Morning Person?

Lydia Loizides | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Lydia Loizides

At Talentedly, we love the science behind everything. So it is only natural that we wanted to dig deeper into the science of this month's theme: inspi...

How Work Really Makes Us Feel -- And What We Can Do About It

Pam Ross | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Pam Ross

Last week, Arianna Huffington wrote about what happens when you type "why am" into Google's search engine and allow it to autocomplete your sentence. The results point to an incredibly overtired society. When I saw this, I got curious... what are the most common searches related to how work makes us feel?

Sober and Reporting for Duty

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 09.23.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

I've reportedly been drinking decaffeinated coffee at work. I say "reportedly" because that's the word journalists use to hedge their reporting in the face of unbelievably horrific news.

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

Martha Nelson | Posted 09.21.2014 | 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?

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

Emilie Aries | Posted 09.21.2014 | 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...

Making a Difference: Helping a Million People Find Jobs

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.20.2014 | Impact
Rayanne Thorn

Being a single mother of four who barely survived under-employment, I worked through poverty. Even so, I lost my home to foreclosure and almost every ounce of dignity and self-respect in the process.

How This CEO Manages To Only Get 10 Emails A Day

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Most of us can't even begin to imagine a workplace without an email inbox constantly reminding us of the messages we've left unread. But what if email...

The Right Question To Ask When Something Feels Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Figure out what you truly believe and make a choice that works for you.

The Nature of Work

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 09.16.2014 | 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.

Is Your Boss Trying to Get You to Quit?

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Our jobs present plenty of opportunities for stress. But add in a boss who's a poor communicator -- especially when it comes to how he or she judges y...

Where New Technology Leaves Us

Danny Groner | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Danny Groner

As we look ahead at a world with computers literally affixed to people's eyes, let's make sure not to forget the importance of the people behind the screens.

Sustainable Success: Training for a Career Marathon, Not a Semester Sprint

Emilie Aries | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Emilie Aries

I was burnt out before 25. It was the beginning of my transformation to living life with the understanding that work, love and wellness are connected. So how did I start to live for the long game and not sprint through life like a semester?

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

Amanda Walkins | Posted 09.15.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Sure, it works for plenty of people. But if you are not in that group of plenty, fear not. Your options are endless! Here are just a few of the amazing alternatives to the traditional cubicle life that you can take with you anywhere in the world.

Bringing Your Passion to Work

Karin Volo | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

Think about when you've fallen in love in your life or the first time you held your newborn child in your arms. The colors looked brighter, the sounds were clearer, and it felt like your heart was going to burst with love and joy.

4 Ways to Deal With the Dreaded 'Haters' in Your Life

Carol Morgan | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Luckily, most people in the world are nice. But when that occasional 'hater' pops up, what should you do? I'll have some suggestions for you here in a bit. But let me first give you an example from my life.

Are You Present In Your Life? Banish Busyness and Start Living Your Soul Signature

Panache Desai | Posted 09.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

Your kids have piano, soccer, football, tutoring. You're working 45+ hours a week. Your friends want you to attend their dinner party. You're chairing...

'The Four Agreements' in Corporate America

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Miguel Angel Ruiz, M.D. has been an important spiritual tool in my life since its publication in 1997.

What to Do When You Have No Idea What You Want to Do With Your Life

Michael Price | Posted 09.13.2014 | Good News
Michael Price

The world has changed, ladies and gentlemen. Today, there is more opportunity than you can imagine, and there's no excuse to waste your time doing something you have no interest doing. If you're stuck and in a rut, look no further than towards your aptitude.

A Career Is More Than the Perfect Job

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Remember this recipe -- take equal parts of fit, passion, creativity and tenacity, then blend together well and marinate for a few years or a few companies, whichever comes first. Once complete, you should have yourself what we all know as a career. But is it really this simple?