Articles by Lindsay Tigar
7 superfoods that can improve your concentration
While the scientifically-proven impact of superfoods is still being studied — and you should always speak with a trusted expert before radically changing your diet — it is worth a bite to this brain grub into your diet. Here, experts share their best recommendations.
5 women who quit a job for their mental health – and what they learned
In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, get inspired to leave a toxic gig, just like these five — super-successful and happier — women did.
6 career goals you should meet by ages 30, 40 and 50
Goals are often used as benchmarks of progress. If you meet 'em, you might earn a raise, a title change or bargaining power to ask for more vacation or flexibility. If you don’t — it’s time to work on improving your performance.
How to talk about therapy in the workplace
In honor of National Mental Health Awareness month, take the advice of Los Angeles-based psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., on how to bring up this all-too-important discussion with your higher-ups.
8 executives share the best career advice they received from mom
Even if your mom doesn’t work in the same industry you selected for yourself, her smart — and carefully-selected — words make a difference in your professional decisions and progression. Especially for these executives, having their mother in their corner ensured their success and amped their confidence.
Should you ever tell your boss you’re unhappy?
The tricky part of navigating a time where you’re less than satisfied with your role or company is maintaining a sense of professionalism. And even more so: How do you know when you have a right to complain, and when you should find another solution?
Body language pros on the ways your movements show stress
While many professionals have mastered the fine art of exuding confidence during meetings and networking events, when you’re faced with a stressful situation in the office, your body language might get the best of you.
The 5 most stressful moments you might face in your career
Career experts detail the most stressful moments you might encounter throughout your trajectory, and tips on how to deal.
How to talk about infertility with your boss and not make it uncomfortable
For many, the desire to start a family is primal — a period in life they’ve looked forward to for decades. That’s why infertility can be such a daunting, disheartening and difficult experience — after all, few know if they will have trouble procreating until they try.
How to keep your cool when coworkers are annoying you
Here’s a fact you already know to be true: people are annoying. Even people who you adore will wear on your last nerve. The same logic applies to your workspace: While you might get along with the majority of your teammates, it’s rare you’ll enjoy everyone’s company.
6 signs you are stupidly bored with your job
Do you worry your current gig has lost its appeal? Here, career experts give the undeniable signs it’s time to seek a new opportunity or make a change ASAP.
How to handle ghosting in the workplace
Career experts shed their best advice for dealing with this spooky situation, all while maintaining your professional cool.
A day-by-day guide to your first week at a new job
Since many feel overwhelmed acclimating to different cultural norms, office politics and processes, it’s better to break up the days with micro goals. Not sure where to begin? No worries: consider this your no-brainer timeline for making it through the week stress-free.
7 wellness hacks to supercharge your creativity before 10 a.m.
From what happens within the first hour after your alarm clock sounds to what you do right before you lock your front door, try these wellness hacks to boost your creativity, ASAP.
Sorry, but these 5 words, you like, really, kind of overuse
Though training your tongue will take some time — especially if you’ve never edited yourself before — you can get started with these overused words. According to career experts, they have no place in your office or inbox.
6 signs your boss is taking advantage of you
Here, experts give the tell-tale signs your boss is taking advantage of you — and more importantly, what to do about it.
How to ask for feedback that actually makes a difference
Here, experts shed insight on how to ask for feedback that will set you sailing toward whatever professional goal is next on your priority list.
12 female best friends who started their own companies
Before you secure the dot.com, print business cards and pour your energy into a budding business, take a page from these female best friends who have already navigated the hurdles.
7 productivity hacks for when you don’t sleep a wink
There’s nothing more taxing — or overwhelming — than attempting to get through your workday when you’re exhausted. Before your boss catches you napping in your cubicle, read these tips on how to maintain steam at the office, no sleep required.
10 female executives on how you can empower younger employees
As a woman, to not only rise to a leadership position but to exceed in influencing younger generations of trailblazers, it’s important to approach the workplace and your career through the lens of female powerhouses who have already carved their own paths.
5 ways to improve your relationship with your boss
It’s in your best interest to invest in your relationship with your manager. Career experts give their best advice on how to foster this all-too-important connection.
Effective icebreakers for networking
One of the most effective and impactful ways to exceed in your career — regardless of industry, skill set or function — is to create lasting bonds with like-minded individuals. This makes networking one of those necessary evils that should fall high on your list of career-building priorities.
10 things happy professionals do before 10 a.m.
Contentment isn’t a destination, but a process — and if you’re smart, a priority for both your professional and personal life. How do you carve in time to be happy?
How to handle those open-ended interview questions
How to prep for, and expertly handle, long-winded, open-ended interview questions in a way that lets your true value shine through.
5 timeless words of career advice from former presidents
Before becoming the leaders of the free world, nearly every president had to work his way up the corporate ladder, learning plenty of lessons along the way.