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Here’s how many people can be in a meeting before it’s unproductive, according to Harvard
Vitamin sea: The importance of taking an annual vacation
The use of an annual vacation will enable you to disconnect, re-charge and could also improve your productivity upon your return.
4 ways to stay busy when you retire from work
When you leave the workforce and enter retirement, you'll need a bunch of ways to stay busy. Here's what to do during your Golden Years.
4 characteristics of leaders who get hired and promoted
Want to be valued by the leaders in your own organization? John Hall would encourage you to work well with your team, be data-centric, results-oriented, and operate with integrity.
Today's Top Stories July 16, 2018
Why every manager needs to hear criticism and bad news
To maximize leadership success you MUST know not just the good – but also the bad and the ugly. Let others share their frustration or criticism.
How to handle an interview when you have multiple job offers
Receiving a job offer while you are still in the interview process elsewhere can put you at a huge advantage if you play your cards right.
5 ways to invest in yourself – the concept of compound interest
You can start giving deeper thought to investing in yourself – in other words, building on the wins you’ve already accumulated.
7 challenges smart people choose to overcome
There are seven things, in particular, that tend to shatter the success mindset. Not so for smart people, as these challenges never hold them back.
How to get people involved in and committed to your company goals
As a leader, you can’t just send out memos with a list of goals and expect everyone to band together and commit to them. You have to harness the desire for purpose and commitment in a way that brings people together around your company goals.
FOBO is secretly ruining your life – here’s how to escape it
FOBO: the fear of better options. So how do you make the drawbacks of this decision fatigue disappear, you ask? It's easy.
6 ways to use music to increase your productivity
Whether you’re using it to pump you up to work out when you’re tired or to unwind for a better night’s sleep, music is a powerful motivator in many different situations. According to the team at Brain.fm, functional music — which has specific characteristics — can also be ultra-helpful when you want to stay focused at work.
These are the 10 best jobs in America for 2018
Here are the 10 best jobs to have this year focused on three variables for the study – total employment, annual mean wage, average entry-level pay.
6 things the happiest families all have in common
Family life is hectic. Most of play it by ear and hope it works out well. Are there legit answers about what creates the happiest families? Yes, there are.
7 tactics to help you keep engaged at work in the heat
It can be really difficult to motivate yourself to tackle a mountain of emails when your get up and go, has got up and gone – to a beach, with a sangria in one hand and an ice-lolly in the other.
These are the Top 50 best places to work for in 2018
It's summer which means most of us are clamoring to get out of the office most of the time. However, if you work for one of these 50 companies that may not be the case. Indeed just released its 50 top-rated workplaces in America annual report and some pretty impressive companies made the cut.
4 things to do when you want to leave one team for another at work
Attempting to switch teams at the company you work for can be a slippery slope — here's how to make the whole process a little more painless for you.
Who gets to be defined as a self-made success?
Who gets to be called a self-made success? This is a debate that Forbes Magazine kicked off when it put Kylie Jenner on its cover.
Survey: 14% of Millennials say ‘bad credit’ is the reason they have roommates
Research shows that 14% of Millennials say "bad credit" is why they have roommates, and 25% say it's hurting their chances of getting a home.
8 morning habits of the least successful people
What if I don’t want to have a productive day and am aiming much lower? A satirical look at what you shouldn't do with your morning habits.
The 2 lessons about happiness that completely changed my mindset
Recently, I’ve had two eye-opening realizations about life and they’ve helped me feel happiness when things aren’t going as planned.
Does thinking you look fat affect how much money you earn?
Does our own perception of our bodies, even when incorrect, make a difference? In other words, does thinking about weight affect your wages?
The truth about 3 great career tips that you’ll never hear
Three great career tips that you will never hear — they are simple, but very important, if you want a career built around what is meaningful to you.
This startup will never let you use the ‘I forgot my gym clothes’ excuse again
This has definitely happened to you. You are all set to go to the gym after work only to find that you forgot your workout clothes or sneakers. Or you have bottoms, but no top. Or you didn't pack clothes for your business trip but ended up with a lot of downtime that could be spent doing a fun class or hitting the hotel gym. Well, guess you'll just sit in a corner and twiddle your thumbs then (and probably gain weight while you're at it, according to a recent survey by Hilton Hotels on business travel.) Cue Routinely.
You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.
I didn’t understand how important my morning routine was at the beginning of my mission. But it quickly became very apparent.
Tired at work? Try out this new nap pod lounge
When you work in an office that may be an impossibility. Enter the rise of the nap pod service for employees seeking a relaxing break from office drudgery.
How walking faster could help you live longer
If you're the type to saunter or stroll down a sidewalk, you may want to speed up. A study found that faster walkers had a higher chance of living longer.
This is why you may want to take a bath, instead of a shower, after a stressful day
Though showers have been proven to help relieve stress and even serve as your own personal think tank at times, those old baths are making a comeback it seems. Yes sometimes soaking in your filth is absolutely necessary it seems. A new study from the Japan Health and Research Center, Tokyo City University and Jichi Medical University found that there are a number of physical as well as mental health benefits from soaking in a tub daily.
This is the right way to leave a professional voicemail
When it is easier to email someone instantly than spend time ringing them up, the act of leaving a proper voicemail can become a forgotten art.
4 ways to slash your resume down to one page
Slicing off bits of your resume in order to keep it to one page can be so tough, especially when you've accomplished a lot in your career.
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Study finds that ‘very unattractive’ people make more money
A study from the Journal of Business and Psychology of 20,000 young Americans, interviewed the subjects at home at age 16 and then three more times before they turned 29-years-old. The researchers looked at the correlation between attractiveness and income of the participants based on a five-point scale of physical attractiveness from "very unattractive" to "very attractive." They found something very interesting when it came to looks and earnings...
This is the surprising benefit of going for that third cup of coffee
That first cup of coffee in the morning is absolutely needed to wake you up. The second cup of coffee a bit later keeps the momentum up. The third cup is when you start to feel a bit guilty and doubt your sense of self. But this new study will help get rid of that guilt.
Stanford professor: The workplace is literally killing us
No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a fatal amount of stress on our bodies and minds.