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These 8 innocent email clichés aren’t so innocent after all

Here’s what I really mean when I’m using this seemingly innocent email cliché.

Pop Culture

The motivational appeal of heist movies like Ocean’s 8

Movies about heists like Ocean's 8 can help you be more productive — these movies, these stories, and these characters offer a buffet of choices from which to inspire one’s self.

Inspiration

Here are the Disney Princesses reimagined as empowered women

A lot has been said about the Disney Princesses over the years and it usually falls along the lines of criticism. Even though the characters are becoming more progressive in the last few years (Moana, Mulan, Anna and Elsa of Frozen) the Princesses of yesteryear (Arielle, Belle, Aurora) are said to promote body shaming and sexist gender stereotypes and why do they brush their hair with forks?

One comic illustrates emotional labor behind “You should have asked me”

One argument that a husband may lobby back at a wife who wants help with chores is "Well, you should have asked me. I would have helped." A French cartoonist named Emma recently illustrated how this statement deflects responsibility for having to equally plan chores in the first place. 'Yes, women can ask their male partners for help,' her comic into heterosexual relationships invites us to question. 'But why is it too many women's burden to have to always ask men to remember things?'

Pop Culture

5 TV shows that surprisingly teach you a lot about business

When in doubt, consult…Mad Men? Your fave show might not just be good for entertainment, but it can teach you a few life and career lessons, too. These five shows are both interesting and truly informative to anyone interested in learning the trade of business (or even how to handle the working dynamic at a company). You’re watching “Parks and Rec,” and the next thing you know, you’re getting a grand-slam promotion! (We like to dream…)

News

Bill Gates (with 5 adorable puppies) unveils his summer book list

Bill Gates is many things. A tech mogul, innovative genius, philanthropist, avid reader and apparently he is also obsessed with puppies The last one is very true as on his blog, he recommends five books for your summer reading pleasure using a variety of adorable puppies to reenact the plots.

News

Offices are being torn apart by Laurel and Yanny. Here’s why it’s definitely Laurel

If you work in an office with humans and computers there is a good chance that most of you are talking about the latest debate to take hold of the internet. Forget that banal blue white dress fiasco (and for the record, it was definitely blue), now it is all about Yanny-Laurel.

News

Scully on ‘The X-Files’ has helped more women pursue careers in STEM

If you are a woman whose formative years took place between 1993 and 2002 and you now work in the STEM, there is a good chance you probably were a fan of 'The X-Files.' The concept of Gillian Anderson's Dana Scully as a no-nonsense, strong and kickass medical doctor, forensic pathologist and FBI agent inspiring a generation of young women to pursue career in sciences has always been rumoured, but there was never any concrete data to back it up....until now.

News

What Fergie’s National Anthem disaster (and response) can teach us about embracing failure

Fergie didn't shy away from the spotlight after her National Anthem performance. Instead, she embraced the moment and took full responsibility for how her rendition went.

Pop Culture

The stars of ‘Million-Dollar Listing’ share their secrets to success (and tell you to love your haters)

Love your haters.

Success

7 signs Sean Spicer missed his declining influence. Are you doing the same?

Keep your eyes and ears open.

Success

The best inspirational notes celebrities wrote to themselves

Write yourself a check for $10 million.

Success

The Game of Thrones guide to success at work (with spoilers)

Just don't be Cersei, whatever you do.

Salary Negotiation

This is a powerful lesson about being underpaid from ‘Hawaii Five-O’ stars

Sometimes you have to walk away.

Layoffs

A former British Vogue editor shows what not to say after you’ve been fired

Don't do these things.

Age at Work

This is why Silicon Valley CEOs always think they’re the good guy

They share a lot about themselves.

Pop Culture

Celebrity chef Charlie Palmer on career switches: ‘All you can do is focus on the future’

Don't look back if you're trying to move forward.

Success

Martha Stewart’s career success lessons become a musical

It sounds like a good thing.

Pop Culture

Jackass creator Jeff Tremaine on success: ‘It was baffling to me’

You never expect success when it comes.

Entertainment

We all have a little Elsa in us at work, says co-author of ‘Frozen’

Let it goooooo.

Inspiration

4 things this famous little girl can teach adults about a strong work ethic

Never never never give up, even if you're three years old.

Entertainment

‘Designated Survivor’ star Maggie Q talks to us about not living your life for compliments

"I love naysayers, I love when people doubt you, I love when people don’t think you’re good, because I think that they add to a very healthy balance."

Entertainment

The 2017 Tony Awards nominees share their success secrets with us

Sally Field, Josh Groban, Eva Noblezada and more tell us how they stay successful.

Pop Culture

Movie star Alan Cumming’s secret to work success: ‘Smother people with kindness’

"There is no situation in life that won't go better for you with kindness."