Articles about How To
Use these 7 tips to squeeze some fitness into your next business trip
Fitness gurus share how you can put a jump in your step with a little bit of effort the next time you’re on a business trip.
Get serious about networking: 5 tips for making a connection
Networking is the ultimate route, and the reasons are endless. You’ll meet investors, leaders, and potential team members. Here are some of my favorite networking methods that continue to work for me.
Happy Tax Day! Personal finance tips for the financially clueless
How to set a budget, shop smarter and live better without really knowing what you're doing.
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.
How to use the right tone in emails
Your messages are more than facts and figures about the business. Each word carries tone and significance, and employees scrutinize every sentence in search of meaning.
How to ‘reboot’ your creative brain and refresh your focus in 15 minutes or less
Change your brain, change your life. If you want to be in control of your life, control the command center of your body.
Why do smart people do stupid things? The science of avoiding poor decision making
Why do smart people make stupid decisions and how can it be avoided? Learn the science of how to avoid poor decision making.
4 steps to help you wake up, engage, and create the job of your dreams
You can transform your job for the better. But first, you must take a look at what you're doing (or not doing) to create your own problems.
How to manage a team that’s getting nowhere
It's hard to work in a department that isn't doing well, but being in charge of one is a whole different story.
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.
What can I do for 10 minutes every day that will change my life?
Even though I practice these habits for more than 10 minutes a day, they can be practiced for as long or short a time period as you want. All you need is a timer, a piece of paper, a pencil, and a motivated attitude. Here are 4 habits that can change your life in only 600 seconds a day.
Is your lunch making you depressed? What you’re eating may be the problem
Are you feeling constantly down at work, unable to shake off that feeling even when you are home? What you are eating could be a factor. We are taught to examine what's going on in our heads when depression hits us. Less attention gets paid to what is going into our guts.
What do you do when someone ‘steals’ your amazing idea?
In life, there are plenty of crayons to color with. The wise child happily finds new ways to create something original.
FBI instructor on how you can help prevent workplace violence
There have already been seven workplace shootings in the U.S. in the last 28 months. To save lives, preparation needs to start before a disgruntled employee enters your building with a gun. Here's how employees can identify and stop unstable, at-risk employees before it’s too late.
How to stay engaged in company culture when you work remotely
Even working in your pajamas on your couch can have its downsides.
The 3 most annoying types of coworkers – and what you can do about them
Over the course of our careers, there are certain types of coworkers we run into over and over. They drive us crazy without even trying. Until we learn how to manage them, we’re hopelessly distracted by the daily frustration of their existence.
How to ask for more money — and why you should
Another year, another Equal Pay Day with disappointing statistics about the gender pay gap. These evidence-based reasons why women should use Equal Pay Day — April 10, 2018 — as an impetus to negotiate for fair pay.
10 tips to make your mark and bring others along for the ride
Since we’re all stronger when we work together, the question is: how do you make your mark and bring others along for the ride?
7 types of words you need to stop capitalizing
Capitalization matters. When you handle upper and lowercase words like a pro, it shows poise, smarts and maturity. Proper capitalization is one more way to distance yourself from the competition.
6 reasons you’re not getting hired and how to fix them
Remove these obstacles that are preventing you from getting hired.
How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)
Sometimes it can be so hard to achieve your goals. Here's an easy way to achieve your goals using the Kaizen approach.
How to deal with someone who shares too much — whether it’s a coworker, your boss or you
This one's a classic: You go out of your way to not share too much about your personal life at work so your colleagues feel comfortable working with you, but sometimes, someone hasn't gotten the memo.
The quickest way to bounce back from failure according to science
Sometimes a pity party can be useful.
How to work with someone who tries to control every detail
Working with someone who's controlling can be extremely frustrating. Here's how to stay afloat when you've been forced to team up with one — or have to answer to one.
4 tips you can follow if an active shooter enters your workplace
This is a scenario no one enjoys thinking about, but you may only have seconds to react properly. Taking the time to go over what you would do in an active shooter situation could make the difference when every second counts.