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Firing people: What you do versus how you do it
Research and wisdom from leaders suggests firing people in humane and caring ways is best for an organization, the people doing it, and those sent packing.
8 ways to recover from being inappropriate at work
Sometimes you can blame it on the day drinking, but in the moment you’ll need a good way to recover from being inappropriate at work.
A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior
Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That's how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything? YES.
4 reasons fulfillment will make you a strong person
Mental toughness can create a strong person who lives their life with purpose and meaning. They are an active participant in where their life is going.
This morning routine will make you a millionaire
If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Here are ingredients to a morning routine that allows you to live every day in a peak and heightened state.
The story behind Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ shows us how to make projects our own
Aretha Franklin, the great American singer who became a defining voice of the 20th century and the acclaimed Queen of Soul, died at her home in Detroit on Thursday from pancreatic cancer, her publicist said.
What to do when you hate your job (but need it)
When you hate your job but still need the money … you more or less have to “deal with it”. However, fortunately, you do have some options to help.
What to do (and not do) when you’re unemployed
Unemployment can wreak havoc on your peace of mind and your finances. There are some steps you can take to try to limit that negative impact.
Hate breakfast? Here’s how to make the day’s first meal suck less
We’re here to help you. Here are the best tips to make breakfast better – even if you really hate to eat in the morning.
3 questions to help eradicate conflict in the workplace
When I see conflict, it often relates to turf. People retreat to protect their territory. After all, change means giving up something — right? Not always.
Rock the body. Body language, that is!
There may be one tool in your career-building kit that you’re not using to its full potential, and that’s body language.
9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them
Job interviews are difficult enough. In the spirit of job interview preparation, we rounded up some of the toughest job interview questions.
Why being an overprotective parent isn’t necessarily a bad thing
Before you buy into the idea that all overprotective parents are ruining their children’s lives, check out how you might actually be helping them.
3 things to do when someone breaks your trust at work
It's a classic situation: Everything's going well for you and your team at work until someone breaks your trust, jeopardizing everything you've worked for.
The identity trap: Being less wrong
What we call an identity is mostly a product of memory, and memory — as both science and history have shown — is incredibly hazy and questionable.
10 ways to determine if you have healthy or destructive passion
The problem for most people is that they believe that passion is the moving cause, when in reality, passion is an effect.
3 tips for writing an effective employee recommendation letter
Writing a recommendation letter for an employee can be loaded with challenges, but you can avoid them if you set yourself up the right way.
13 Starbucks hacks you need to know
It’s worth looking into how to get more bang for our (Star)buck – here are 13 time, money, and calorie hacks for Starbucks.
How to apply for a job even if the company isn’t hiring
You can wait for hiring opportunities or you can grab them. A polished email introduction to a company could change the entire course of your career.
The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit
What if our beliefs about success are backwards? What if we could improve the odds of success when we quit and grit or perseverance leaves us worse off?
5 questions to help you define your leadership brand
Consider these five questions as you proactively shape your work leadership brand for now — and your legacy for the future.
5 smart ways to ask for help without seeming incompetent
Don't be afraid to ask for help. You can handle complicated assignments and you are smart enough to realize when you need help to complete them.
Life by design: Practical steps you need to take to do your own personal life audit
It’s a self-reflection exercise. A life audit will leave you with the clarity and space you need to “do you” at the ultimate level.
How to prevent a bad start to your day from getting in your way
Here are four other ways to take a breather when you have a bad start to your workday and begin with a huge chip on your shoulder.
3 ways to axe the filler words in your vocabulary once and for all
Notice that your speech is littered with a whole "ums" and "likes," but it's too late to correct yourself? Here are three ways to stop using filler words.