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Productivity

4 secrets to reading body language like an expert

In five minutes you can often evaluate people with 70% accuracy.

Entrepreneurs

3 ways to test your startup idea before investing money

Here are three simple steps to help you determine if there’s demand for your startup, before investing the time and money.

Personal Finance

5 ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

Lifestyle creep is when, as you earn more, you spend more. This ultimately means you continue to live paycheck to paycheck, no matter how much you earn.

Office Life

Business professors share 5 tips for new-hire success

We’ve asked business experts to share their tips for success when you start a new position and want to stand out as a team player.

science of work

8 ways body language beats IQ

It’s a powerful tool in negotiation.

Self-Help

How to move from fear to fearlessness

Be patient and kind to yourself. Master one fear at-a-time. Once you conquer one level, you can move to a more difficult one.

Job search

What to do when you’re fired: The 10-point plan

If you find yourself fired from your own loved or loathed job, here are 10 things you probably should do according to experts.

Levelling Up

The essential quality you need to reach a new elevation

The quality that will move us closer to our goals and dreams is all about self-restraint, not sweating the small stuff or giving in to petty grievances.

Office Life

How to deal with that person at work who is driving you crazy

Here's what happiness-expert Gretchen Rubin calls “the secret to happiness” and how to bring joy into your work environment.

Productivity

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

They take time to reflect.

The Whole Human

5 steps to escape the ‘I’ll start tomorrow’ trap

Don't "start tomorrow." Success isn’t as hard as it appears and it’s not that far away and simply requires these five specific things.

The Whole Human

The one quality you need to reach your most important goals

What does it take to achieve your most important goals? Some people think it’s mostly about luck, smarts, good looks, and social connections. Nope.

Productivity

Make achieving your goals a team sport – Here’s why and how

Peer support is undeniably the most important component for achieving hard-to-reach goals. Keep in mind some rules of thumb.

Office Life

7 totally normal ways to set boundaries with your work friends

Creating boundaries for workplace friendships can be difficult, but they are necessary. Here are seven things to help you out.

Salary Negotiation

Successful professionals share the thing that helped them land a raise

Though the process varies by industry and company, there are various ways to reap the ‘yes’ you’re looking for – and have earned – when seeking a raise.

Self-Help

Harnessing systems to get more done (How to find your most productive hours)

A productivity system provides you the ability to manage and execute those commitments, communications, and information at a specific time.

Productivity

How to say no without feeling guilty: 6 secrets from experts

Being “too nice” can cause legit problems. So how do you say no without feeling guilty? Experts and research have answers.

Productivity

This is how to get in the habit of writing everyday

The habit consists of the cue, routine and reward. If you have a highly structured life, it's relatively easy to develop even such a monster discipline like a writing habit.

Levelling Up

The most important mental shift you need to increase your productivity

Productivity in its simplest form should be defined as "Creativity meets Routine meets Consistency." Without any of these key components, there is none.

Travel

6 things you should never wear on an airplane

Planning your super-cute airplane outfit to kick off your vacation on a fashionable note? Make sure to keep these no-nos in mind.

Office Life

3 ways to transition back to life without summer Fridays

Summer's over, and for some, that means the end of summer Fridays. Here's how to transition back to a five-day workweek.

levelling up

7 things that make great bosses unforgettable

They're like great chess masters.

Personal Finance

How to trick yourself into sticking to a budget

It’s important to know yourself and your habits so that you can know exactly what you need to trick yourself into sticking to a budget.

Words at Work

4 phrases that make you sound less confident (and what to say instead)

Whether or not you would call yourself an introvert, here are a few specific phrases to stop saying if you want to sound and feel more confident at work.

Creativity

7 ways to boost your imagination at work

Use these seven tips to expand your imagination at work and achieve success, probably while making your coworkers laugh a bit.