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How to let go of email anxiety and be more productive

Let go of the idea of "inbox zero."

levelling up

4 ways improv can help you succeed at work (and 2 words that will change your life)

There's power in saying "yes, and . . ."

Off Hours

Answering email on vacation wipes out your good memories

Even a little work can erase your vacation memories quickly.

Off Hours

How to beat the Sunday-night blues

Sundays can be happy all the way to the very end.


Steal this Nobel Prize-winner’s brilliant approach to work-life balance right now

You need a life outside work to be good at what you do.

Levelling Up

9 things smart people do after they screw up at work

Remember: nothing, not even screwups, are permanent.

science of work

How to make your flaws the key to your success

Leverage the traits that make you unique.


Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Once you are more productive, you’ll have a lot more hours to fill. So why not use them to make others and yourself happier?


Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy? Here's what you need to know.

Technology of Work

A new traffic light for your desk will fend off chatty coworkers

A flashing red light is what you need in the office.


Be more successful: New Harvard research reveals a fun way to do it

We all want to be more successful. But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a method that’s a little more fun? There is.


Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

This antiquated approach to work is holding us back.

Animals at Work

Amazon’s pro-dog strategy puts other companies to shame

Amazon's new dog park shows companies can be pet-friendly even outside their walls.

Technology of Work

Google’s best email idea: make everyone sound friendlier

Be your best self, automatically.


How to get people to like you: 7 ways from an FBI behavior expert

What’s the best way to build rapport and create trust? How do you get people to like you? An FBI behavioral expert tells all.


New neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them. Trust neuroscience.


5 fun office hacks to increase productivity

The best offices balance enjoyment with productivity.


The definitive 5-point guide to never procrastinating again

Fear? You don't answer to fear.


3 ways to stay focused at work when all you want to do is enjoy summer weather

The sunlight is calling you. You don't have to resist.


You can instantly become less stressed by using one mind trick

It's all about using our memories to heal ourselves.


3 things James Comey can teach you about leaving a job gracefully

Never go out like a punk.


How to find the silence you need to focus at work

The missing ingredient for focus is also one of the easiest to obtain.

Science of Work

Take a page out of Steve Jobs’ book and switch to walking meetings

You'll understand each other better if you don't have to look at each other.


Talking politics in the office is the most annoying thing you can do

Since the 2016 election, political talk in the office has caused workers stress.


Stop taking notes on your laptop. It’s making you forgetful.

The pen is mightier than the keyboard, in meetings at least.