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Advice

Happiness hack: One ritual that made me much happier

For maximum happiness, friendships need to be maintained by actually physical proximity, not social media.

Leadership

8 quotations on leadership from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Frequently quoted by leaders everywhere today for inspiration, Dr. King's advice on leadership is as relevant and as urgent now as it was when he first gave it decades ago.

Advice

What 50-year-olds know that 20-year-olds often don’t

Here are some lessons I’ve learned during my half century on this planet. Life goes by really, really fast, but it's better after 50.

Advice

11 celebrities’ best advice to their younger selves

Here are the best pieces of life and career advice celebrities and leaders like Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey would give their younger selves, so that we can learn along with them, and hopefully learn to see a pitfall before we fall into it.

Bosses

4 things to do when your manager treats you like a ghost

Ever feel like your manager either doesn't want you to succeed, or won't even give you occasional praise, even when it's well deserved? You definitely don't have to suffer in silence — this is what you should do instead of feeling undervalued.

Inspiration

Oprah Winfrey’s 9 best pieces of career advice

Winfrey has had a lifetime to build her wisdom. As a daytime talk show host, Winfrey became a pioneer in making a career out of giving confessional advice. Here's a roundup of her best career lessons.

Weather

4 ways to prepare to work from home during a snowstorm

If you haven't heard by now, you're about to find out: A winter storm being described as a "bombogenesis," which is expected to create a "bomb cyclone," is heading for the East Coast. This is how to prepare to work from home.

Office Life

4 tips for creating the perfect online web presence

What you do online is also important long before you get a job. How to curate your web presence so every recruiter who finds you wants to hire you.

Advice

Seven things deeply intuitive people do differently

If you want to make better decisions in life, you’d do well to brush up on your intuition skills. Learn from those who have the habit.

Office Life

Shannon Fisher on workplace sexual harassment: When in doubt, don’t

With the recent societal focus on workplace sexual harassment in America, many people are asking what the line is between friendly workplace banter and behavior that could be perceived as anywhere from overly flirtatious to downright predatory. Put simply: When in doubt, don't.

Health

This is why the holidays can make us feel terrible — and what to do about it

Although the holidays can be a festive time of togetherness and family, for those of us who are lonely, the holidays can be unhappy and isolating.

Productivity

9 ways to make your cold emails more successful

The perfect letter of introduction is hard to come by, and even harder to write. Why it’s important to craft one and what to include or leave out.

Advice

Eight powerful ways to mold children into leaders

It’s the little things we do every day that mold children into the people they’ll become. Focus on these eight actions to help your children become leaders.

Networking

How to make people like you: 6 science-based conversation hacks

So you want to know how to make people like you? It’s easier than you think. Here are six research-backed conversation hacks that will get things off on the right foot.

Advice

The entrepreneur’s list of 2018 New Year’s resolutions

The top 5 resolutions every entrepreneur should make in 2018

New Year

9 steps to New Year’s resolutions that last longer than New Year’s Day

Eighty-eight percent of people fail to achieve their New Year’s resolutions. Here's how to be one of the few people who keep them and make them stick.

Management

10 signs you’re a toxic boss

Just because you care about your work and your staff doesn’t mean that you always lead in the best possible way. Here's how to know if you're a toxic boss.

Advice

Three ways to stop creeping burnout

If you go about your day every single day without break or change in your routine, chances are good that burnout is just waiting to creep up on you.

Productivity

Stoicism reveals 4 rituals that will make you confident

So when you’re feeling not-so-large-and-in-charge and need a boost, here's how to use the modern version of ancient Stoicism to manufacture more mojo.

Advice

3 ways to deal with a nosy coworker

Here's how to handle nosy coworkers who live to see you sweat while learning personal information about you that you'd rather keep private.

Advice

7 indispensable soft skills to develop for 2018

Much like you would continue your education, continuously improving your soft skills, like communication and body language, is essential to success, too.

Advice

4 important career lessons for millennials

Whether you're a recent college graduate or just a few years out, we could all benefit from some career advice.

Advice

This is how to worry productively

Here's the science of how to manage your inner worrywart and use it as a productive force for good. Just follow these tips.

Words at Work

Don’t mess up these words on your resume

These are words people commonly mess up at work. Don't let it happen to you, if you want to be considered a consummate professional.

Advice

5 daily habits to increase your creativity and decrease your stress levels

With these 5 daily rituals, you can turn yourself into a more productive, less stressed worker.