Articles about Advice
What to do when you think your life sucks
Even when life sucks there are differences between those who just survive and those who thrive in their circumstances. Follow these tips.
Grammar rules you were taught at school that are wrong
What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are lots of other so-called grammar rules that we’ve probably been getting wrong for years?
How to be smarter than people smarter than you
I read the things smart people write down. By deciding to read more, you’ve already become smarter than most “smart people.”
Want more energy and bigger results? Stop asking ‘HOW’ and start asking ‘WHO’
When most people have goals, they immediately begin thinking about HOW. Billionaires immediately begin thinking about WHO.
Survey: 76% say ‘not hearing back’ about a job worse than being ghosted after a first date
76% of Americans consider "not hearing back" after sending in a job application "more frustrating than" being ghosted after date number one.
8 career podcasts you should download ASAP
If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.
Here’s how you can make better use of your time
There are only two ways to make better use of time: Create and follow a plan of action and increase energy levels. Here are 7 tips for accomplishing both.
Read this if you’re going through adversity
After going through a lot of adversity (personally and professionally) myself, I’ve learned a few things about staying motivated.
3 ways to get out of a productivity rut at work
Every day won't be a slam dunk when it comes to productivity. Here's what to do when you feel like you're drowning in work.
Can you truly bring your authentic fashion self to work?
At some point — about five years ago maybe — the phrase “bring your authentic self to work” became the working world’s hottest new fashion catchphrase.
Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this
if you’re going to lead a successful meeting, you have to think constantly about the participants. Boardrooms don't have to be boring.
Tips for women heading to the executive suite
You might be surprised to find that leadership presence is not an attribute automatically assigned to you because of your business results.
6 ways to be comfy-cozy on a plane without feeling like a complete slob
Here are five tips for being comfy-cozy on a plane, even on your most travel-worn day, that don’t leave you looking like a total slob.
Do you come across as arrogant? 5 workplace behaviors to curb
No one is perfect, and the particularly intelligent must be especially careful about slipping into egotistical behavior.
Here’s why you can’t hit home runs every time
Life isn’t about repeatedly hitting home runs. Rather, it’s about strikeouts, singles, and doubles, until we slowly, but steadily, reach home base.
Listen to the power of quiet people
Being quiet is a choice and quiet people have a unique power — everyone, them included, needs to pay more attention to it.
How to make Fridays more fun in the summer, even if you can’t leave work early
Here's how to make the last day of the work week better — even if "Summer Fridays" are a total afterthought at your company.
Here’s how to get what you want from difficult people
From the outside, difficult people seem unreasonably stubborn and uncharitable. From the inside, these people feel diligent and hardworking.
A guide for thriving in a fast world: 3 things worth remembering
Anything that disrupts routines in this fast world gets labeled as bad. Yet, more often than not, change is only as good or bad as the response to it.
4 ways conquering an escape room may help you find a job
The skills used to conquer an escape room can transfer to your job search. We’ve asked two professionals who tell you how to do it.
What great ideas are made of
Where brilliant ideas come from. How to run a brainstorming session at work with real impact. When you should pitch your big idea to your boss.
The most important asset you have, but are afraid to use
Your innocence, uniqueness, and authenticity are what set you apart. They’re the qualities that can move you closer to your goals and success.
6 phrases (and 6 words) you should never include in a cover letter
Use the right wording on your cover letter, and you’re golden. Write the wrong thing, and your application can end up in the “thanks, but no thanks” pile.
Why your cold can feel worse in the summer
The reason why your summer cold can tend to feel worse than a winter cold is more psychological than biological, experts say.
Why you need to vet and coach your job references
At their best, a good job reference is your cheerleader. But at their worst, they can be the reason why you get ruled out of contention.