Articles about Advice

Productivity

Why Jeff Bezos schedules all of his ‘high IQ’ meetings between 10 a.m. and noon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a strategy for scheduling meetings – he takes important meetings around 10 a.m. and avoids meetings in the late afternoon.

Startups

3 lessons every entrepreneur should learn from the food delivery revolution

"With so many young companies enjoying so much success, every entrepreneur should take notice and ask, 'What underlying themes made all this possible?' "

Job search

Five wholesale club shopping strategies that may help with your job search

Experts say there can be “takeaways” from a shopping club that can be used in a job search. Here are some points to help you score some deals.

Office Life

70% of women feel bullied by female colleagues – Here’s how to stop it

"I can see how it is easy to fall into bullying roles themselves — often those who are bullied end up turning into bullies."

Product Reviews

These are the best laptops you can buy right now

Smartphones may have taken over much of people’s screen time, but you still need a “real” computer.

The Whole Human

How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain

That’s the thinking error that I’ve made in the past. And I’ll tell you why it’s a mistake to assume positive thoughts are good.

How to

3 ways to make planning a vacation a little easier for you

Time to get away, take a break from the stresses of work, and provide yourself with a little vacation time? Here are three ways to take the edge off.

Personal Finance

Here’s how I became a six-figure freelancer

The most important thing is to listen to your gut, be true to yourself, and be passionate about what you’re doing – that will never fail you.

How To

10 tips for being your own best advocate

Standing up for yourself is an important skill. Here, 10 career experts share how they developed an ability to advocate for themselves.

The Whole Human

This 1 habit will make Sunday less stressful, and Monday more productive

"If you’re not constantly auditing yourself, your habits, your schedule, and the way you approach your own life, you will never be in control."

Job search

How to negotiate a job offer during the interview

It's an all-too-common negotiation challenge: How to handle the mid-interview salary question. It’s such a sticky sitch!

The Whole Human

The Teflon Mind: How to let go of the past

"Remember, when there’s nothing to attach to, there’s nothing to let go of. That’s the beauty of building a non-stick mind."

Job search

How to ‘sell yourself’ in an interview without being an egomaniac

There's a fine line between under- and over-selling yourself to a potential employer and kill your chances of being considered for the job.

Job search

Make your resume more like a blockbuster movie

So, how can you make your resume more tempting at first glance? Catch their interest from the first minute. We're here to help.

Productivity

Eliminate failure with mental simulations

The pain of failing is a result of a poor match between our subjective preferences and the objective reality. It’s not an easy thing to deal with.

Productivity

This is what inventors can teach us about success

Unfortunately, the path to positive change is not always obvious. Whether you’re trying to build a successful business or reach a breakthrough in your creative work, the route to success can be elusive.

the whole human

The single most proven thing you can do right now to get smarter and happier

Being in good shape increases your ability to learn.

Productivity

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative and get more done.

Job search

This is how to answer ‘why should we hire you?’ (according to experts)

Directly tackling one of, by far, the most popular interview questions that comes up for a potential new hire and how you should be answering it.

Job search

6 cover letter mistakes that might be ruining your career

With your cover letter, you are basically selling yourself. Having one that’s impressive is not an easy task to pull but most certainly worth it.

The Whole Human

This is the antidote to failure

When we react to failure with shame or anger, two things happen: First, we forego a learning opportunity. Second, we empower it.

The Whole Human

The 3 requirements for huge success (according to science and billionaires)

If you don’t have strategies and people and resources ... then you won’t be motivated and you won't achieve your goals or see success.

How To

3 ways to have a life when you spend hours commuting daily

There are things you can do to do improve your off-hours when traveling to and from the office takes up too much of your time.

Leadership

Emerging leader spotlight: Bank of America’s Lisa Bogart

This month we shine the Emerging Leader Spotlight on Lisa Bogart, Business Solutions Technology Manager with Bank of America.

Office Life

On obstacles, ‘the process’ and pivot points

Take chances, put yourself out there and watch what the market tells you. There’s a signal in all the noise, and if you listen closely you’ll find it.