Articles about How To

Networking

4 tips for following up with a professional contact after what feels like forever

What happens when you go to a conference and meet a ton of new faces, but fail to follow up with them? Or when you let a year go by without contacting your mentor, who has been so invested in your development all along?

Communication

Phone calls, saying ‘no’ and staying ready

Be bold. Make calls. Make a checklist. Address every item. Don’t skimp on the preparation phase. Your future self will thank you.

Success

How to not drift through life and get what you really want

Have you ever noticed how some people just seem to drift through life, without direction or purpose? Maybe you’ve noticed that about your own life.

Office Life

How digital nomads adjusted when going back to office life

How do they do it? Can it be done? Here, former digital nomads share how they readjusted to office life once they unpacked their bags … for good.

Health

How to train yourself to see food as fuel

I talked to Ellie Rome, a certified health and wellness coach, to learn more about how to train yourself to view food as what it truly is — fuel for our body and its many incredible functions.

Office Life

Finding your voice in a competitive team

So what does it take to speak up and have a voice when you work in a highly competitive team? Here are three suggestions for thriving.

Personal Finance

I spent 5 years studying rich people. Here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about money

What secrets about managing money do the rich know that the average person doesn't? Here are some strategies that helped the rich get rich.

Self-Help

The single biggest thing you can do for your career: Show up. Every. Day.

Showing up to the office every day, providing value, and showing your work is one of the best ways to build a lasting career.

Careers

A GM engineer’s advice for people considering STEM careers

A GM engineer shares her two biggest pieces of advice to young people considering STEM careers and how she changed career paths.

How To

4 steps to help you choose the right career

I thought I had chosen the right career path, realized it was WRONG, and then went through a process that I WISH I had done sooner! Here is what I did.

The Whole Human

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

If you know the right tricks and strategies, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty with poise.

The Whole Human

This is the most insane way to be smarter, confident, and resilient

There’s evidence that the right voices in your head can make you smarter, more confident and more resilient. Here are the three you need talking to you.

Office Life

5 tips to picking the perfect office chair

It is of utter importance to take into consideration these 5 points before buying an office chair.

Leadership

Firing people: What you do versus how you do it

Research and wisdom from leaders suggests firing people in humane and caring ways is best for an organization, the people doing it, and those sent packing.

Humor

8 ways to recover from being inappropriate at work

Sometimes you can blame it on the day drinking, but in the moment you’ll need a good way to recover from being inappropriate at work.

The Whole Human

A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That's how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything? YES.

How To

4 reasons fulfillment will make you a strong person

Mental toughness can create a strong person who lives their life with purpose and meaning. They are an active participant in where their life is going.

Levelling Up

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Here are ingredients to a morning routine that allows you to live every day in a peak and heightened state.

News

The story behind Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ shows us how to make projects our own

Aretha Franklin, the great American singer who became a defining voice of the 20th century and the acclaimed Queen of Soul, died at her home in Detroit on Thursday from pancreatic cancer, her publicist said.

Personal Finance

What to do when you hate your job (but need it)

When you hate your job but still need the money … you more or less have to “deal with it”. However, fortunately, you do have some options to help.

Work-Life Balance

Couldn’t take a vacation this year? Here are 5 ways to make the most of the rest of the summer

You don't have to give up on using vacation time during the warmer months just yet. Here are five ways to make the most of the remaining summer weeks.

How To

What to do (and not do) when you’re unemployed

Unemployment can wreak havoc on your peace of mind and your finances. There are some steps you can take to try to limit that negative impact.

Morning Routine

Hate breakfast? Here’s how to make the day’s first meal suck less

We’re here to help you. Here are the best tips to make breakfast better – even if you really hate to eat in the morning.

How To

3 questions to help eradicate conflict in the workplace

When I see conflict, it often relates to turf. People retreat to protect their territory. After all, change means giving up something — right? Not always.

Communication

Rock the body. Body language, that is!

There may be one tool in your career-building kit that you’re not using to its full potential, and that’s body language.