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Office culture

A startup forced employees to take vacation and ignore emails, and the results were astounding

Vacation time was mandatory during an experiment at a small startup called SimpliFlying and productivity and happiness increased afterward.


4 things successful people do in the last 15 minutes of their workday

The most successful people use the last few minutes to finish tasks, preparing for the next day, building relationships, and keeping work at the office.


5 things to do when you have too many ideas and never finish anything

Juggling multiple ideas and goals is a tough gig that often begins with excitement, but ends with procrastination, and failure to finish.

The Whole Human

Here are 16 tips to help you be better at ‘adulting’

Being an “adult” and "adulting" is a matter of action and character … Not age. I know 40-year-old children and 16-year-old adults.

According to Science

The psychology behind success and failure

At the end of the day, there’s no reason to be afraid of failure. In fact, failure is a critical piece for success itself.

Levelling Up

The 4 essential questions to ask yourself before launching your dream

Every dream has to begin somewhere. If you’re on the road to living out your biggest goals and dreams, you’ll soon find that it rarely takes a linear path.

How To

10 powerful ways to create your own happiness

Applying these strategies won’t just improve your happiness at work; most of them will also improve your emotional intelligence.


The most successful people I know are voracious readers. Here’s why

All successful people I know have one thing in common: they never stop learning.

Career Change

The best cities to start your career in each state

You don’t need to move to the Big Apple or to LA to be successful. Sometimes the lesser-known cities can create the biggest positive impact on your career.


The 5 best places to travel in September

End of summer got you down? Packing away swimsuits and flip-flops is never fun, but we have just the thing to boost the mood — a September travel getaway.

The Whole Human

This is how to make your life awesome: 6 secrets from research

A good life is not outside your reach. It will take some effort — but you knew that, right?


This is the age you’ll have the most self-esteem

When are you going to have the most self-esteem and feel worth? This is a lifelong question many of us wrestle with, and now science has an answer.


How to prioritize self-care when you’re traveling on business

It's crucial to make time for yourself — because if you don't prioritize self-care between business meetings and networking dinners, no one else will.

The Whole Human

How to boost your creative output at work by meditating

It’s a common misconception that to achieve great things you must work as hard as you possibly can and that anything other than extreme dedication to hard work will detract from your success. While focus and input are essential to productivity, giving yourself time to relax and allowing your mind to drift are also vital to the creative process.


You can learn a lot from a dog. Specifically, mine

My dog Jackson has a lot going for him. I decided to take a closer look at his daily routine and see what lessons we can learn.

The Whole Human

Take risks – the odds might be better than you think

As I look back over my early career, I wish I’d taken more risks and not settled for the status quo. If you’ve thought the same thing, you’re not alone.

Office Life

Confidence in the workplace: Examining the ‘confidence gap’

We are often told to have more confidence in ourselves, but what does confidence mean in today’s workplace and does it actually pay to be ‘confident’?


An open letter to Elon Musk

Arianna Huffington tells Elon Musk that he's demonstrating a wildly outdated, anti-scientific and horribly inefficient way of using human energy.

The Whole Human

Here’s how elite performers silence negative self-talk

In order to pursue big goals and achieve things you’ve never done, you must embrace uncertainty and expect an onslaught of negative thoughts.


24% of Americans think reaching ‘inbox-zero’ is an impossibility

Previous research found the average worker's inbox has 199 unread emails and new data shows that 24% of Americans think reaching "inbox-zero" is impossible.

According to Science

Why nighttime showers can help us sleep better at night

For those of us who like winding down the day with an evening shower, rejoice! Nighttime showers are better at helping us get a good night's sleep.

The Whole Human

Never say never. Unless it’s these 8 things I’ll never repeat

I know. Never is a long time. But barring all momentary lapse of memories, intuition, or good judgment, I’ll never repeat these again.

How To

17 women share what it takes to land the job, grow a paycheck, and get ahead in your career

Regular women across different industries and levels contributed and responses ranged from the practical to the psychological.


10 inspirational quotes to make you feel better about not getting anything done today

Here are 10 inspirational quotes to make you feel better about getting absolutely nothing done today.

How To

The only way to become a better public speaker as an introvert

And now, introvert, it’s time to tell you the truth: The only way you can become a better public speaker is to speak more.