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5 ways to get to know someone without using cookie-cutter questions
When it comes to networking events, there's a whole world of topics that you could potentially ask someone about. So why not ask about something appropriate that will let you in on who they really are? Here are a few lighthearted icebreaker questions that you can use when you want to get to know someone.
How to recover from the worst Monday (or week) ever
We all have them. Those days that are so horribly challenging that we wonder if we’ll ever fully recover. Before you give up though, consider this; some of history’s most famous winners were first losers.
How to juggle two projects at the same time
With so many meetings and a slew of other responsibilities at work, you're bound to spend a lot of time multi-tasking on two or more projects at the same time. Here are some tips to help manage it all.
Side hustle wisdom: What works and what to watch out for
Over the past few years, we’ve been hearing everyone from moonlighting CEOs to short order cooks refer to their bonus gigs as side hustles. So, what exactly are they?
Overcoming failure in the office
No one is immune to failure, but there are a few things you can do to pick up the pieces and move forward — whether you're an employee or a manager. Here are a few things to keep in mind the next time it happens to you.
4 ways to manage unseasoned employees
Employees who are just starting out in their careers and ones who are new to their field have the potential to bring a lot of fresh, positive energy to their new workplaces. Here's how to manage them.
Cal professor, ‘Great at Work’ author, says ‘do less’ to achieve more
When he first started his career, Morten Hansen was a consultant who thought working up to ninety hours a week was the secret to success.
How to work with colleagues who do the bare minimum and use them to your advantage
Trying to coexist with a colleague who is always lagging behind and barely makes an effort to catch up is a tough spot to be in. Here's how to work with someone who does the bare minimum.
These are the magic words you’ll need to apologize for a late email reply
We've all been there: You get what feels like zillions of emails a day, but you only have the time and mental capacity to respond to so many of them. Ok, maybe not even half. Here's what to do when responding to someone's email after it's been a while.
How to say no without feeling guilty: 6 secrets from experts
Being “too nice” can cause legit problems. So how do you say no without feeling guilty? Experts and research have answers.
How to lower your bills: Tips from the FBI’s top hostage negotiator
How to lower your bills by using the same persuasive techniques as an FBI hostage negotiator.
10 lessons in career longevity from Billy Joel
Billy Joel can teach you a lot about what goes into sustaining a lifelong career. Here are several career lessons we can learn from the Piano Man.
5 ways to get your office to eat healthier
You spend half your waking life at the office, so it can have a huge impact on your health. Here's how to eat healthier while you're there.
5 ways to get your office to be healthier
Some new employees expect to gain five pounds within their first few months at a new job. Here's how you can buck the trend and make a healthier office.
Be like Betty White: How a likeable demeanor can translate into a lifelong career
Here's what makes Betty White so beloved by people across all ages and life stages, and what can we learn from her incredible career.
7 secrets top athletes can teach you about being the best at anything
We’d all like to be better at what is most important to us. Top athletes and their coaches as well as the best sports research can reveal how to get there.
The stoic knows: 4 rituals that will make you well-liked
Do you want to have better relationships?
3 questions that will help you find the most successful side hustle
Is your idea feasible?
The absurdly simple thing that makes the happiest people in the world so happy
When something good happens, savor the moment.
7 steps to get a raise without asking for one
Your boss’s expectations are the price of entry.
10 ways to improve your sleep and increase your productivity
Here’s why being a ‘joiner’ makes you absurdly successful
The term “follower” is often used to designate the members of a community, as if it is an entirely passive role.
5 successful women share their best advice from their most awkward moments
Yes, you can recover.
10 things the greatest leaders all have in common
Great leaders don't just focus on results.
The 5 paths to become the best at anything
Hard work pays off.