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Speak Up! Whispering Complaints Solves Nothing

You’ve heard it before standing around the water cooler: co-workers relaying a laundry list of complaints to one another about how the office functions. Maybe the meetings are too long, they’re asked to work overtim...

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5 Basic Tips To Get In A Productive Groove

Flow is key. With it, we feel a rhythm that is pleasing to the soul. And with it, our life isn’t filled with procrastination, distraction, overwhelm, missed deadlines, etc. Things just come together well. Without it, well...

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The Most Exciting Article You’ll Ever Read About Filing

You are being judged. For everything. At work and in your personal life. That’s just how the world works. And in case you didn’t know, your desk is being judged. When your boss walks by your desk and sees papers pil...


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Getting in a “New York State of Mind”

I am who I am. Period. This is the tagline I’ve elected for New York City. I had the pleasure of spending a few days there last week… wow, that city is one hell of a diva! NYC is filled with characters of all shapes and...

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Dealing with Anger in the Workplace

Face it, we all get mad. Your boss skimps on the bonus he promised you and you have visions of slapping her. Or maybe your colleague totally dropped the ball and you end up takin the heat for it. You’d like nothing more t...

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4 Tips to Ask for a Raise

Even when you have all the right reasons and know you deserve a raise, walking in and asking your boss for more money is a delicate process. You don’t want to come off as arrogant, rude, or demanding — but you do want t...


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How to Improve Any Skill

Think you could never learn to play an instrument, write a book, or bake the perfect cake? We all walk around thinking that we don’t have the talent to do certain tasks or activities. We think that talent is something we’re...

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Write “The Anti-Bio” and Pump Up Your Failures

A while back, we brought you an article about “Erasing Resume Blunders,” something everyone wants to do at one time or another in their career. We all have experiences (or whole jobs), we wish never existed and coul...

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Humor Works in the Workplace

Every moment at work isn’t a perfectly happy one — there are times that are a little dull or slow, and there are times that are packed full of projects or tasks.  Whether you’re feeling unmotivated or overworked, it ...


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Complimenting Others Will Boost Your Confidence

Confidence. It’s a word that carries a lot of weight. Being confident in yourself, and having others describe you as confident means you are self-assured, likely outgoing, easy to talk to, and respected. It’s a word...