Articles about Office Life

Success

According to a new study, first impressions may not be as important as we thought

According to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, people tend to underestimate how much another person likes them.

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.

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.

levelling up

10 habits of super likeable leaders

Here are some strategies to improve your leadership skills.

How To

What you do is not why you do it – Finding your purpose at work

How to tell the difference between healthy and harmful ambition and why there’s no such thing as “winning” in work – or life.

Productivity

The disconnect between Baby Boomers and Millennials when it comes to work ethic

Millennials have entered a professional world where their realities are wildly different from the ones Boomers knew. They prioritize things that don’t make sense to Boomers because their environment has different demands.

the whole human

This is the secret to improving your self-esteem

Stop lying to yourself that you’re so awesome.

Confidence

3 ways self-sabotage is holding you back

Somewhere along the line, it was determined that self-sabotage is humorous. When we actually experience it, however, it can leave us feeling victimized.

success

10 things confident people won’t do

They don’t need constant praise.

Inspiration

The 37 most inspiring leadership quotes I know

No. 18: "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." – Henry Ford

Leadership

This is why should you focus more on your top performers than your low ones

We naturally want to invest resources into helping underperforming employees, but sometimes, it can eat a disproportionate amount of time and energy.

The Commute

The states with the safest and most dangerous commutes

Commutes are a major part of our lives – we spend nearly 38,000 total hours driving – so, what are the best and worst states for drivers?

Books

7 female CEOs share advice on how to surround yourself with supportive women

Whether it’s a working mom creating a revolutionary hands-free breast pump, a strong founder leading the #MeToo movement, or a woman working to change access to much-needed feminine products, the camaraderie and support of other females make a huge difference in the success of many amazing ideas and companies.

Communication

How to write an out-of-office email that works

The added bonuses of humor can sweeten the out-of-office message, but ultimately, all you need to do is let people know that you are alive yet unreachable.

News

More employees would pick natural light over childcare when it comes to work perks

We set our internal clocks to natural light. The study demonstrates that natural light is more of a basic need, less of a fun perk.

Productivity

Almost half of employees worldwide think they could do their job in 5 hours or less each day

The case is getting stronger for a shorter workweek. According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, 78% of full-time workers say it would take less than seven hours each day to do their job.

Style

5 brands that will fix all your work wardrobe dilemmas for fall

There are a number of new lines (some that don't even have brick and mortar locations) that have incredible, quality-made options for the office.

Vacation

6 reasons why a two-week vacation could be too long

"One of the biggest reasons not to take a two-week vacation is returning with a ton of stress because there is too much on your plate.

Motivation

15 things I believe: Updated late 2018

Here are biased, but mostly evidence-based, opinions on management and life as we approach the final quarter of the year.

Humor

Key habits of the world’s top CEOs

What makes the world’s top CEOs so successful, rich and successful? This question is on the minds of every hungry entrepreneur in the world.

levelling up

12 habits of genuine people

Sincere leaders are far more effective at motivating people.

Gender at Work

No more ‘leaning in’ – the neoliberal myth of the superhero businesswoman holds us all back

To build a future in which a businesswoman can have the freedom to achieve full potential, we need a better understanding of why they are lagging behind.

Productivity

4 secrets to reading body language like an expert

In five minutes you can often evaluate people with 70% accuracy.