Articles about Office Life
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 single most proven thing you can do right now to get smarter and happier
Being in good shape increases your ability to learn.
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.
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.
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.
10 habits of super likeable leaders
Here are some strategies to improve your leadership skills.
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.
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.
This is the secret to improving your self-esteem
Stop lying to yourself that you’re so awesome.
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.
10 things confident people won’t do
They don’t need constant praise.
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
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 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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 habits of genuine people
Sincere leaders are far more effective at motivating people.
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.
4 secrets to reading body language like an expert
In five minutes you can often evaluate people with 70% accuracy.