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9 realistic work perks every employee would love
Simple productivity hacks to immediately become more effective
What’s necessary to become more effective are straightforward, doable strategies that simplify your day and transform potential into productive outputs.
One of Oprah’s favorite thought leaders says these are the only 3 questions you need to ask yourself
Career expert Marie Forleo, one of Oprah's favorite thought leaders, says you only need to ask yourself 3 questions to find your passion.
3 questions to help eradicate conflict in the workplace
When I see conflict, it often relates to turf. People retreat to protect their territory. After all, change means giving up something — right? Not always.
Today's Top Stories August 20, 2018
4 steps to help you choose the right career
I thought I had chosen the right career path, realized it was WRONG, and then went through a process that I WISH I had done sooner! Here is what I did.
5 essential questions to ask yourself for pursuing the life you truly want
There are unnecessary struggles and situations we can avoid if we simply begin with pursuing a path, job, venture or career that we actually love.
3 ways city living increases your anxiety
Research reveals the stress of city living is more than just a daily annoyance — it significantly impacts a person’s mental health.
11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty
If you know the right tricks and strategies, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty with poise.
STUDY: Watching reality stars can make us less sympathetic to poor people
When you get obsessed with the rich and glamorous lives on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," "X Factor," "The Apprentice," and "Made in Chelsea," there can be a downside to your binge-watching habits.
This Spotify sales coordinator starts her day with self-care
Nicole Godreau is a 20-something living in New York. Like so many others, she starts her day with a favorite playlist. The only difference? Godreau works for streaming giant Spotify, which means the music never stops for this sales coordinator.
These are the states with the highest 3-month cost of living
In the event that you were to lose your source of income, how much should you have saved to survive in your state? We found out the cost of living for you.
5 countries where you can retire on the cheap
If you’re planning your future, check out these countries where you can stretch out your hard-earned dollars and retire on the cheap.
Here is some of the worst advice currently being given to Millennials
Here are the seven pieces of advice that I HATE hearing people give to Millennials. Top of the list: Work harder you lazy punk!
This is the most insane way to be smarter, confident, and resilient
There’s evidence that the right voices in your head can make you smarter, more confident and more resilient. Here are the three you need talking to you.
5 reasons Elon Musk really needs to get some rest
In a shockingly revealing New York Times interview with Elon Musk this week, the world learned how truly intense the CEO of three companies is as he talked about his 120-hour work week and using Ambien as a frequent sleep aid, alternating "between laughter and tears" to reporters taking notes.
Survey: 36% of Americans look at their bank account daily
How often do you check on your bank account? Are you someone who forgets to do so for weeks at a time, or someone who checks it multiple times a day?
Men identify as the breadwinner if they do not respect wife’s career
For some men, claiming that title may depend if they respect their wife's choice of career, not how much their wives are actually earning.
This study supports you eating more carbs at breakfast
Diets where you either get less than 40% of your energy from carbs or more than 70% of your energy or calories from carbs was associated with the greatest risk of death.
Survey: 22% of Americans say they ‘fell’ into their job instead of picking it
New findings from LinkedIn on what they call "career sleepwalking" show that 22% of Americans say they "fell' into their job instead of picking it.
5 tips to picking the perfect office chair
It is of utter importance to take into consideration these 5 points before buying an office chair.
Brooklyn Decker’s app completely simplified her morning routine
Did you know that most women only wear 20% of their wardrobe?
Can you actually think yourself into a different person?
We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But can you think yourself into a different person?
Firing people: What you do versus how you do it
Research and wisdom from leaders suggests firing people in humane and caring ways is best for an organization, the people doing it, and those sent packing.
8 ways to recover from being inappropriate at work
Sometimes you can blame it on the day drinking, but in the moment you’ll need a good way to recover from being inappropriate at work.
A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior
Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That's how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything? YES.
4 reasons fulfillment will make you a strong person
Mental toughness can create a strong person who lives their life with purpose and meaning. They are an active participant in where their life is going.
Why universal basic income costs far less than you think
The key to understanding the real cost of universal basic income is understanding the difference between the gross (or upfront) and net (or real) cost.
This morning routine will make you a millionaire
If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Here are ingredients to a morning routine that allows you to live every day in a peak and heightened state.
Study: Women balance supporting their partners with demanding work better than men
Being present and supportive to your partner after a terrible, hard day at work is not easy for anyone, but a new study suggests that women may be better at stopping work demands from hurting their relationships with their partners.
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Study finds that ‘very unattractive’ people make more money
A study from the Journal of Business and Psychology of 20,000 young Americans, interviewed the subjects at home at age 16 and then three more times before they turned 29-years-old. The researchers looked at the correlation between attractiveness and income of the participants based on a five-point scale of physical attractiveness from "very unattractive" to "very attractive." They found something very interesting when it came to looks and earnings...
This is the surprising benefit of going for that third cup of coffee
That first cup of coffee in the morning is absolutely needed to wake you up. The second cup of coffee a bit later keeps the momentum up. The third cup is when you start to feel a bit guilty and doubt your sense of self. But this new study will help get rid of that guilt.
Stanford professor: The workplace is literally killing us
No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a fatal amount of stress on our bodies and minds.