Articles about How To

Advice

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.

Advice

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?

How To

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

Email

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.

Productivity

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

Office Life

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.

Advice

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.

Advice

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.

Productivity

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.

Productivity

The stoic knows: 4 rituals that will make you well-liked

Do you want to have better relationships?

Success

3 questions that will help you find the most successful side hustle

Is your idea feasible?

happiness

The absurdly simple thing that makes the happiest people in the world so happy

When something good happens, savor the moment.

levelling up

7 steps to get a raise without asking for one

Your boss’s expectations are the price of entry.

the whole human

10 ways to improve your sleep and increase your productivity

Eliminate interruptions.

levelling up

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.

Success

5 successful women share their best advice from their most awkward moments

Yes, you can recover.

levelling up

10 things the greatest leaders all have in common

Great leaders don't just focus on results.

success

The 5 paths to become the best at anything

Hard work pays off.

the whole human

Why your boss lacks emotional intelligence

The heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon.

levelling up

3 ways to get your career back on track after a crisis

Don't rush to action.