Good coworkers can brighten your day and inspire your work; bad coworkers can crush your spirit. According to new research, those jerks at work do...
When Life Gives You Lemons … Make Granola!
From our friends at HooplaHa, a great inspiration! With a healthy snack in hand, the Molina family was able to transform a time of serious economic hardship into... Read more
Is Low Self-Control a Threat to Security?
Researchers are using brain imaging to help companies determine which employees could pose a cybersecurity risk. To do that, they measured brain activity to identify... Read more
How Your Personality Relates to Your Productivity—and Salary
Why do some people earn more than others? Research backs up the idea that workers with higher educational levels and more experience have higher salaries... Read more
Are Women Actually Better at Negotiation?
Women with successful negotiation experience are better negotiators than men, even when they rate themselves as average at it, a new study finds. The research... Read more
Female Executive: My Biggest Mistake Was Not Talking About How Hard It Was
By day, Anne Devereux-Mills was the CEO of an international advertising company; by night, she was a single mother of two who survived melanoma cancer... Read more
Don’t Panic, College Seniors: Jobs for Grads Likely to Grow
WASHINGTON—The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire... Read more
3 Ways to Give Workers More Time With Their Kids
A workplace intervention lets parents spend more time with their children—but affects mothers and fathers differently. “These findings may encourage changes in the structure of jobs... Read more
Work Less, Play More, and Other Productivity Hacks From a Manchurian Emperor
If you’ve read our article “A Day in the Life of a Chinese Emperor,” it may have struck you just how little actual work Emperor... Read more
Graphic Arts Pioneer Ivan Chermayeff on Work as Play
NEW YORK—When work is play and play is work, there’s no reason to stop working. “There’s no possibility of even thinking of a better job,”... Read more
10 Real Excuses Lawyers and Litigants Give for Being Late to Court
Participating attorneys have an opportunity each week to poke fun at themselves, laugh at their colleagues, weigh-in on a hot topic, or reveal a personal... Read more
Call to Action: Start Improving Your Self-Worth Today
Have you noticed how our brains can prompt us to either promote or deny our own self-value? Jenny Craig, a transformational coach and Women’s Advancement Compact (WAC)... Read more
Michael Graves Sought to Create Joy Through Superior Design
Visit the website of designer Michael Graves, and you’ll be greeted with the words Humanistic Design = Transformative Results. The mantra can double as Graves’s... Read more
Managers, Trust Your People: An Ancient Chinese Leadership Parable
The Chinese have this saying: “If you doubt someone, don’t use him; if you use someone, don’t doubt him.” It could also be translated as... Read more
Berkeley Startup Helps You Find Your Dream Job
Looking for your perfect job is a bit like looking for a relationship—it’s important to understand what you really want, and what will really work... Read more
The Irony of It All: When Enthusiasm Is a Sign of Desperation
An interesting thing happened when I met with a prospective client last month. Based on a variety of factors, I had assumed that this company... Read more
NYC Sergeant Who Never Took Sick Day Dies
NEW YORK–A New York Police Department sergeant who never took a sick day in his 42-year career has died weeks shy of his retirement. Sgt... Read more