Mellissa Andrade

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18 of The Best Career Blogs To Read

It’s hard to know where to turn for great career advice when everybody is claiming to be an expert or a guru.<p>You need resources you can rely on when …

Tony Robbins, The CEO Whisperer

“I own you!” Six thousand people—sales executives, marketing pros, software developers, me—are shouting those same three, potent words at a colleague …

The one thing that could save the world: Why we need empathy now more than ever

Critics say that empathy clouds our judgment and distracts us from true morality. Here’s what they’re missing<p>Empathy is trending. President Obama wants to tackle America’s "empathy deficit," medical students routinely receive empathy training, and everyone from business gurus to the Dalai Lama have …

Study indicates high rate of 'intentional' drug-related deaths among nurses

More nurses die from deliberate drug overdose than any other health care professionals, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers from the …

4 Completely Different But Equally Effective Ways to Be a Leader | Inc.com

<i>Besides creativity, what other attributes are key to a successful leadership? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jeff DeGraff, author of The Innovation Code, on Quora:</b><p>Leaders need to …

Team Building

A Simple Way to Be More Assertive (Without Being Pushy)

In the workplace, we all run into conflict. Many of us would love to speak up and assert ourselves to correct it. And, in a perfect world, it would be easy. You could finally tell that colleague who keeps interrupting you exactly how you feel. You could give him a piece of your mind, releasing the …

Emotional Intelligence

LinkedIn Profile vs. Resume- 8 Differences You Should Keep in Mind

<b>For getting hired you should make sure that the both resume and your LinkedIn are promoting your talent & skills, working to grab the best career</b> …

Employment

LinkedIn Etiquette Fails: 4 Mistakes That Will Make You Look Unprofessional

<b>E</b>veryone can spot bad office etiquette when they see it: taking loud personal calls at your desk, cooking an Atlantic salmon in the office microwave, …

Employment

LinkedIn Just Rolled Out A Redesign—Here’s How To Clean Up Your Profile

Now that LinkedIn has a new look, it’s time to update your account–starting with these four cuts.<p>With its largest desktop redesign ever, LinkedIn is fighting the good fight against distraction. The 2017 updates make for less clutter across the platform and a more focused experience on every front, …

Employment

15 Surprising Rules You Should Know Regarding LinkedIn Etiquette

Let’s be real. Social media etiquette is complicated. The era of handwritten thank you notes, hostess gifts, and opening car doors for young ladies …

The LinkedIn Guide to the Perfect #WorkSelfie

Your LinkedIn profile is 14x more likely to be viewed simply by adding a profile photo. Follow these tips to take the perfect #WorkSelfie for your LinkedIn profile.

Selling

Is LinkedIn Killing the Traditional Resume?

The days of the traditional one-page resume may be numbered, but it's still not quite time to ditch those well-crafted, battle-tested documents. …

Employment

The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

When you’re not looking for a job, it can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile. Sure, you add people you meet at networking events as contacts and …

21 Steps to Create an Awesome LinkedIn Profile - Jeffbullas's Blog

Attending a conference, a networking event or a dinner party often leads to “that” question. “So what do you do?”<p>It used to be easy.<p>You trotted out …

Infographics

When the Mind Wanders

An anatomy of daydreaming<p>In 2014, one in 16 Americans visited the ER for home injuries that resulted from, among other things, fumbling knives (the cause of at least 249,000 injuries), ladders (at least 105,000), and cookware (at least 22,000). One of the main causes of these accidents? A wandering …

Mindfulness

Sitting is bad for your health: Move every 30 minutes - TODAY.com

If “sitting is the new smoking,” you can make it even worse by parking your body for more than 30 minutes at a time.<p>People who experience such long bouts of uninterrupted sitting <i>and</i> who stay sedentary for much of their waking time — 12.5 hours or more a day — have the highest risk of death from any …

Health

We’re more likely to get cancer than to get married. This is a wake-up call

Macmillan Cancer Support says one in two people will get a cancer diagnosis. Yet our treatment still focuses on the disease, not the person’s specific needs<p>“I need you to see this patient now,” a nurse whispers, her quiet tone masking a mountain of concern.<p>“I am an oncologist,” I introduce myself …

Cancer

5 Ways Millennials Built My Empire

I used to think millennials were entitled and lazy. Now, over 75 percent of my high-performance team consists of millennials.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are entitled, unmotivated and allergic to hard work. At least, that's what I used to think.<p>But now, …

Business Strategy

The Greatest Burden of Leadership

If it is difficult to be a leader, it is far more difficult to be a good leader. If there are challenges that come to those who lead, there are far …

Evangelical Christianity

3 Rare Signs That Say You Were Meant to Be a Good Leader | Inc.com

As I've written in the past, great leadership is about serving others. More specifically, serving your employees and putting them on equal par with customers (and sometimes even ahead of them).<p>It's this principle that made Vineet Nayar, former CEO of HCL Technologies, so successful. In 2010, he …

Employment

The Science Behind Acupuncture—and Why It Really Works

The concept of turning a human into a pincushion makes some people squeamish, but the practice clearly appeals to many—after all, acupuncture has …

Acupuncture