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The Ten Qualities Of Outstanding Employees

Shutterstock<p>Back in the day it was easy to be a great employee. You only had to show up at work on time, work hard all day, be nice to everyone and …

Five Questions Every Job-Seeker Wants To Ask -- But They're Afraid To

I was an HR person for decades. I focused on making my organization an amazing place to work.<p>That is the real job of any HR person — not enacting and enforcing policies!<p>The better the culture, in fact, the fewer HR policies you need.<p>When you create a high level of trust in an organization, …

Recruitment

The Benefits of Saying Nice Things About Your Colleagues

Whether we realize it or not, we are constantly given small opportunities to build up or put down our coworkers in the ways we talk about them. When we introduce two colleagues, tell a story about how a meeting went, or share a colleague’s work, how we “narrate others” can make a big difference in …

Human Resources

Avoid Burnout by Asking This Question

Vincent Tsui for HBR<p>In the late 1990s I began an undergrad business degree program at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. After nearly flunking …

New York City

12 Micro Signs You’re Dating A Guy Who’s Worth Holding Onto

1. You keep talking about him to your friends.<p>You have the best friends in the world, which means they love you and have your back at all times. Over …

10 Teeny Tiny Things That Actually Mean You’ve Met Someone Who Knows How To Love

1. Your low points are never an annoyance to them.<p>When you’re upset about something they want to make it better. They don’t necessarily think they …

The Beautiful Truth About Falling In Love For A Second Time

The first time I saw the ocean, I ran and jumped straight into it.<p>As a kid, it doesn’t matter if the water is murky or that there are signs posted …

Date Someone Who Loves All The Things You’re Insecure About

Date someone who actually gets upset when you call yourself ugly, because he doesn’t understand how someone so beautiful could have such a warped …

23 Ways You Know The Guy You’re Dating Is ‘Husband Material’

<b>1.</b> He can’t be ‘husband material’ if he’s afraid of, or otherwise averse to commitment. Your guy knows what he wants (commitment) and he’s dating you …

The Difference Between True Love And Attachment

Sometimes, love and attachment gets twisted into one another. Sometimes, the lines get so blurred, that you become blind to what is happening around …

18 Little Things To Start Doing Now If You Want To Be Ahead Of Everyone Else In 10 Years

<b>1.</b> Be friends with different types of people. Don’t insulate your worldview by only socializing with those who are fundamentally the same as you.<p><b>2.</b> …

There’s More To Love Than Fun

When I think of love, I think of laughter. I think of thousands of things two people can do together—the dates, the places to travel to, even the …

8 Unusual Things You Do When You Can’t Help But Love Someone

1. You keep their repeated gift wrapping (and flower petals).<p>Let’s assume that either your partner masters the art of gift-giving or your affection …

11 Things You Need To Know Before You Date A Gemini

<b>1.</b> Geminis are the most passionate people in the Zodiac. If you date them, be prepared for life to be a little bit like a musical, but (mostly) …

I Promise To Do All The Little Things For You

I promise:<p>To cuddle with you when you’re feeling sick.<br>To always share my last slice of pizza.<br>To text you goodnight if you’re not sleeping next to …

Your Life Is Never Going To Be Perfect, So You Just Have To Choose Which Problems You’re Happiest To Have

We all want to pick that one perfect path that lands us exactly where we want to be in life.<p>You know the one.<p>It’s the path you tell yourself you …

Here’s The Cold Hard Truth: No Closure IS Closure

Closure. We all want it, but is it ever really achievable? In today’s modern dating world, ghosting has become a common means of ending a …

How Do You Truly, Wholeheartedly Know When Someone Is ‘The One’?

<i>The one.</i><p>It’s a phrase I’ve grown to seriously dislike<i>.</i> Because it makes it seem like love is just something that happens to you – like you should …

30 Silly, Little Things In Your Relationship That Prove You’ve Found Your Person

<b>1.</b> Laughing just because they’re laughing.<p><b>2.</b> Suddenly having fun running errands or doing chores, just because you get to do it together.<p><b>3.</b> When one …

I Refuse To Promise You Forever Or Always

A friend whilst she was fighting a very aggressive form of cancer, once said to me, “Stop living in ‘forevers’ because forever isn’t yours to give …

50 Fun, Cheap Outdoor Dates That Are Perfect For Summer

<b>1.</b> Spend the majority of your night at a drive-in movie theater and get cozy in the back of the car. Perfect for some alone time with some …

7 Science-Backed Ways You Can Reduce Stress Today

We all experience stress in our lives.<p>Some of us experience stress once in awhile, while others face it on a daily basis.<p>Whether you’re one of the …

5 Tips To Help You Eliminate ‘Busyness’ And Actually Get Productive

Very often productivity is associated with hard work. The more you work, the more tasks you get done. The harder you work, the better quality you …

18 Simple Ways You Can Find Love In Your Life (Outside Of A Significant Other)

<b>1.</b> While in group settings, pay attention to the person who may seem or feel like the odd one out. At the core of our essence is the desire to …

The Stigma Of Doing Things Alone

I was discussing prospective travel plans with a group of people the other day when one of them, after expressing her interest in visiting Lyon, remarked, "But I have to find someone to go with  --  I'm not going to travel there by myself. <i>Nobody</i> wants to do that."<p>The same afternoon, I walked into a …

Self-awareness

The Truth About Success

So often people are keen on praising huge accomplishments and brilliant stories of success, that they barely notice what really stands behind those …

15 Little Things To Thank The Guy Who Truly Treats You Right For

<b>1. For never having to decode messages.</b> The room you’re left to wonder is usually proportionate to the room someone’s uncertain about your …

9 Ways To Let Love Into Your Life

<b>Ever wondered why some people just seem luckier in love than others?</b> <br>Me too.<p>For a long time I wondered what was so special about these people who …

ESFJ Personality (“The Consul”)

Encourage, lift and strengthen one another. For the positive energy spread to one will be felt by us all.<p>People who share the ESFJ personality type …

Personality

Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits

Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say "I do," committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry them forward to their final days on this earth.<p>Except, of course, it doesn't work out …

Relationships