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Why Changing Your Desk Changes The Way You Work

To clutter or not to clutter? That is only one of many work-space issues. Let’s go beneath the surface.<p>What you’re working on is really important.<p>No, not the task on your to-do list–the actual surface that you’re physically working on. Your desk.<p>As people are getting more mindful of their workdays, …

Make Art, Make Money, and Believe the Beard: What Jim Henson Teaches Us about Bridging Creative Integrity and Commercial Success

<i>“Art suffers the moment other people start paying for it,”</i> Hugh MacLeod proclaimed in <i>Ignore Everybody</i>, echoing a prevalent cultural sentiment. And yet there’s something terribly disheartening and defeatist in the assumption that we’ve created a society in which it’s impossible to both make good art …

Beer Gut: Man’s Belly Brews Own Beer

<b>Free beer might sound like heaven to some tailgaters on this football weekend, but consider the case of a man whose tummy was fermenting its own brew.</b><p>Suspected for five years of being a “closet drinker,” the 61-year-old man showed up in 2009 at a Texas emergency room with a blood alcohol …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

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The disposable academic

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13 News Ways To Learn In 2013

by <b>Connie Malamed</b>, theelearningcoach.com<p>In The eLearning Coach New Year’s tradition, I’m presenting another list of compelling ways to learn online …