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11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …


Companies are so bad at helping workers develop their careers, most are training themselves

No employee wants to stay in the same position forever. That’s why people go back to school, attend conferences, schmooze, network, work overtime, take on new projects: to push their careers forward.<p>But the training or education programs of most companies tend to fall far behind employees’ needs, …

Career Development

A CIA operative's guide to safe travel

Even in the most hostile environments, you can make yourself a very difficult and less attractive target by applying simple preventive security measures.<p>Terrorists and criminals will always conduct surveillance of their intended target.<p>If your preventive procedures are good, they will most likely …

Wall Art

5 Great Short-Cuts to Help You Be a Great Boss | Inc.com

According to a study by BambooHR, one third of new hires leave their jobs within approximately six months of their start date. Clearly, this is not awesome, especially given the high cost of employee turnover, which can be magnified for early-stage companies aiming to scale quickly.<p>When it comes to …

Employee Engagement

5 Crazy-Good Copycat Recipes from Your Favorite Restaurants

Sometimes I find myself returning to the same restaurant for the same dish over and over again. That's when I know it's time to try it out in my own kitchen. From CPK's Thai Crunch Salad to Starbucks' Pumpkin Scones, these copycat recipes are just as good as their restaurant versions -- if not …