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Why We Should Stop Striving For Work-Life Balance

Integrate your life with your work and use one to fuel and inspire the other<p>On March 9th through 10th, thousands of Americans will do the near impossible: put their smart phones away and unplug for 24 hours. This National Day of Unplugging invites people to take a breather from technology from …

Work-life Balance

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

The Brain

7 Body Language Hacks That Immediately Make You More Likable | Inc.com

Whether it's a client, colleague, or manager, getting people to like you is a large but rarely discussed part of success in the professional world.<p>The simple fact is that people who are well liked are also well supported. Their emails are answered more frequently, their comments better received in …

Self-help

Three smart ways bosses and employees should talk to each other

Face-to-face meetings, whether conducted in-person or over an internet connection, are how we build relationships in the workplace. One-on-one …

Employment

9 in-demand skills to add to your resume (and where to learn them)

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Google Employees Weighed In on What Makes a Highly Effective Manager (Technical Expertise Came in Last) | Inc.com

Google is widely known as an advocate of data-based decision making. So, it came as no surprise when it looked to its statisticians to help decode the secret formula to effective management.<p>After gathering and analyzing 10,000 manager observations including performance reviews, surveys, and …

Employment

10 Management Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School | Inc.com

I've been a manager in business for many years, and like most of you, I've also had my share of bad managers, as well as a few good ones.<p>As a result, I'm certainly convinced that engaging, retaining, and developing people for maximum performance is one of the toughest jobs you will ever have. I'm …

Leadership

How to Get Thoughtful Feedback During 360 Reviews

More Sample Questions for 360 Reviews<p>Use These Sample Questions to Conduct Your 360 Reviews<p>Updated March 11, 2018<p>Looking for more questions to use …

Employee Engagement

Top 4 Bar Trick Bets You Will Always Win

After a long day at work there are few things that are comparable to a cool, refreshing beer. But whether it’s a bar or a club, those drinks tend to …

Alcohol

Ask What Set Previous Employees Apart to Get a Better Idea of What the Role Entails

A job interview is a time to both present yourself as an excellent candidate and to find out more about the company, team, and role so you can make …

Employment

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

The 6 Biggest Dick Moves People Pull in the Workplace

If you work in an office, you probably already know how awful office life can sometimes be, what with its seemingly endless parade of dealing with …

How to Have a Meeting That Isn't a Complete Waste of Time

A badly managed meeting can suck away time, energy and money without being productive for anyone. But it is avoidable: Here's what you should and …

Productivity

Send Important Emails at 2PM for Quicker Replies

The best time of the day to send emails may be around 2pm, according to data from email marketer Mailchimp. That's the time people are most likely to …

5 Ways to Follow Up Without Being Annoying

I had a conversation with a friend the other day about his job search that went something like this:<p>Friend: I wrote to him last week and still …