It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how
If your daily routine were a college assignment and you submitted it to your professor the scientist, chances are it would come back with a whole lot of red ink. That is to say, you're probably making
Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run. You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time. Sure, you'll spend
It's a term based on Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman's 1999 bestselling management guide "First, Break All the Rules." The coauthors were Gallup analysts at the time and drew insights from 25 years
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A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, even
As the head of HR for LinkedIn, the professional social network with more than 400 million active users around the world, Pat Wadors is constantly having conversations about what tools and resources managers
If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out. Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.
Can short coffee breaks spell the difference between loving and hating work? In Sweden, where workers are among the least stressed worldwide, the secret to happiness is a four letter word: fika. The word
Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.
Reflecting on your accomplishments and failures is a useful tool for personal growth. Here are six steps to help you set goals for 2016. A growing number of companies, including GE, Accenture, and Deloitte,
Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words. What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people. But the kind of smart I'm talking is
A lot of people talk about opening lines, whether by debating the best thing to say to get someone's attention or by taking screenshots of the most awkward ones. But Hinge, a popular dating app that introduces
The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll
Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing
I’m increasingly jealous of people with fantastic working memories — as psychologists define it, the ability to ”hold and manipulate information in a temporary active state.” These people can get where
Stanford University neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty tells the story of performing surgery on a little boy’s brain tumor. In the middle of the procedure, the resident who is assisting him gets distracted and
Most of us begin a new position with energy and a desire to impress. Our effort is high. Our passion is infectious. Our enthusiasm helps us to excel quickly. But for some, work becomes mundane and repetitive.
We’ve all been in meetings where participants are unprepared, people veer off-track, and the topics discussed are a waste of the team’s time. These problems — and others like it — stem from poor agenda