Sorry: Work Stress is Just as Bad for You as Secondhand Smoke

December 17 , 2015

It's far from breaking news that stress is bad for you, but new research from the Harvard Business School and Stanford University has outed exactly how damaging it can be to your body and mind, and it's not pretty: Workplace stress is just as harmful to your health as secondhand smoke.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, stress, professional development, Quick Tips, Stress, Time Management, Work-Life Balance, worry

8 Secrets of the Boss Employees Genuinely Love to Work For

November 12 , 2015

I liked working for some of my bosses. But only one of them was a boss I genuinely loved to work for.

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, communication, good habits, Leadership, Professional Development, professional development, Relationships

The Basics of Business Body Language (Infographic)

October 22 , 2015

Most of the information people take in about their surroundings is visual. When someone is listening to learn more about you and your company, they're also closely observing your body language for even more clues. Are you conveying the message you really want to send?

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, Body language, Communication, communication, good habits, Professional Development, Psychology, Self Reflection, Success

6 Common Myths Holding You Back at Work

October 19 , 2015

Have you fallen prey to “the way we’ve always done it” at work? Did you know, though, that some of the most common business beliefs are being shattered by new research on how our minds and emotions function?

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How to Dress Like a Leader in Any Work Environment

October 05 , 2015

There was once a time when every professional, no matter his or her industry, put on a suit each morning.

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How to Be More Likable in 10 Easy Steps

September 24 , 2015

Have you noticed there are people who always seem to be more likable?

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7 Tips for Better Workplace Body Language

September 21 , 2015

No matter how hard you work to gain respect at your workplace, seriously unprofessional body language can send much of your hard work out the window. In fact, in face-to-face communication, research shows that your words account for only 7% percent of your interaction — 38% is in your tone of...

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17 Things Really Successful People Never Stop Doing (Ever)

September 10 , 2015

Think of the most successful person you know. Maybe we’re talking about a work colleague or a mentor. Maybe this is someone you knew growing up or in school--and you can’t believe how much he or she has achieved since then.

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7 Ways Mentally Strong People Handle Stress

September 03 , 2015

While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension. In fact, they view adversity as an opportunity for self-growth. Whether they're dealing with financial setbacks, health problems, or workplace difficulties, mentally strong people...

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Handling Conflicts at Work

August 31 , 2015

Conflict is a natural aspect of human interaction. Sooner or later, we all bump heads with someone in the workplace. Since productivity and employee morale are on the line when conflict becomes an issue in the workplace, it is imperative that leaders and managers quickly resolve the issue. This is...

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