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We are quickly approaching the holiday season and this can be a stressful time for many people, due to the sheer amount of things going on.  From holiday gatherings, to traveling, shopping, cooking, and cleaning.  These are just a few of the many added responsibilities...

Close your eyes and take 30 seconds to think about what makes you happy about your work.  What types of things came to mind?  Is it simply your job duties that you enjoy, is it your coworkers, or are there additional factors?  Are there things...

People size you up in seconds, but what exactly are they evaluating?Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying first impressions alongside fellow psychologists Susan Fiske and Peter Glick for more than 15 years, and has discovered patterns in these interactions.In her new book, "Presence," Cuddy says...

How many friends does a man need? Evolutionary biologist and author Robin Dunbar argues that the average human can sustain about 150 friendships. Now, that term is used quite loosely to “refer to those people with whom you have a personalized relationship, one that is reciprocal...

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here's what you need to know about this annoying personality quirk and how you can handle people who express their hostility in indirect and backhanded ways.Interacting...

Your critics aren’t always going to be the nicest people to interact with. To take the criticism effectively without the emotional hit to the self-esteem, ignore how it’s delivered.When a critic gives you their opinion, the first natural reaction is to respond emotionally. It doesn’t...

Millennials are challenging the traditional notion of work. As they become the largest fraction of the U.S. workforce, more and more businesses are struggling with the demands and work ethics of Gen Y employees. If you are struggling to understand their needs...

I have just made a mental list of all the bosses I have had in my forty years of work. Some were pretty good; others were simply awful. Nowadays, the latter are also in the majority. One survey has found that 77% of...

Have you ever quit a job just to get away from a bad boss? If you have, it turns out you’re in sizable company. According to a April 2015 Gallup study, one in two U.S. workers have at some point in their career...

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