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10 Work Lessons From ‘Wonder Woman’

Wonder Womanowned her competition this weekend, and with good reason: The movie was moving, action-packed, and beautifully directed and acted by, respectively, Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot. Here are a few life and workplace lessons you can learn from Wonder Woman everyday. 1. Protect yourself from attacks.Whether that means turning in flawless work or just not letting […]

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These Are Pre-Existing Conditions That Trumpcare May Not Cover

Trumpcare, which is the cutesy nickname given to the American Healthcare Act — which in itself is euphemism for “Let Poor People Die Act” — puts the healthcare of millions of people in jeopardy. Why? For one, Trumpcare would leave 24 million people uninsured, jeopardize Medicaid (especially for the elderly and disabled), and also jeopardize […]

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7 Ways For Workaholics To Stay Sane

Workaholics may not have an actual diagnosis from psychiatrists, in part because symptoms and victims of “workaholism” are all so different. But experts say to consider yourself a true workaholic, as opposed to someone who just really enjoys working, your work habits need to jeopardize or at least hinder the rest of your life, relationships […]

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Achieving Greatness Isn’t As Enticing To Employers As Just Having Potential

Bad news for overachievers: Job candidates who have potential, but haven’t actually accomplished much yet, seem to be more attractive to employers than those who’ve already nabbed accolades. Studies at Harvard and Stanford show that we gravitate toward those with potential over those with proven results. When given options for hypothetical job candidates, study participants […]

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Treadmill Desks Won’t Solve All Your Problems

If you’ve considered a treadmill desk to replace sitting in a regular old office chair, you may want to take some pause. While treadmill desks do have their benefits, which CBS News reports include “improved sharpness” and increased physical fitness, they can also be a pain in the behind to implement and may be much […]

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Working From Home Makes Employees More Productive

If you’re like me and hate wearing pants, good news: Working at home makes employees more productive and saves companies a ton of money. We already had a hunch about that, but now a Harvard study proves it. Chinese travel website Ctrip’s call center employees were given the option to work from home for nine […]

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Left Brain, Right Brain: Doctor And Author Lydia Kang On How To Use Both

Acclaimed author and our guest blogger, Lydia Kang, discusses the benefits of having a creative outlet to go with your day job, as well as the benefits of using both sides of your brain. Let’s be honest. In any job, there’s a fair amount of burnout that can happen. It’s the reason why Happy Hours […]

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You’re Probably Achieving Nothing By Working Overtime

Working overtime is costing you a lot of energy, and, of course, time. And even if you get paid a little extra for it, it’s not doing a damn thing for your company’s bottom line nor productivity. A new Stanford University study reports that over half of American workers work 50 hours or more a […]

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How To Use The 45/15 Rule To Procrastinate Effectively

I love procrastinating so much that I watched a bunch of hedgehog videos before settling down to write this. That said, there are good and bad ways to procrastinate. Experts generally agree that giving yourself chunks of time in which you allow yourself to procrastinate is actually more productive than just attempting to force yourself […]

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A Good Husband Can Nab You A $4K Raise

Marrying rich can make you rich. That’s a given, but it’s not for all of us. (Some of us are too mouthy.) However, a new study shows that a husband or partner with one specific personality trait can help you earn more money and get a raise at work. Research shows that a conscientious partner […]