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3 Ridiculously Easy Tips to Defeat Perfectionism
Leadership

3 Ridiculously Easy Tips to Defeat Perfectionism

How you can you manage a pile of projects, social-media commitments, your personal life and everything in-between -- without freaking out about all the details.
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Why You Should Learn to Nap Like a Pro
Productivity

Why You Should Learn to Nap Like a Pro

If naps haven't become a part of your daily routine, you might want to reconsider.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work
Technology

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How You Can Form Better Habits Faster
Productivity

How You Can Form Better Habits Faster

For busy business professionals, behavior science expert James Clear offers his tips for finding your groove and being as happy and productive as possible.
Jason Fell
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How to Beat Those Awful Monday Blues
Lifestyle

How to Beat Those Awful Monday Blues

If it's always just another manic Monday in your office, don't fret. There are ways to shake those blues and be more productive.
Lisa Evans
How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings
Meetings

How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

Dread your staff meetings? Incorporate some easy changes and make them more fun and productive.
Gwen Moran
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5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time
Productivity

5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

If you don't have a structure to your day, you're wasting a good deal of it. Implement these time hacks and get more done.
Matthew Toren
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You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)
Vacations

You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)

A recent survey shows that, as a nation, we're pretty bad at unplugging. Here are five reasons you should.
Laura Entis
Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)
Office Culture

Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

Executives at Tumblr, Fueled Collective, and About.com talk about how they get the most out of every square foot in their Big Apple headquarters, where space is at an ultra-premium.
Catherine Clifford
How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life
Leadership

How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with behavior science expert James Clear about how you can form good habits and kick the bad ones.
Jason Fell
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Send Us Photos of Your Office Pet
Social Media

Send Us Photos of Your Office Pet

Some bark, some meow and some swim. Show us your best photos of your non-human coworkers.
Wendy Frink
Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)
Social Media

Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Having the right content is great, but knowing the time of day when people are most receptive to posts is invaluable.
Dane Atkinson
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Effective Employee Management? Look to the Golden Rule.

It should go without saying: treating your employees with respect is the mark of a great manager.
Penny Morey
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Yes, You're Probably Guilty of the Biggest Office Time Wasters (Infographic)
Productivity

Yes, You're Probably Guilty of the Biggest Office Time Wasters (Infographic)

A recent survey proves you're not alone in thinking certain work disruptions are a waste of time.
Linda Lacina