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Boost Productivity by Optimizing Your Work Environment
Productivity

Boost Productivity by Optimizing Your Work Environment

Try these techniques to develop a work flow customized to your rhythms.
Jacqueline Whitmore
What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All
Millennials

What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All

A new study from IBM posits that the generations are more similar that we might think.
Nina Zipkin
Do You Dislike the Design of Your Workplace? Here's Why.
Design

Do You Dislike the Design of Your Workplace? Here's Why.

Some insight about why certain offices are more or less satisfying to work in.
Flattery Will Get You Everywhere – Or Will It?
Office Politics

Flattery Will Get You Everywhere – Or Will It?

Some people can do it successfully. Others, not so much, according to a new study.
Laura Entis
Being Active Begins in the Office
Workplace Wellness

Being Active Begins in the Office

More and more, workplaces are encouraging physical activity. Here's how to help promote wellness in the office.
Lisa Evans
Want to Switch Jobs? Try 'Sculpting' Yours Instead.
Careers

Want to Switch Jobs? Try 'Sculpting' Yours Instead.

Making small changes to your job can help you fall in love with it all over again and reignite your passion.
Lisa Evans
A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace
Ethics

A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Smaller companies migh not have formal procedures for accountablity. Here's why maintaining high standards is a good long-term practice.
Burton Goldfield
3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond
Trends

3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond

Artificial intelligence will rock the job market, your company will need a Chief of Work, and cubicle farms will disappear.
Anne Fisher
The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become
Office Furniture

The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become

Cubicle design was intended to give workers more freedom. Instead, it is seen as a symbol of the drudgery of office work and the control companies have over their employees.
Aaron Taube
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Kate Taylor
The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace
Workplaces

The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace

Candor among talented teams is no small feat, but executives across industries will tell you that it is the universal gold standard.
Gregory Ciotti
What to Do When the Big Fish You Hired Roils Your Startup's Small Pond
Managing Employees

What to Do When the Big Fish You Hired Roils Your Startup's Small Pond

Startups that hire well-known industry insiders sometimes find they create bigger problems with their egos than they solve with their expertise.
Stephen M. Paskoff
How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age
Workplaces

How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age

There is a generational divide in how we view the value and depth of our co-workers.
Lisa Evans
4 Ways to Diffuse a Toxic Workplace
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Diffuse a Toxic Workplace

If your employees don't feel recognized for their work, don't get proper feedback and are overworked, your office will soon turn toxic.
Andre Lavoie