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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
The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)
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
How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues
Leadership

How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues

As you may know, avoiding the problem will only make things worse. Open the channels of communication with these tips.
John Stoker
Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?
Zappos

Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?

By the end of this year, internal job titles will mean nothing at the billion-dollar startup. Has this shift strengthened Tony Hsieh's e-commerce empire?
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How to Create a Healthy Startup Atmosphere
Workplaces

How to Create a Healthy Startup Atmosphere

Keeping you and your team working in a balanced way can affect whether your enterprise sputters or goes the distance.
John Rampton
The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses
Leadership

The 5 Secrets of Great Bosses

Top-notch leaders do more than drive sales. They create and foster positive work environments that inspire greatness among others.
S. Chris Edmonds
Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace
Attitude

Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace

Executives who are too permissive in the office run the risk of sacrificing productivity.
Lindsay Broder