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Workplace meltdown

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“It takes one person in senior management to destroy an organization,” says Harry, a business owner who recently sold his firm. He had 120 employees, including a “control freak” in charge of sales and marketing.

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20 words that once meant something very different

20 words that once meant something very different | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Words change meaning all the time -- and over time. Language historian Anne Curzan takes a closer look at this phenomenon, and shares some words that used to mean something totally different.
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27 Stressful Things You Tolerate Too Often

27 Stressful Things You Tolerate Too Often | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

In life, unnecessary tolerations can bleed you of energy and make it impossible for you to function effectively.  You can’t live a happy, successful, fulfilling life when you’re spending all your energy tolerating things that shouldn’t be tolerated.  Sometimes you need to put your foot down.

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10 Ways to Stop Feeling So Overworked and Overwhelmed

10 Ways to Stop Feeling So Overworked and Overwhelmed | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Want to banish that omnipresent feeling of panic? That was a rhetorical question.
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After Seeing This Brilliant Poster, I Now Totally Understand Introverted People.

After Seeing This Brilliant Poster, I Now Totally Understand Introverted People. | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This is genius.
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How Not To Network

How Not To Network | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I spent the better part of an afternoon recently having a conversation with someone on my Southwest flight back home. Like many of us who travel frequently, I was bored, restless and looking for something to occupy my time.
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The Secret To Winning An Argument Is Ridiculously Simple

The Secret To Winning An Argument Is Ridiculously Simple | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you want to change someone's opinion, don't ask them for reasons.
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Whispers Of Autumn In Magical Photography By Alex Greenshpun

Whispers Of Autumn In Magical Photography By Alex Greenshpun | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Autumn is probably the most inspiring season for nature photographers. This is definitely the case for talented Israel-based photographer Alex Greenshpun, who focuses on autumn in her photography. She's great at capturing its beautiful colors and tiny autumnal scenes and compositions.
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9 Procrastination-Conquering Strategies You Haven't Heard Before

9 Procrastination-Conquering Strategies You Haven't Heard Before | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Don't put off reading this article until tomorrow.
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Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids?

Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When a college freshman received a C- on her first test, she literally had a meltdown in class. Sobbing, she texted her mother who called back, demanding to talk to the professor immediately (he, of course, declined)....
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7 Signs You’re Smarter Than You Think, Even If You Don’t Feel You Are

7 Signs You’re Smarter Than You Think, Even If You Don’t Feel You Are | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Need a brain pick-me-up? Here are 7 signs you're smarter than you think you are.
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12 Phrases You Should Never Say In A Professional Context

12 Phrases You Should Never Say In A Professional Context | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you want to get ahead, never use these phrases on your resume, in an interview, or at work.
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James Victore’s Tricks and Treats for Getting Motivated

James Victore’s Tricks and Treats for Getting Motivated | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you’re struggling to feel motivated, using tricks or treats may be all you need to get the momentum going again.
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How To Time Box Yourself For High Productivity.

How To Time Box Yourself For High Productivity. | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
There are several time management techniques that highly productive people use to remain productive. One of this technique is time boxing . Time boxing involves (How To Time Box Yourself For High Productivity.
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34 Unexpected Ways Coffee Grounds Can Make Your Life Better

34 Unexpected Ways Coffee Grounds Can Make Your Life Better | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The best bean in the world is even better than you thought.
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Don’t Answer Emails That Lack Questions

Don’t Answer Emails That Lack Questions | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Trash by Julien Deveaux from The Noun Project
Is it rude to ignore emails? Yes. But does it happen anyways? Yes. And can anyone blame you?
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6 Ways to Make Sure Your Work Gets the Attention it Deserves

6 Ways to Make Sure Your Work Gets the Attention it Deserves | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Doing great things—but no one's noticing? Here's how to change that.
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When You Erase Your Limits, These 10 Amazing Things Will Happen

When You Erase Your Limits, These 10 Amazing Things Will Happen | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Your limiting beliefs are those negative beliefs about yourself that stand in the way of what you really want for yourself and your life.  When you erase your limiting beliefs, amazing things can happen.
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Why people self-sabotage their happiness

Why people self-sabotage their happiness | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Basically, you grew up in your childhood learning to feel comfy with only a certain level of happiness. Maybe you grew up used to eighty percent happiness. Or
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Are You 'Should-ing' All Over Your Career?

Are You 'Should-ing' All Over Your Career? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Talking yourself out of pursuing your dream is not the same as being prudent.
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The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become

The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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.
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10 things to do with your old phone

10 things to do with your old phone | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Have you recently put your trusty old phone out to pasture? Don't throw it away, that's terrible for the environment. But you don't have to send it to the recycling plant, either. That old phone st...
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50 Things to Let Go of Before Your Next Birthday

50 Things to Let Go of Before Your Next Birthday | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

[From the article] Truth be told, today is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you will ever be again. If there's ever a time to start  letting go or making changes, it's today...

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Taming the Digital Distractions That Make Your PC a Time Waster

Taming the Digital Distractions That Make Your PC a Time Waster | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Programs to improve productivity range from those that monitor your habits to those that block time-wasting sites.
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5 Qualities To Look For In A Mentor

5 Qualities To Look For In A Mentor | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It can be wonderful to have a mentor - or not so wonderful. Here's what makes the difference...
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Wishing vs. doing

Wishing vs. doing | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
By giving people more ways to speak up and more tools to take action, we keep decreasing the gap between what we wish for and what we can do about it.
If you're not willing to do anything about it, best not to waste the energy wishing about it.
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