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Why the 'Open' Office Is A Hotbed of Stress

Why the 'Open' Office Is A Hotbed of Stress | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Lack of privacy is the least of it. Research shows that open-plan offices sap motivation and create "cognitive load"...
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It's 2AM - What Are Your Apps Doing? [infographic]

It's 2AM - What Are Your Apps Doing? [infographic] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Pay Attention to Mobile App Permissions!
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How to Create a To-Do List that Makes You Smile

How to Create a To-Do List that Makes You Smile | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It’s 6:00 am. You have just woken up and are ready to take a shower. After the showering, it’s time to eat breakfast, catch the news by reading the morning paper, and then start your work.
You are feeling wonderful, relaxed, and happy.
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Calm.com Helps You Relax When You Don't Have Time

Calm.com Helps You Relax When You Don't Have Time | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Calm.com is a web site that offers peaceful scenery and guided relaxation directly from your web browser. Just decide what environment you want to look at, how long you want your break to be, and stare at the screen to let your troubles fade away.
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4 Steps to Feel Relaxed Before Work

4 Steps to Feel Relaxed Before Work | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Want to feel more relaxed for work? Learn how to reduce stress in the workplace with these four steps to help release tension effectively.
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How to find movie locations, showtimes, reviews, ratings, and trailers using Siri

How to find movie locations, showtimes, reviews, ratings, and trailers using Siri | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
With iOS 6 your Siri virtual personal assistant has also become quite the movie buff, able to tell you not only what films are playing at which theaters, but provide you with their ratings and reviews, and even play you their trailers.
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Teamwork: Making Apologies Worthy of Acceptance

Teamwork: Making Apologies Worthy of Acceptance | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Teammates: we know an apology must be sincere to succeed. What frames it as sincere? Here's the 4 step checklist:
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The art of generous listening

The art of generous listening | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A key business execution skill for leaders is "generous listening". Pay attention, and be seen to pay attention.
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Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Stop Sabotaging Yourself | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When faced with a big challenge, it’s tempting to anticipate the obstacles that might get in the way, and use them as an excuse not to move forward. But this type of self-handicapping will prevent you from reaching your potential. Here’s how to stop it:
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Psychological Fatigue Is The Silent Productivity Killer--But Extreme Teamwork Can Subvert It

Psychological Fatigue Is The Silent Productivity Killer--But Extreme Teamwork Can Subvert It | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Imagine this scenario: your four-year-old daughter wakes up vomiting at 2:00 a.m. She's flushed and sweating. You pull out a thermometer: 103 degrees.
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Help People Feel Better: The Power of Understanding

Help People Feel Better: The Power of Understanding | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Opinions can be valuable when they are put to good use—such as the opinion that we’d rather make our loved ones feel better, not worse.
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Waste Time at Meetings? Try These 8 Meeting Management Tips

Waste Time at Meetings? Try These 8 Meeting Management Tips | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We all have meetings everyday. Meetings are supposed to be the best tool for you to communicate with your colleagues face-to-face and to come up with some great ideas.
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The 25 Biggest Regrets In Life. What Are Yours?

The 25 Biggest Regrets In Life. What Are Yours? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We are all busy. Life happens. There's always something to distract us from getting around to certain things we know we should do.
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Charismatic People Share These 10 Habits

Charismatic People Share These 10 Habits | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Some people instantly make us feel important. Some people instantly make us feel special. Some people light up a room just by walking in. We can't always define it, but some people have it: They're naturally charismatic.
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Be Yourself: 6 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd

Be Yourself: 6 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Often the simplest differentiation can be the key to establishing your brilliance. Here are six ways to help you stand out from the crowd.
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Social Media Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Explained [INFOGRAPHIC] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Socialmedia explained (with coffee)
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Alessio Manca's comment, October 17, 2012 12:14 PM
Pretty old, but still very actual :) TY John
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What Kind of Impact Do You Have on Others?

What Kind of Impact Do You Have on Others? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I was working at my desk when my business partner Paula walked into my office. She was visibly shaken and her face was red...
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Solitude, Silence, & Doubt ...Companions to The Loneliness of Being a Leader

Solitude, Silence, & Doubt ...Companions to The Loneliness of Being a Leader | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A colleague came to the door today,
Solitude was his name.
We hung out awhile,
and talked about the game.
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How Being Unreachable Makes Me More Productive

How Being Unreachable Makes Me More Productive | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Want to know a secret?
I am not always reachable.
I don’t always answer my phone. Sometimes, I don’t check email all day.
And I get a lot more done because of it.
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The Craziest Excuses Workers Use When Calling In Sick

The Craziest Excuses Workers Use When Calling In Sick | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Every year, CareerBuilder enlists the researchers at Harris Interactive to survey hiring managers and HR professionals about the excuses they hear when employees call in sick. This is stuff you can’t possibly make up.
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9 Signs it’s Time for a Change

9 Signs it’s Time for a Change | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It’s never too late or too early to be who you are capable of being.  There’s no time limit, you can simply start and stop whenever you want.  You can change or stay the same.  You can make the best or the worst of it.  It’s up to you, so make the best of it.  Do things that startle you.  Feel things you never felt before.  Spend time with people who help you grow.  Live a life you’re proud of.  And if you find that you’re not, have the courage to make a change.

You know it’s time for a change when…
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