The problem confronts you each morning, like a squalling baby that must be fed NOW. It’s your email inbox, loaded with capital letters and exclamation marks and missives marked “URGENT.” Unlike with that baby, however, you’ll need to ignore even some of the most hysterically worded if you want to stay gainfully employed.
To stress or not to stress: whether calmly filing medical records or fighting on the front lines, the paycheque is the same, according to an annual most and least stressful U.S. jobs survey. See the list and what they pay.
While your co-workers start every day enjoying a cup of coffee together in the break room, you're barely able to find time to call your doctor. While they're taking lunches, you're rushing through another meal at your desk.
As athletes get ready to take the global stage during the London 2012 Olympic Games less than 100 days away, Procter & Gamble has released a new ad praising mothers worldwide. Press play and cue the waterworks.
As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things that have been holding you back.
What do you think of when you think of courage? Perhaps you think of a firefighter running into a burning building to save someone. Maybe you think of a person facing a battle with cancer or a parent fighting for their disabled child’s rights.
Many of us attempt to measure our happiness based on the duration of certain favorable experiences in our lives. The longer a favorable experience lasts, the happier we think we’ll be. But the truth is, life is simply a string of small, independent moments that are always changing. Thus, a few minutes well spent here and there can make a big difference in what we get out of life in the long-term.
Hong Kong design student Jonathan Mak Long, who gained global recognition last year for a unique logo tribute to Steve Jobs, has seen his career begin to take off after the young designer landed an advert for Coca Cola following his Apple success.
Dear Facebook friend, You know we can all see you, right? When you click on those articles titled "Miley Cyrus' Workout Gear Leaves Little to the Imagination" or "4 Things You Do That Kill Her Sex Drive," those show up in your friends' newsfeed.
The word may sound stodgy. But courtesy and manners are still essential--particularly in business. The word "etiquette" gets a bad rap. For one thing, it sounds stodgy and pretentious. And rules that are socially or morally prescribed seem intrusive to our sense of individuality and freedom.
But the concept of etiquette is still essential, especially now—and particularly in business. New communication platforms, like Facebook and Linked In, have blurred the lines of appropriateness and we're all left wondering how to navigate unchartered social territory.
Pinocchio, Madeline, the Three Blind Mice, Little Red Riding Hood and a dozen other beloved storybook characters star in Reading Is Fundamental’s (RIF) latest PSA, which the organization released online Tuesday to kick off its “Book People Unite” campaign.
RIF is calling all story lovers to declare themselves “book people” by taking an online pledge and sharing why they love books.
In our connected world, it is easy to think that the more information we have the better our chances of success. While more information can be helpful for, say, logical problem-solving, it is often useless when it comes to innovation. It’s not how a game-changing device like Apple’s iPhone is born. Steve Jobs believed as much.