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Tiny Wisdom: Treat People How They Want to Be Treated

Tiny Wisdom: Treat People How They Want to Be Treated | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We are so similar, and yet so different. Sometimes connection is seeing ourselves in each other. Sometimes it’s stepping outside ourselves, and honoring what we see.
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To Lure ‘Twilight’ Fans, Classic Books Get Bold Looks

To Lure ‘Twilight’ Fans, Classic Books Get Bold Looks | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Publishers are dressing classic novels like “Emma” and “Jane Eyre” in sexy new covers, hoping to appeal to the young-adult readers who made “Twilight” and “The Hunger Games” so popular.
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Facebook e-mail mess: Address books altered; e-mail lost

Facebook e-mail mess: Address books altered; e-mail lost | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Facebook's new unified e-mail and its implementation is causing unwanted changes to users' address books; worse, the changes have gone unnoticed by users and vital communication is being lost. Read this blog post by Violet Blue on Internet & Media.
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The Top 10 Habits of Grateful People…Even In Tough Times

The Top 10 Habits of Grateful People…Even In Tough Times | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
“‘Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” — Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) It is no secret that gratefulness is correlated with life satisfaction and happiness. Countless research findings, particularly in the rapidly...
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25 New Things to Do Today

25 New Things to Do Today | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In a rut? Need a shake-up? Or just want something fun and different to do? This list will help you create, connect with people, and have a great time.
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3 Signs You Are in the Wrong Job and What to Do About It (without Quitting)

3 Signs You Are in the Wrong Job and What to Do About It (without Quitting) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
What if you are in the wrong job and are too caught up in the rat race of every day life to even take notice?
Maybe you believe that “all jobs everywhere” mean nothing more than a life of drudgery.
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Facebook: the Honey Badger of Social Media

Facebook: the Honey Badger of Social Media | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
So you're annoyed that Facebook replaced the email address you listed on the social network with a @Facebook email you never use.
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Why 'Call Me Maybe' Is So Catchy

Why 'Call Me Maybe' Is So Catchy | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Carly Rae Jepsen‘s hit song “Call Me Maybe” has taken the world by storm, reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Don’t deny it. Whether you like the song or not, you’ve no doubt found yourself singing along — or at least humming...
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7 Rules of Listening, Really Listening

7 Rules of Listening, Really Listening | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A few days ago, I got a message from one of my best friends. She asked if we could meet and maybe have a little chat. I didn’t hesitate and said yes.
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Why morning people are happier

Why morning people are happier | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
New research finds that early risers are more chipper than night owls -- for some intriguing reasons...
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62% of Library Users Don’t Know They Can Check Out E-Books [STUDY]

62% of Library Users Don’t Know They Can Check Out E-Books [STUDY] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
As reading habits shift from printed to digital ink, public libraries are struggling to raise awareness of their digital offerings.
The introduction of tablets and dedicated e-book readers has changed the way we read.
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Put the smartphone down: It'll be okay - Fortune Management

Put the smartphone down: It'll be okay - Fortune Management | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A small but growing number of companies are encouraging their staff to take time off from their BlackBerrys and smartphones or reduce their dependence on email. By Gary M.
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How to Stop Your Phone From Interrupting Your Life

How to Stop Your Phone From Interrupting Your Life | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We have let our phones take over.
We carry them everywhere.
We let they interrupt our lives at any moment.
Do you let your phone rule your life?
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Whiteboard Drawings Done on a Short Lunch Break

Whiteboard Drawings Done on a Short Lunch Break | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Think you've got whiteboard art skills?Just check out these drawings by Gregory Euclide who creates each astounding piece on his short 25 minute lunch break.
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Three Questions to Ask About Your Work

Three Questions to Ask About Your Work | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you work for an employer then try asking yourself these three short questions:
1. What are you paid to do?
In other words, what is it that you were taken on to accomplish? What is it that you are supposed to be doing?
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7 Surefire Ways to Re-Commit to Your Long-Term Goals

7 Surefire Ways to Re-Commit to Your Long-Term Goals | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A long-term goal is like a romantic relationship.
At first, it’s sunshine and rainbows all the way. You’re 100% committed, ready to take on the world and do whatever is necessary to see this goal through.
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Succeed without being a suck

Succeed without being a suck | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
There are those hard-working employees who soldier on, year after year, waiting for promotion. Then there are those who, despite lacking any exceptional talent, endear themselves to management through unashamed big noting and cringeworthy displays of corporate conformity.
But experts say it is possible to make a name for yourself without looking like a suck.
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Internet’s Favorite Bus Monitor to Get Her $600K+ Tax-Free

Internet’s Favorite Bus Monitor to Get Her $600K+ Tax-Free | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Karen Klein, the 68-year-old bus monitor who was verbally abused by a group of 12-to-15-year-old students, has received more than $600,000 for a well-earned vacation from Internet users as of Saturday afternoon.
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Bullied bus monitor Karen Klein to get $400K raised by Toronto nutritionist

Bullied bus monitor Karen Klein to get $400K raised by Toronto nutritionist | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Toronto's Max Sidorov has never met Karen Klein, the 68-year-old bus monitor mercilessly bullied by schoolchildren in a viral video, but because of him she’s poised to receive more than US$300,000.
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Are You Headed Toward Burnout?

You can have a successful career and have a life, but the only person who’s going to make that happen is you. Here are some ideas to get started.
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More Travelers Take Their Tech With Them [STUDY]

More Travelers Take Their Tech With Them [STUDY] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
World travelers are changing their technology-totting ways, an Intel survey says. Today, more travelers are carrying their laptops, smartphones and devices with them to the airport despite hefty security and baggage fees.
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Eight Ways Goofing Off Can Make You More Productive

Eight Ways Goofing Off Can Make You More Productive | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This Summer One of my colleagues used to head to the men’s room and brush his teeth every time he felt a surge of writer's block? He swears it did the trick. Another exits the building and walks around the block to clear his head.
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