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Tips on surviving professional conferences

Business conferences: Some people love them, but others find them stressful, intimidating and overwhelming. If you’re in the latter group, writer and editor Sarah Todd has tips to help you out.

The problem with extending deadlines

Any conviction you have when starting work on a project fades fast when word of a deadline extension comes through. The same problems you had the first time around loom even more the second time ...

Business etiquette: Respect boundaries in the workplace

Forget elbows on the lunch table and yoga pants in the cubicle. A study has found that technology may be a leading cause of rudeness in the office.

Easy ways to make yourself happier

If you are looking for happiness, you are looking for harmony. The Healthy Eating Guide’s Scott Christ offers some ways to make your­­self happier.

Building trust in your business relationships

In business, trust can make you a better worker, a better manager and more valuable to your customers. Here are tips to help you build trust.

Why music helps when working out

A variety of recent studies have ex­­plored the connections be­­tween people’s motivation during workouts and the music they listen to as they exercise. What they’ve found is that music does make a difference.

5 stages of conversational intelligence

When it comes to small talk, some people get it and some people don’t—or do they? Here are the five stages of conversational intelligence.

Strive to take better meeting notes

Poorly written notes from a meeting may result in confusion over who is supposed to do what moving forward. To keep assignments clear and concise, follow these tips.

4 tips to avoid social media gaffes

If your employer entrusts you with one of its social media accounts, you want to be sure not to make a major mistake. Amanda Clark has some advice to help you avoid faux pas.

Why your career may be stuck in neutral

If you aren’t advancing as you’d like and it seems like your career is going nowhere, here are four possible reasons and solutions, offered by executive coach Joel Garfinkle, author of Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level.