Team building ideas that aren’t completely lame

May 22, 2017

Enough of those tired team builders that feel more like obligations to seem happy we’re all at work. You’ve got a fun group, so try out something from these suggestions—and get ready for some laughs and eye-opening moments.

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Is it them, or is it me? The problem co-worker quiz

May 22, 2017

This one’s real simple to score—just circle every question to which you answer “False.” Circle it again … and then again … and then one more time. And then take a moment to think…

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10 office faux pas you’ve committed for the last time

May 22, 2017

We made these mistakes so you don't have to.


Avoid saying these 5 things in meetings

May 17, 2017

Meetings can be a wonderful collaboration tool or a wasteful, hostile time sink. Ideally they give colleagues an opportunity to share ideas, give kudos and enjoy one another’s company. They “are also a place where people jockey for position, work out disagreements and hurt each other’s feelings,” says Gretchen Rubin. She outlines some phrases that can really serve to undermine others.


You may be your career’s worst enemy

May 15, 2017

The way we work has changed significantly in recent years, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of opportunities out there, even in this new economy, says J.T. O’Donnell, writing for Inc. Here are some bad habits that may be holding you back.

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Kids… and a job… without going crazy?

Working outside the home and raising children at the same time can be a challenge, but there are ways to do both successfully, says computer programmer and productivity blogger L.J. Earnest.

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Leave that mistake in the rearview mirror

Not only will admitting an error make you seem bigger in the eyes of your colleagues, but it’s absolutely the fastest way to cruise right on past it, reducing stress and clearing your mind. Make a confession your first order of business even if there’s a clear way out of trouble. Then consider buying yourself something nice afterwards, even if it's just a big cup of coffee, as an official "It's over!" gift to yourself that marks the end of your crisis and the beginning of moving on from it.

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