Prove you’re ready for a promotion

September 14, 2017

Getting promoted is tougher than it used to be, writes Anne Fisher. Researchers at leadership development and coaching firm PDI Ninth House set out to analyze exactly what leads to a successful upward move.

Personal Development

What you should never say about yourself

September 14, 2017

Talking about yourself and your accomplishments can be risky business. You don’t want to sell you or your work short, but coming off as pompous or clichéd can be bad for business, writes Jeff Haden for


Find better hotel prices

September 7, 2017

The key to saving money on travel, predictably, is getting really good with your deep online searches. Here are some tips.

Admin to Admin

The truth about work-life balance

September 7, 2017

When we are living fully, we feel it. We get the sense that our life is moving along steadily and we take things in stride; we relax enough to feel joy. So why does achieving and maintaining balance seem so difficult?

Grammar Repair Shop

How to repair a comma splice

September 7, 2017

“It hasn’t rained for three weeks, all the flowers are dying” is an example of a comma splice. It’s called that because a comma is used to splice together two sentences, which is incorrect. How do you fix one?

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Dieting myths debunked!

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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.

1-Minute Strategy:

Make a vow: Fewer question marks!

Eliminate communication patterns that broadcast weakness, and you'll be on your way to becoming a force in the office. Example: If you need something, tell, don't ask. The more deferential you are, the more you'll be treated as someone who's weak. Say, "I need the budget figues by 2 p.m.," not "Could you send the budget figures by 2 p.m.?"

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