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How to Be Happy at Home and Fulfilled at Work

Do what you’re good at.

Using your “signature strengths” — those qualities you are uniquely best at, the talents that set you apart from others — makes you… 422 more words

Be Bothered: How the Royal Navy Gets it Done

It started with Admiral Nelson’s order of battle, set out a month before Trafalgar, which covered all contingencies and ensured that people were equipped, trained and trusted to do what they do best. 909 more words


Here's How to Creep Out of Work Without Anybody Noticing

This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.

By Jenny Foss

You’re dying to tell your favorite client how much you’d love to work for her firm. 689 more words

When People Are Let Go: Observations

Most people who are let go from an employer take it surprisingly well.

In my Fortune 500 career, I closed or moved several businesses.  As a result, I ended the employment of hundreds of folks.   397 more words

6 Things That Will Make You More Productive

You’re only productive at work three days out of the week:

People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive). 1,205 more words

Making Mistakes at Work – And How to Deal with Them

Legendary business writer and corporate trainer, Dale Carnegie, said that successful people profit from their mistakes and try again differently. Like any good maxim, such advice cuts right to the core, and you know it’s true – or should be true – until the day you actually make a mistake. 741 more words

Job Seekers

10 Scientific Steps to a Successful Career

Is your job not really doing it for you? Doesn’t have everything you need to feel satisfied, challenged and proud?

Or are you job-hunting but the options don’t seem that appealing? 2,498 more words