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Where in the U.S. can you live eight years longer on average?

From here:

The key areas, then:

  • Northeast Corridor/Philly
  • Western coast of California
  • Seattle
  • Oregon/Washington border
  • Southern Florida retirement areas
  • Suburban Dallas and Houston
  • Boulder/Denver, CO…
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Only about 1 in 10 Americans can balance being busy with being happy

I wrote this article for LinkedIn a few weeks ago which somehow got 78,000 views — it’s based very much on this article I wrote on this blog — and as such, I’m pretty interested in the whole notion of “The Busy Trap” or how people define the time they have. 754 more words

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Where are the best places for singles to live?

In 1976, 37 percent of the U.S. population was single. Now, in 2014, it’s over 50 percent. I wrote once before about the best places to live if you’re single — … 394 more words

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If you're going to lead a process, learn the process. Makes sense, right?

Always thought this was interesting: members of Congress will have regular debates (and funding sessions) around public school in America, but most members themselves send their children to private school (well, … 604 more words

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Should Human Resources optimize the talent or the organization?

There is possibly no more discussed topic in the Human Resources world than “getting a seat at the table” or “becoming a strategic business partner,” (can be said in other ways as well) which essentially means “being thought to add value to the organization.” I… 959 more words

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Organizations like to describe women as "abrasive"

More evidence that performance reviews are a bit of a train wreck: the context around them is very different dependent on what gender you are. If you’re a woman, they’re likely to be more negative — if you’re a man? 277 more words

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