The Conspiracy Theorists Among Us

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Shows like Scandal and House of Cards make for interesting entertainment, but they tell us little about how politics actually works.

Did Providence Really Intercede, and Get Me Fired?

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Losing a Job I Loved Changed My Life in Ways I Could Never Have Imagined

Dear John: Do I Really Want An ‘Escort’ For My 26th Birthday?

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A 26-year-old virgin hiring an escort for his birthday, a boss feeling undermined, and the myth of the perfect male body.

Dear John: I Think My Boss Is Having An Affair

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A boss who might be having an affair, a friend going crazy with tattoos, and neighbors who are suddenly dog-crazy.

How Long Would It Take You to Get a New Job?

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Any response other than “a couple of weeks” and you’re at risk.

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Adorable Pug Puppies Take a Bath (Video)

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Your weekly dose of cute to destress from your day.

Hearts on Fire

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Pushing the Limits Between Love and Work

Office Plant Dying

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With life wilting around me, I dream of escape.

Workplace Bullying: A Chronic Corporate Disease

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Rakesh Malhotra, on how to detect against bullying in the workplace — even if it’s yourself.

Working through your ADD

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Working when you have ADD can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. J.R. Reed gives you the lowdown on how to conquer your job.

Dear John: Relationships 101

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This week Dear John addresses a student/teacher relationship, an eavesdropping boss, and an old flame.

Do Gay Men Make Better Bosses?

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Does being an out gay man make you a more compassionate boss?

Great Moments in Greatness: Joss Whedon & Nick Fury [@samuelljackson @marvel #avengers]

Two powerful leaders of men and women take a moment to confer as disaster looms.

When Are Tattoos Too Much?

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Dogs, tats, and infidelity: In this week’s Dear John, sometimes the best solution is to keep your mouth shut.