The Art of Brief Emails

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Master the art of writing concise emails, and you communicate essential information without taking up much time – yours or the recipients’ time.

Mentoring Is the Secret Sauce

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Ken Goldstein shares the secret ingredient to success—and 10 key ideas to make it happen.

You Got Me Workin’ Day and Night

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Sun up to midnight, Brian Rutter is a work at home dad.

How to be Less Busy in a Busy Busy World

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Slow down, breathe, enjoy every moment. Learn to focus on what’s in front of you, and find peace in whatever you do.

On Personal Blind Spots

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Vaughan Granier has some advice for when you are confronted with the reality of a personal shortcoming.

Dad’s Résumé

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An unfortunately-named file attachment carries with it a world of connotations in Ann Clark’s poem about a résumé and aging.

Want to Work Faster With Fewer Mistakes? Try Using a Trauma Checklist

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Think you have a busy day? Try working as a trauma specialist in one of the busiest hospitals in the world. Here’s what you can learn from someone who was there.

Do You Want To Write, Or Do You Want To Be A Writer?

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Been dreaming of that great story you want to write? Maybe it’s time to stop dreaming and start writing.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

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Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

5 Times When You Shouldn’t Approach Women

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Yes, it’s scary to approach someone, but sometimes it’s scarier being approached. Dr. Nerdlove gives five examples of when to steer clear of making advances.

How to Shut Off When You’re Always On: A Complete Guide to Sleep in the 21st Century

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In today’s always on world, it’s getting harder and harder to get some rest. Sleep, beautiful sleep, can be yours. Here’s a 21st century guide.

Learn How To Do Things

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The Rev. Neil O’Farrell wants you to take some control of your life and learning.

My Father, My Self: It’s Complicated

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My Father Changed, But My Memories Are Not So Easily Shed.

Ways to Do What You Don’t Want to Do

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Leo Babauta understands that we all have to do crap we don’t want to do. He’s got ideas for making it easier to “embrace the suck”.

I Was Trapped in the Closet. At Work. Literally.

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I’ve been called many terrible things throughout the course of my life. But that morning was the first time anyone ever called me, “Toxic.”

While I Was Traveling You Were Busy Scoring Goals

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It took a long time for Christian R. Ward to realize that working and traveling in order to provide for them meant that he missed out on the everyday rhythm of his daughters’ lives.