3 Toxic Expectations That Kill Relationships

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Jordan Gray says that everyone comes into their relationships with expectations. But some are a lot more harmful than others.

The Day I Got Laid Off and How It Changed My Life

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After closing a huge deal, and almost ten years with his company, Tyler was let go. That was only the beginning. — As I awoke that Friday morning at the end of June, I was unaware how my life was about to change. I was still on cloud nine after closing an important partnership deal […]

Success is Waking Up Determined Every Day and Going to Sleep Satisfied

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We all try to make ourselves and our lives better. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Here’s how to approach each day with a vision of success.

Why You Should Thank Your Wife For Giving You A Hard Time

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Steven Lake examines how his wife improves his life even when when he doesn’t like it.

4 Things to Consider When Changing Positions in a New Company

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You may think that new position is better. Think twice.

The Reason Why You Sold Your Soul to Your Employer

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Your work could be killing you slowly from the inside out. — Have you sold your soul? You probably did at some point in your life. Perhaps you recall the time when you came to the realization that your wife was a sociopath and opting for a divorce would make it emotionally challenging for your […]

The Truth About Walmart and Their People Failures

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The “low-cost” leader is hurting the American worker. — It has become cliché to say, “Our employees are our most important resources.” This phrase is passed around in every MBA course known to man. In business school, future executives are force-fed this mantra in preparation for life after school. Business school teaches future executives how […]

10 Intimacy Breaking Behaviors That Will Make Your Life Hell

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Why do men and women dive into relationship, then do everything to avoid intimacy?

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An injured man is forced to reassess his relationship to family and work in this moving poem from Jia Oak Baker.

4 Ways to Beat Procrastination Now!

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You can get more accomplished than you ever dreamed possible. — It happens to us all. We badly want to get something done. We tell ourselves that we will definitely do something or finish something, but we take our time in getting started. We tell ourselves, “I’ll do it in a few minutes,” and then […]

God’s Work? The Battle Over Religious Belief in the Office

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The workplace is a key site for religion’s expression and constraint—and the law is playing catch up to public sentiment on its rightful role.

Bring Your Emotional Intelligence to Work

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We all want to work smarter. But brilliant ideas only get you so far. The key to success is emotional intelligence.

3 Surprising Ways to Beat Burn Out and Bring Your Whole Self to Work

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Mike Robbins reveals how to thrive instead of just survive in the workplace.

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Starting a business is harder, and more rewarding, than you thought it was.

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

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Emotional intelligence expert Dr. Travis Bradberry reveals the secret to accomplishing more by working less.

Pushing Past the Terrifying Dip in Motivation

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You know, ‘The Dip’ — that slump that we all hit when things get hard, which is (sometimes) before the place where things get great.