Work Like Hell and Don’t Stop: Pass it On

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A seasoned career veteran offers practical suggestions to a frustrated 22-year-old.

Unsung Heroes and Warriors

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One of the joys of the workplace, is the fact that every single day, we see people we would not see otherwise.

The Mentorship Opportunity

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Can—and how—do we re-wire ourselves …?

Just Grab an Oar

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No matter the structure of a team, from militaristic to self regulated, there is person, or a system, that creates a set of values and priorities for that team.

Resilience in the Workplace, Part One

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Vaughan Granier discusses the importance of encouraging a culture of resilience in the workplace.

What Is the Value of Courtesy and Dignity in the Workplace?

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Tommy Raskin believes that civility to workers improves the workplace environment and creates a world of empathy– all without a cost.

Dear John: My Boyfriend Overshares Our Intimate Details

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A boyfriend disclosing personal encounters, disciplining someone’s child over a cell phone, and unprofessional prevalence of flip-flops.

There Is No Macho Way to Eat a Cupcake

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JJ Vincent has some words of advice–and warning—for those who both love and fear cupcakes.

Grow a Grizzly Adams Beard in the Workplace (Without Standing Out)

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John Swartz, on how to go from clean cut to bushy beard without raising any eyebrows at work.

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: My Co-Worker Makes Me Feel Dirty

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A germaphobe coworker, a boyfriend who used to see escorts, and a regretful past of bullying.

“Wearing a Suit and Tie is the New ‘Eccentric’ in the Workplace”

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How do you dress in the workplace? How does what your coworkers wear affect you? Do you frown on those wear casual dress and does larger culture need to go back to dressing up? Does it matter?

Dear John: Love Her, Hate Her Rhode Island Accent

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An irritating accent, a coworker constantly staring at cleavage, and a confusion about a friend’s expectations.

Is Gender Equality Killing Women?

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Women often experience an implicit (and sometimes even explicit) expectation from those around them to be both a full-time professional and an ever-present mom.

“I think about this a lot with coworkers: would I find this person as offensive if she were a man?”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “‘He’s a Boss, She’s a Bitch'”.

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.