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One-minute meditations to help you reset

It always sounds lame when someone tells you to deal with stress by taking a few…

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Is it time to redefine wellness in the workplace?

Visit any number of tech, advertising or consulting companies at lunchtime and you’ll witness the impact…

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Should you hire for potential and attitude, or experience?

Hiring can be an exciting yet challenging task. On one hand, hiring typically signifies expansion and…

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Tackling difficult topics head on: A conversation with Amy Gallo

The author of the HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict and a contributing editor at Harvard…

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Navigating the 7 stages of the vendor relationship

Our business relationships—the partnerships that help our businesses grow—can be a lot like our personal ones.…

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4 ways customer support agents can make a career pivot

Recently, while watching old episodes of The Office, I was reminded of the root basis of…

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Changing the narrative on careers in customer service

Customer service jobs have a reputation for being entry-level, means-to-an-end gigs that go nowhere. But in…

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Take it from Zappos—holiday hiring is everything

Though it’s only September, many companies are already deep into preparation for the upcoming holiday season.…

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Why high-HQ companies welcome back boomerang employees

Early in my career, I left a role to work for a competitor. It was my…

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How to keep remote employees from feeling out of sight, out of mind

It’s no secret that the workplace of today looks dramatically different than it did a decade…

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How to tell someone they're wrong without pissing them off

Whether you’re a freelancer, CEO, or clocking a 9-to-5 role, we’ve all been in those meetings…

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Harness the power of parenting at work

Returning to work for new mom Serena Williams meant hitting the tennis court for the French…

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The weight of emotional labor in the workplace

Nearly a year ago, Gemma Hartley shook the Internet with her article, “Women aren’t nags—We’re just…

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How to elevate others at work

We all know one or two people like this at work. They walk in and—shazam—the room…

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Icebreaker alternatives for people who hate icebreakers

“Today is all about getting to know each other, building relationships, and finding out even more…

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What to expect from Millennials as managers

By 2025, 75 percent of the workforce will be Millennials. And they won’t be filling entry-level…

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How not to be an asshole in the office kitchen

Not all office kitchens are created equal. Some are simple and clean, filled with the necessary…

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