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Listening Is Your Secret Superpower

If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I’m a reader. I’m constantly seeking out ways to learn, absorb, and grow. Right now, I’m finishing up Eric Barker’s book, Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong, and there’s a particularly interesting section on the power of listening as dispute resolution. ...




How to Navigate the New Realities of Technology in the Workplace

Technology has completely revolutionized the ways in which we work. From video-conferencing that allows employees to meet from anywhere in the world to wearable watches that notify us of emails while we’re out for a run, almost every area of business has been impacted by technology in some way, shape, or form. ...




Women Working with Women: How to Support One Another

In recognition of International Women’s Day earlier last month, I wanted to talk about how to deal with women at work who seem to want to tear each other down instead of building each other up. Personally, I had the unfortunate experience of working with a woman who was a badass. ...




Boost your happiness at work

We all get the Monday blues from time to time, but there are ways to improve your working life and be happy at work.

We all get the Monday blues from time to time, but there are ways to improve your working life and be happy at work. If you're going through a rough patch at work or are lacking job satisfaction, check out these ways to boost your mood and have a happier work day. ...




4 Careers You Can Start From Home

It's understandable to feel tired of getting out of the house and going to work each day. Considering that, you might be interested to know that there are ways you can work from home and be successful. For many, working from home allows them to spend time with their families while earning a nice income. ...




Lost Your Job? 6 Signs You Have Been Wrongfully Terminated

If you have been fired, it could have been because you weren’t a fit for the job. However, it also could be an example of wrongful termination. What are some signs to look for when determining if you were illegally let go by your employer?
 
Your Employer Said It Was Age Related
 
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) says that workers 40 and older cannot be terminated solely because of their age. ...




How are Workers’ Compensation Payouts Determined?

Workers’ compensation is the type of insurance that your workplace is required to hold to protect itself in case of an injury or accident that you or another employee has on the job. An accident on the job could be caused by personal negligence or by a problem in the work environment. ...




The Dangers of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Alcohol and drug abuse by employees cause many expensive problems for business and industry ranging from lost productivity, injuries, and an increase in health insurance claims. The loss to companies in the United States due to alcohol and drug-related abuse by employees totals $100 billion a year, according to the The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information. ...




5 Ways Employers Should Promote Work-Life Balance

A large part of keeping qualified employees and ensuring that they put forth their best effort is to foster an environment with a healthy work and life balance. A healthy balance gives an employee more control over their actions and life in general, leading to better cooperation, less stress, and more motivation. ...




How Much Money Should You Invest In Security When Starting Your Business?

All businesses have different security risks that must be considered during the startup process. Because the general risks in different industries vary, a manager or business owner must structure a security blueprint that focuses on protecting vulnerable spots on a property. ...