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14 super-successful people share some of their biggest pet peeves
Everyone has things that make them tick, and top leaders are no exception. (You can't stand people who loudly chew gum? You're in good company — neither can Oprah.) From half-baked ideas to working around the clock, we've collected the management pet peeves of 14 influential leaders. Most of these are smart... Read More
The best music to listen to for optimal productivity, according to science
Oftentimes we have innumerable distractions at work competing for our attention. Luckily, music can help put us back on a more productive track. Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or... Read More
18 awesome career choices most college kids would never think of
For many students, a college degree puts you on the direct path to a certain career, such as a doctor, teacher, or journalist. But for many others, the future isn't as clear-cut. Maybe you want to go to med school, but don't necessarily want to be a doctor. Maybe you love maps, but aren't sure how to... Read More
Are unlimited vacation policies too much for employees to manage?
Larger companies are beginning to adopt the unlimited vacation policies that small start-ups have had for years. Some, like Netflix, have found success with the policy. Others have not. Read More
Put down your phone and grow a forest
Do you use apps for everything? Well now there's an app to help you not use apps. Read More
It's important to try to do hard things, at work and in life
When my 9-year-old son struggled with a difficult birthday party experience, my wife assured him that he could do hard things. I'm constantly reminding myself that I can, too. Read More
Everyone is working more hours, but also watching more TV and sleeping
A recent study found people worked an average of 10 more minutes every day in 2014 than the year before, but also found more time to sleep and watch more TV. Read More
Instead of generational conflict, focus on common goals
If you want to get people riled up, write about a particular generation of workers, then wait a few hours. Based on a recent column I wrote about millennials, this formula is sure to result in some fireworks. Read More
OKC and Tulsa make list of best cities to live in your 20s
This might sound shocking to your non-Okies, but Oklahoma City and Tulsa made a pretty awesome list: The 20 best places to live in your 20s. This is according to WalletHub, which took a look at the 150 most-populous cities, then analyzed them within the parameters of 19 metrics that they say 20-somethings would... Read More
9 steps for figuring out which skills to include on your résumé
If you're sitting in front of your computer, wracking your brain trying to come up with skills to add to your résumé, fear not. With the help of some career experts, you can easily — and honestly — pad out your résumé with key skills recruiters look for. Read More


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