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Delegating is an important tool every high performer has in their arsenal, but not everyone utilizes it. Letting go of that level of control and learning to trust the very capable and talented people around you is a process. The infographic below from ScaleTime looks at ways to use the art of delegation to avoid burnout.Read More
Amazon has made headlines or the long hours workers are forced to put in, even during holidays. The company's CEO Jeff Bezos doesn't prescribe to the work-life balance ideology, instead opting for something more realistic and attainable.Read More
If you spend just two hours in the sun doing yard work without drinking any water, your cognitive abilities will start to decline. A new study found that cognitive functions like attention, coordination and complex problem solving diminishes as the body becomes dehydrated.Read More
I am that person that needs constant reminders. I need to be reminded of simple daily tasks, like taking my laundry out of the dryer, cleaning my makeup brushes regularly and, some days, drinking enough water. I don't necessarily forget to do these things, but my mind gets full of al the other things going on in my life that these simple reminders go ignored.Read More
Kindness is a seemingly obvious general life rule to follow, but you might be surprised at how far a little kindness can go when it comes to upgrading your lifestyle. In my experience, simply being kind is the most efficient (faster, cheaper, better, and easier) way to receive upgrades from those who work in hospitality or service roles.Read More
Open plan offices have a lot of criticism, with many disliking the layout because of its disruptive nature and lack of quiet spaces. However, supporters have always been able to claim that open plan offices encourage collaboration and teamwork. Until now, that is.Read More
Many people keep their passions separate from their jobs, feeling it would be far too hard to make money through that interest or skill. However, as this infographic below from Kajabi notes, there are plenty of ways to turn a skill or passion into a thriving business. As the freelance sector continues to grow, so do the opportunities to become an infopreneur. Learn more below!Read More
Developing a real nighttime routine is one of those "adulting" situations that a lot of us never quite get around to. Instead, we watch TV, scroll through our phones and just hope for the best. Sleep specialist Michael Breus, PhD, has created a 3-step routine that he says can be used in just about any scenario.Read More
We are constantly surrounded by technology, from our phones, tablets and laptops, to all the technology that surrounds in our daily lives. But sometimes, it's nice to go off-the-grid, ignore your incoming messages and maybe even spend some time outside. But if you truly want to be technology-free, some experts say the Amazon is the place to be.Read More
Meetings are often thought of as productivity killers -- a necessary evil that takes away from meaningful work. But meetings do have their purpose, time and place. And that right time might not be in the mornings.Read More
Will Smith finally took the plunge into the world of social media a few months ago and has since been blessing the world with his insight and wisdom. He talks about everything from art to travel, and basically how to live your best life. This time around, Smith took to IGTV to discuss finding your life's purpose.Read More
Women walk a fine line in many professional environments, especially when it comes to communication.
A well-intentioned, friendly gesture or anecdote can unfortunately easily be misconstrued as “weak” or unprofessional. With digital communication dominating many professional conversations, it’s often hard to read tone.
Emoji symbols were designed, in part, to address this problem. Some use a well-placed smiley face to indicate a friendly tone -- but do emojis belong in professional conversations?Read More
The U.S. Army has finally answered the ever elusive question most adults ask themselves several times a week: How much coffee is too much coffee? Do I need that second cup? The answer comes in the form of an algorithm.Read More
Papua New Guinea is not taking Facebook's fake user problem lightly. The country will be banning Facebook for a month due to the social media website's fake user problem, and to see how the network affects their population.Read More