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No matter how much we produce today — whether it’s measured in dollars or sales or goods or widgets — it’s never enough. We’re so busy trying to keep up that we stop noticing we’re in a race we can never win. From The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working: The Four Forgotten Needs That Energize Great Performance, by Tony Schwartz, Jean Gomes, and Catherine McCarthy, Ph.D.
Many of us will feel exhilarated when we retire — at least for a while. Bernice Bratter and Helen Dennis, authors of Project Renewment: The First Retirement Model for Career Women, pose five questions to help you figure out how to make yours a time of renewal.
Job seekers get prepped for a high-performance interview by The Apprentice’s Carolyn Kepcher, author of Carolyn 101: Business Lessons from The Apprentice’s Straight Shooter.
A phone call is no longer the ideal communication method, especially when you need a record of talking points and decisions. Use these six tips to manage your phone time. From Erin Rooney Doland, author of Unclutter Your Life in One Week.
There are seven reasons people choose their jobs, says Alvin Hall, personal finance expert and author of You and Your Money. See which ones influenced your decision and if they still apply today, because when you do work that reflects your deepest inclinations and interests, you are likely to be more successful in every sense, including financially.
Are you sabotaging your own career? Find out from Robin Ryan, author of What to Do With the Rest of Your Life: America’s Top Career Coach Shows You How to Find or Create the Job You’ll LOVE.
When trying to persuade an audience to behave a certain way, does fear paralyze, as F.D.R. suggested in his famous inaugural address, or does it persuade and motivate? What you need to know, from Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive.
Negotiating your salary is a small test between friendly adversaries. This guide by Lewis Schiff, “the Armchair Millionaire,” can help you win and close the deal. From Work It!: How to Get Ahead, Save Your Ass, and Land a Job in Any Economy, by Allison Hemming.
Having a hard time leaving work at a reasonable time each day? Julie Morgenstern, author of SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life, shares tips for getting out of the office and having a life outside of work!
What kind of procrastinator are you? Knowing the answer to that question and following these eight tips can help you stay on track when you really don’t want to work. From Unclutter Your Life in One Week by Erin Rooney Doland
How trust can bring out the best in others, helping them rise to the challenge and make enormous contributions that benefit us all. From The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything by Stephen M.R. Covey