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Survey: Most Americans want to be their own bosses

Sleep

How writing a five-minute to-do list can help you fall asleep more quickly

Cookies, upon donuts, upon farewell cakes for employees. Alcohol at happy hour. The sweet and salty treats never seem to end at work, so how in the world are you supposed to maintain a healthy diet? Here are a few things to keep in mind if this is your mission.

Salary

4 tips on salary negotiation from the $20-million-plus star of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Ellen Pompeo

Cookies, upon donuts, upon farewell cakes for employees. Alcohol at happy hour. The sweet and salty treats never seem to end at work, so how in the world are you supposed to maintain a healthy diet? Here are a few things to keep in mind if this is your mission.

Productivity

10 things great bosses do every day

Cookies, upon donuts, upon farewell cakes for employees. Alcohol at happy hour. The sweet and salty treats never seem to end at work, so how in the world are you supposed to maintain a healthy diet? Here are a few things to keep in mind if this is your mission.

Today's Top Stories January 23, 2018

Health

4 ways to eat healthy when your office is working against you

Cookies, upon donuts, upon farewell cakes for employees. Alcohol at happy hour. The sweet and salty treats never seem to end at work, so how in the world are you supposed to maintain a healthy diet? Here are a few things to keep in mind if this is your mission.

Advice

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

Often, anger can tell you what’s important to you. If you listen and learn, you can overcome it and make it work for you.

Remote Work

How to talk your employer into letting you work remotely

To get your boss to let you work remotely, follow this advice from remote employees who managed to do it themselves.

Email

The way you email may be turning your coworkers against you

The real reason your emails are getting on your coworkers’ nerves has nothing to do with what, how, or when you email — it’s all a matter of human psychology. Here’s why, and what to do about it.

Health

8 morning habits of the most successful people

The morning routines of leaders can offer insights into how they are able to create their successful businesses, products, and achievements. Here are the everyday morning habits that some of the most successful thinkers in the world do that we can copy.

Networking

Don’t make these 8 networking mistakes

This is where executives go wrong when they network, the best ways to avoid these pitfalls, and what to do if you make these networking mistakes.

Salary

Amazon will no longer ask job applicants for their salary history

Amazon announced that it is banning any salary history inquiries for prospective U.S. employees, according to an internal message posted this week.

Salary

Study: This is how much non-compete clauses hurts employees

Noncompete clauses, or agreements to delay working for a competing company, can follow us long after we've left a job, limiting our options to find work in our cities and reducing our salaries for years.

Productivity

8 paradoxical habits of wildly successful people

Most wildly successful people are complex — so complex that many of their defining qualities are paradoxical. Rather than an “either/or” set of static characteristics, they’re more likely to demonstrate both and that's a key to their success.

Bosses

These are the specific conversations you need to have with your boss every month of the year

Being in constant communication with your boss, the person who will help you meet your professional goals, should always be a priority.

Productivity

This is what meetings will look like in 2028

How the bring-your-own-device landscape will continue to change the way meetings are viewed and conducted over the next decade, and how it could affect your company’s meeting culture.

The Future of Work

This algorithm can figure out when you will die

By creating a deep learning algorithm to predict patient mortality, doctors can better inform patients about their end-of-life options before it is too late, allowing more patients to get their spiritual and cultures final wishes met.

Email

3 things to do when your boss constantly sends late-night and weekend emails

When your boss constantly sends emails late into the night and all weekend, it can seriously affect your stress and productivity levels. Here's how to handle it.

Productivity

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Getting over these four commonly held irrational beliefs will make you much happier.

Email

How to stop email procrastination and achieve Inbox Zero

Inbox zero doesn't have to be a myth. Here's how experts suggest tackling email overload in our inboxes.

Interview Tips

4 ways to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

'Where do you see yourself in five years?' That interview question can be really hard. Before you answer, consider these including four points after gathering your thoughts.

Words at Work

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.

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Parents at Work

Survey: YouTube now among biggest influences on what kids want to be when they grow up

The YouTube videos your kids watch can exert more of an influence on their career ambitions than their own parents, a reminder to monitor what they watch closely to make sure these outside influences are appropriate for a child to see.

Side Hustles

4 ways to finally choose a side hustle you actually love

Finding a way to earn a little money on the side when you already have a packed schedule is only half the battle — picking a source of this new income can prove equally as challenging. Here's how to choose a side hustle.

Management

This is the top reason employers expect more people to quit this year

Forty-five percent of hiring managers reported that salary is the main reason why workers quit their jobs. Here's how employers can improve workers' experiences on the job to try to prevent them from leaving.

Advice

Happiness hack: One ritual that made me much happier

For maximum happiness, friendships need to be maintained by actually physical proximity, not social media.

Email

How to fix things when an email chain spirals out of control

Emails, Slack messages, and other forms of business communication can go wildly wrong when someone says something that could be misconstrued. Here's how to clear up — and avoid — misunderstandings.

Design

THIS IS NOT A DRILL: Don’t blame the button presser, blame the button designer

Blaming a person is easy when an error like what happened in Hawaii causes headlines and panic. What's more important is making sure the problem gets fixed so that mistakes and fluke events cannot be repeated by someone else.

Advice

Here’s how to be less anxious while waiting to hear back about a job

Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be an excruciating exercise in anxiety. To be less anxious about the wait, change your outlook.

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