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How to Resolve an Impasse in Your Next Meeting
Teams argue. Stalemates happen. What distinguishes effective groups from all the others is that they do not avoid difficult conversations, and disagreements don’t wreak havoc on their relationships.

Coping in a Negative Work Environment
Many of you may not be in such an extreme toxic work environment that you are willing to quit your job before having secured a new one, but most will have the occasion to deal with some level of toxicity in the workplace and could benefit from a few tips on how to cope with it when it occurs.

Taking a Break From Your Ambition to Avoid Burnout
Sometimes, blindly following your ambition—say, taking a promotion that you don’t necessarily want—can lead you down a career path that isn’t quite right for you.

KFC's New Colonel is a CGI Instagram Influencer
Instead of tapping an actor for the new campaign, KFC is using a computer-generated bro called “Virtual Influencer Colonel.”

How to Spot a Toxic Work Culture While Interviewing
If you're switching jobs, make sure your new employer doesn't have a broken culture. Here's how.

The Top Reasons Your Best Employees Leave
Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don’t leave jobs; they leave managers. The sad thing is that this can easily be avoided.

How Introverts Can Prepare for Job Interviews
Small talk and self-promotion may be an introvert’s nightmare, but their inclination toward observation and listening can work in their favor.

The Washington Post's Super Bowl Ad Caused Some Controversy
In its first Super Bowl ad ever, The Washington Post celebrated the important role journalists play in society, and the risks they take to do so.

Digging Out of a Creative Rut
A creative rut is often the result of not being stretched or challenged. These six simple strategies can help you bust out of your rut.

What Happens to Your 401(k) When You Change Jobs
Leaving a job is rarely a simple process. Chief among your concerns should be what to do with your 401(k) to avoid losing your savings or enrolling in multiple plans.

Your Guide to Making Better Resolutions in 2019
Only about 8% of Americans reportedly keep their New Year’s resolutions. So if you want 2019 to be the year your resolutions stay intact, here are some of our best tips.

Managing Seven Common Workplace Stressors
Workplace stress can impact your mental and physical health. Here are some tips on how to handle it.

KFC Selling Fire Log That Smells Like its Chicken
If the smell of Kentucky Fried Chicken roasting on an open fire appeals to you, you’re in luck.

Conversation Tips for Your Office Holiday Party
Avoid putting your foot in your mouth when chatting with your boss or coworkers at your holiday party, and maybe even help advance your career in the process.

Why Retirement Needs to be Reinvented
Retirement is the #1 financial worry with 65% of Americans worried about it and a majority thinking about it 4 times per week. The core problem is uncertainty - people have no idea how much they need, because we have created a system around building assets instead of income.

George Orwell Predicted How to Tweet Effectively
The author created a set of writing guidelines that are more valuable today than when he created them.

10 Ways to Make Working From Home More Productive
Performance matters more than presence, so here are simple ways to get a lot more done in a lot less time.

7 Things You Didn't Know About Tabasco Sauce
Developed in 1868 by Edmund McIlhenny, Tabasco sauce has been a mainstay on tables and countertops for 150 years.

Seven Keys to Working From Home
The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers are rapidly at least experimenting with a mix of remote and in-office time.

The Do's and Don'ts of Twitter Hashtags
When used correctly, hashtags can be an effective way to grow your reach, encourage engagement, and get discovered on Twitter.

Why It's (Mostly) Ok to Have a Different Personality at Work
Is bringing your “true self” to work always the best idea? Yes, and no.

Seven Keys to Working From Home
So the time for working from home has come, but how to make the most of that time? It's a job skill like any other that requires development.

11 Hacks to Find Instagram Fame
Engagement rates for brands on most social networks are less than 0.1%, but Instagram blows them all away.

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