Making the Most Out of Your Career

We spend many of our waking hours at work, so we better love what we do. So how can you work more joyfully, not to mention more intelligently and quickly? Finding your creative flow and sparking innovative juices are important, as is pulling together in team spirit. 

Of course, for some individuals–those who suffer from conditions like acute stress disorder–careers are affected by issues beyond normal behavior. 

Recent posts on Career

Here are the 3 Valuable Skills for Future Leadership Success

It's time to rethink what skills leaders of the future will really need to retain their relevance and human value. Here are three of them.
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What Colleges Don’t Tell You

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 27, 2017 in How To Do Life
There's much you should know before going or sending your child to college.

Out of Work...at My Age

By Dawn R. Norris, Ph.D. on March 26, 2017 in The Next Step
Are there ways to think about age that help us get through unemployment?

Betrayed by a Workplace Friend

A woman wonders whether she can remain friends with a co-worker who complained about her to their boss.

Career Care

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 25, 2017 in How To Do Life
Maximizing your chances of retaining your job and of getting promoted.

How to Lead Yourself and Others to Success

How to Lead Yourself and Others to Success Tips to create an inspired, productive workplace

Too Much to Do, Too Little Time

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on March 22, 2017 in Media Spotlight
While men may find themselves taking on more responsibilities at work and home, women still find themselves doing a disproportionate amount of the domestic chores.

Career Decisions

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 21, 2017 in How To Do Life
Three poems by a career counselor.

Life Decisions

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 20, 2017 in How To Do Life
Three poems by a career and personal coach.

The Caring Effect

Great leaders identify, measure, recognize, and reward meaningful efforts and achievements. Why should managers and leaders celebrate more?
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4 Startling Reasons Why Humans Are Superior to High Tech

Concerned about being automated out of your job? The future may not be as bad for humans as you think.

Responding to Your Partner's Attachment Style

By David Ludden Ph.D. on March 20, 2017 in Talking Apes
According to recent research, to get what you want out of a relationship, you first have to give your partner what they want.

Improv Muscle

To shed light on what makes improv such an important muscle for introverts to develop, I had the privilege of interviewing Carl Kissin, a New York City-based improv master.

Reclaim Your Purpose at Work Now

Reclaiming your purpose is at once simple and complex. How or why did it disappear? What changed in your life or your job? And what can you do to get it back?

How Relationships Work

By Grant H. Brenner M.D. on March 19, 2017 in ExperiMentations
Want a straightforward, research-backed, practical overview of how relationships work? Here it is.

How to Reclaim the Power in Your Writing

It is a myth that only successful writers have more control over their careers because they’re successful. It is, in fact, the demanding of control early on that led to success.

Teaching in the Trump Era

By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on March 18, 2017 in Social Lights
Advice for faculty at all ranks.

Do Low Cost Drugs Really Work in Treating Cancer?

By Lucy O'Donnell on March 17, 2017 in Cancer Is a Teacher
Why do we not know about the use of everyday low-cost drugs for the treatment of cancer? And what are these drugs? And how do you get them?

Coaching the Uncoachable Executive

By Steve Albrecht DBA on March 16, 2017 in The Act of Violence
How do we help toxic leaders who don't want help?

Climate Change: How to Prevent Workplace Harassment

The workplace is our home away from home; let´s work together to keep it predator-free. Here are some methods of preventing sexual harassment from becoming sexual assault.

Teen Pregnancies Fall But School Sex Ed Doesn’t Work. Huh?

By Michael Castleman M.A. on March 15, 2017 in All About Sex
The number of teen pregnancies has plummeted by more than half in a generation. But a new analysis shows that school-based sex education classes don't work. How is this possible?
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Growing Old

By Paul Ekman Ph.D. on March 15, 2017 in Face It!
Genetics, sensible living, and luck have helped an accomplished scientist accomplish much of what he wanted in 83 years.

Attending to the Unconscious in a Psychotherapy Session

By Karen L Smith MSS, LCSW on March 15, 2017 in Full Living
Lots of folks can offer counsel to our clients. Our job is to help them access clues from their unconscious about the turmoils of their soul.

Cracking a Joke At Work Can Have a Surprising Payoff

By Art Markman Ph.D. on March 14, 2017 in Ulterior Motives
Humor is common in the workplace. Does it make help people to achieve their goals at work?

Is Women's History Month a problem?

Does Women's History Month threaten men?

Can Intelligence or Personality Compensate for Disadvantage?

Can intelligence or personality compensate for background disadvantage in predicting later life outcomes?

What Personal Brand Are You Conveying at Work?

You've heard the old adage you can’t judge a book by its cover, but not so in the workplace. With the new season upon us, it may be time for spring cleaning of your personal brand.

Want to be a Great Listener? Do this 1 Thing.

By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on March 12, 2017 in Adaptation
Want to be a Great Listener? Do this 1 Thing.

We're Wired to Take the Path of Least Resistance

By Caroline Beaton on March 11, 2017 in The Gen-Y Guide
A recently-published study discovered something we knew but denied: we're wired to take the path of least resistance.