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

Altering the ‘Work’ Experience

By Seth Slater M.F.A. on February 23, 2017 in The Dolphin Divide
How behavioral outlook shapes our drive. When old attitudes backfire, developing new ones becomes crucial.

Need an Idea for a Business to Start?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in How To Do Life
Businesses I'd consider starting.

Celebrate Progress

By Fran Simone Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in A Family Affair
Is perfection getting in the way of helping your loved one? Focus on progress instead.

Exhausted After Work?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in How To Do Life
Don’t treat the symptom. Cure the disease.

Managing Risk and Danger in 21st Century Careers

Are you living a new career but relying on old assumptions about risk-taking? You can do better!

What Works for Me May Not Work for You

When it comes to fitness goals, if you find a type of movement that feels both good and right to you, it’s much more likely to become a habit.

The Question That Will Set You Up for Failure...Every Time

By Megan Dalla-Camina on February 21, 2017 in Real Women
Are you always trying to be the best possible version of yourself? Why that's setting you up for failure and what to do about it.

Life Skills to Have Before Starting Kindergarten

By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on February 21, 2017 in Once Upon a Child
Life skills are ways we learn, through experience and teaching, to manage our behavior in and outside of our families.
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5 New, Short Mindfulness Activities

By Ryan M. Niemiec Psy.D. on February 21, 2017 in What Matters Most?
One of the most popular mindfulness activities is referred to as "the mindful pause." Now, there are 5 variations for using this popular practice!

Ten Ways to Ruin a Conference

By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on February 21, 2017 in The Web of Violence
The secrets for hosting a truly boring meeting, with minimal learning or networking.

6 Tips Toward Getting Your Book Published

By Susan K Perry Ph.D. on February 20, 2017 in Creating in Flow
Anyone serious about turning written work into actual books must do a lot of research into the realities of publishing before sending anything into the world. Here are 6 tips.

Creative Thinking is no Longer an Option, It's Essential

The future belongs to creative thinkers. The real currency of our time isn't money, it's ideas. You need to become an ideas generator whatever field you work in.
Used by permission from Pinterest.com

Five Management Approaches to Workplace Violence Prevention

By Steve Albrecht DBA on February 19, 2017 in The Act of Violence
Companies can stop workplace violence if they follow these five steps.
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Don’t Bet on “Anything Goes” Regulation Change

I do expect some change to regulations on bullying and sexual harassment, but business owners and managers will still need to maintain a safe environment in the workplace.

Advice for Burned-Out Lawyers

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 17, 2017 in How To Do Life
Incremental and major suggestions for the unhappy attorney.

For Burned-Out Teachers

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 16, 2017 in How To Do Life
Solutions for people in a high-turnover profession.

System Justification: Why People Buy Into Social Inequality

By Gordon Hodson Ph.D. on February 16, 2017 in Without Prejudice
We do not always act in the best interests of our self or our groups.

Mindful Habits of Top Entrepreneurs!

By Michael Woodward Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in Spotting Opportunity
Four simple habits for improving mental well-being from some of America's top entrepreneurs!

Careers in Experimental Psychology: A College to Do List

Thinking of a career as an Experimental Psychologist but don't know where to start? Here are some important steps you need to take that you can accomplish while in college.

David Bowie's Life at the Extremes

By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in In Excess
David Bowie was one of the most interesting people that ever lived. With an ever-shifting persona he sometimes lived life at the extremes (addiction and an interest in the occult)

Becoming More Efficient

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in How To Do Life
Making better use of your time.

The Truth About Becoming More Confident

By Megan Dalla-Camina on February 14, 2017 in Real Women
Are you dreaming of the day when you'll suddenly have the confidence to speak up and go after what you want? Here are 4 small steps you can take to build your confidence today.

How to Make Your Relationships More Resilient

Developing high-quality relationships is critical to a happy, healthy and resilient life.

7 Ways to Annoy the Boss (and Why You Should Avoid Them)

Striving for success in your career may mean nothing more than succeeding at work. Getting those good job ratings can be in reach if you steer clear of these pitfalls.

Why Non-Violent Protests Work

By Jesse Marczyk Ph.D. on February 13, 2017 in Pop Psych
Why are non-violent protests more likely to achieve goals than violent ones?
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Ten Commandments for Those Considering Violence

By Steve Albrecht DBA on February 12, 2017 in The Act of Violence
Isn't it time we told potential workplace and school violence perpetrators to stop?

Hearts, Candies, and Work

How to be sociable yet still get your work done.

How to Reduce Stress

By Neel Burton M.D. on February 11, 2017 in Hide and Seek
Simple advice for better living.

Adolescence: Your Parenting Work Is Not Over Yet

A parent’s job changes at a child’s adolescence. Be available while letting go. Argue. Laugh. Love the person your child really is, underneath all the identities they’re trying on.

How to Free Yourself from What You "Should"​ Be Doing

By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on February 11, 2017 in Adaptation
Is compliance stifling your passion? It may be time to make a change.