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

Celebrating Your Child's ADHD Gifts

By Dena Kouremetis on December 01, 2016 in The Unedited Offspring
Distractibility, disorganization, impulsivity. These are things the ADHD child learns to navigate, making them uniquely positioned to succeed as adults in many instances....

Workaholism and Psychiatric Disorders

By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on December 01, 2016 in In Excess
There has been an increasing amount of research into workaholism but was is the relationship between work addiction, ADHD, OCD and depressions?

Bad Work Meetings? Do This One Thing: Walk the Walk

By Karlyn Crowley Ph.D. on November 30, 2016 in Woman Power
Endless meetings make you want to quit your job? Try this instead.

How the Trump-Romney Paradigm Shows Up at Work

Donald Trump's consideration of Mitt Romney for Secretary of State is reminiscent of a management style often seen in the boardroom at your work place.

Talking as a Tool for Growth

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on November 28, 2016 in How To Do Life
With proper precautions, it's wise to routinely talk out your half-baked ideas.

4 Different Ways to Think of Retirement

Each perspective on retirement provides unique & useful psychological insights and practical guidance.
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When Robots Reign: Getting Along with Robo Sapiens

Immortality lies not in identifying with any one model of Homo or Robo Sapiens, but in participating in the progression.

Instead of “Job Creation,” How About Less Work?

By Peter Gray Ph.D. on November 26, 2016 in Freedom to Learn
If we could solve the distribution problem, we could create a world in which we all worked much less and played much more. Is that a world to be desired? Yes!!

The Neutral Zone: The Fine Art of Being In-Between

By Gregg Levoy on November 25, 2016 in Passion!
Between an ending (of a job, a relationship, a mindset) and a new beginning is a phase called the neutral zone. Here's why it's so important not to skip it.

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Replace Managers

By Ray Williams on November 24, 2016 in Wired for Success
Artificial intelligence (AI) will replace many blue-collar and white-collar jobs. It may also have a big impact on all levels of management, right up to the C-suite.

These Dishes Didn’t Wash Themselves

By Ira Hyman Ph.D. on November 22, 2016 in Mental Mishaps
Does anyone ever notice the work you do? Think about your unnoticed housework. All of those dishes washed and all of that laundry folded. Will anyone ever notice?

How Writing Can Save Your Career

By Katharine Brooks Ed.D. on November 22, 2016 in Career Transitions
If traditional solutions to workplace stress aren't working anymore, try writing. You may be surprised at what you learn about yourself and your work.

10 Ways to Uncover the Hidden Job Market

By Brad Waters on November 22, 2016 in Design Your Path
10 ways to locate hard-to-find job openings

What Factors Go Into the Development of Expertise?

Here's where the science of expertise is to date.
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Can We Simplify Wellbeing?

When it comes to helping leaders improve their people’s wellbeing where do you suggest they start? Top-down? Bottom-up? Everyone at one time?
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Toxic Employee: Stop It or Leave

It's human nature to ignore an unpleasant problem. But ignoring a toxic employee can bring down your entire workplace.

5 Lessons About Success from Nobel Laureates

By Susan K Perry Ph.D. on November 19, 2016 in Creating in Flow
Nobel laureates are frequently asked their secret to winning a Nobel Prize. Read what guest blogger David Pratt learned by examining laureates' lives.

Getting Deep Fast

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on November 19, 2016 in How To Do Life
Everyone knows they should network. The key is to get deep with people quickly.
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Why We All Just Need a Little Attention

Attention is an essential component for our physical health, and it is crucial to all of our closest relationships.

The Only Way to Stay in Love

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on November 18, 2016 in Compassion Matters
If we think of love as a verb, an action, and a way of being as opposed to a state of being, we can recognize that we hold a lot of power in our relationships.

Stressed Out? Take a Hike!

Is your life wearing you out? A completely free, accessible cure is just a few steps away.

A Roommate Asks: Is Living and Working Together Too Much?

By Irene S Levine Ph.D. on November 18, 2016 in The Friendship Doctor
A woman living and working with a friend feels guilty about setting boundaries.

Words to Move You to Action

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on November 18, 2016 in How To Do Life
These 40 words will help you take action.

Quadriplegic: How Does Sex Work?

Tiff's injury left her paralyzed in her legs, hands, and triceps. How does sex work under these conditions? Tiff explains.

Can You Be Vulnerable at Work?

By Megan Dalla-Camina on November 16, 2016 in Real Women
Is there a place for vulnerability in the workplace? A discussion on what it means to be an authentic leader.

8 Ways to Become More Empowered at Work

There’s never been a more pressing need to harness your true inner power. By letting go of fear, you've taken the first leap in becoming more empowered in your career and in life.

Even the Brainiest May Need Help

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on November 16, 2016 in How To Do Life
You needn't be a brainiac to help brainy people.

5 Practical Tips to Help Managers Manage Stress

By Victor Lipman on November 15, 2016 in Mind of the Manager
Stress can easily undermine effective management, but it doesn't have to. These five workplace tactics can make a positive difference.

How to Reinvent Your Career

By Brad Waters on November 14, 2016 in Design Your Path
Feeling burned out or disinterested in your career? Here are concrete tips for paving a new path.

Compliance and Defiance

Preparing to lose some and win some.