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Life Lesson from a…

Inspiration comes in strange packages. And though the following story happened a few years ago, it's worth retelling—especially this time of year, when we're all practically too busy to breathe. May it bring you a smile…

How to Be a Better, More…

What's the #1 quality you admire in a speaker? Please share your response on Twitter—and be sure to use the hashtag #ThrivingAtWork so I see it! 10 Tips to Speak With More Confidence Speaking well in front of groups…

When Life Throws You a…

You don't have to have all the answers. But when your heart is heavy and it's hard to smile, it helps beyond words to have a plan—a plan for how to move through the difficulty and get back on your feet. If you're going…

How (and Why) to Be…

When you practice basic etiquette (also known as manners or social skills), you can carry yourself with a certain grace and confidence—one that most people don't even aspire to. But what about those who ignore basic…

It's Not Too Late to…

If you live in the U.S., you can make today more meaningful by honoring our servicemen and women—and their families. As we celebrate Veterans Day, here are five meaningful ways to show your appreciation: Put yourself in…

21 Ways to Make November…

Could your motivation use a boost this month? Here are 21 suggestions for how to make November count: Vote. Start and end each day with gratitude. Watch what it does for your outlook. Support an organization that…

What One Good Checklist…

Would you like to lower your stress for a lifetime—starting today? Though it may sound too good to be true, the more you rely on checklists, the more you will breathe a sigh of relief. And though apps aren't necessary,…

How to Stop Owning Other…

Do you know people who try to make their problems your problems? They may not even realize they're doing it—but that doesn't make it okay. A few examples and a few thoughts on how to get out of this role for good:…