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How to Appear More Powerful

How to Appear More Powerful

I’m not a manager. So that means I’ve got no one to boss around at the office. But just today I discovered that it doesn’t really matter how much actual power you wield. By simply using body language, you can appear to be powerful. And hey, that’s better than nothing, right? Just try these three(…)

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Want to Be Productive? Here’s Exactly How Long You Should Work.

Want to Be Productive? Here’s Exactly How Long You Should Work.

A recent study was done by the Draugiem Group (a social network service) to determine how long productive employees generally work before taking a break. And I kind of love the results of this study, simply because they’re so weirdly specific. The researchers found that the most productive employees worked exactly 52 minutes before taking(…)

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Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

When we’re at work, we all want to be viewed as super-competent and all-knowing. We don’t want our bosses or coworkers to know if we feel unsure of how to proceed on a certain task or project. No one wants to appear to be confused, inexperienced, or unintelligent. So what do we do when we(…)

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How to Make New Friends

How to Make New Friends

It’s really important to have friends at work. Research indicates that work friends help to make us more productive, focused, happy, healthy, and engaged. Work is so much better when friends are involved! But what if you’re having trouble making friends at work? If that’s the case, here are a few tips: Keep trying –(…)

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