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Working just for money will ruin your career, science says

By | Career Advice, Explore Career Path, Featured, Find Your Passion, Grow, Money & Negotiations

To a hall of eager young college students at the University of Glasgow, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook gave one piece of solid advice: “Don’t work for money, it will wear out fast, or you’ll never make enough and you will never be happy, one or the other.”

Money is a desirable asset, and many times, we get lured to a job opportunity only because it has a big paycheck. But when it comes to being happy, science – in this case, motivation psychology– can tell us another story.

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Before you miss your deadline AGAIN, read this!

By | Featured, First-time Manager, Managers, Productivity, Skills Lab

Deadlines in the historical sense mean a line drawn around a prison beyond which prisoners risked getting shot. But unless you work for a really strict boss, deadlines mean something different now. However, they still have the same frightening effect. Missing deadlines is also a constant struggle for many.

But don’t worry. You’re going to understand the exact reasons why you’re missing deadlines.

But first here’s a good tip to keep in mind: You could be constantly losing your battle against deadlines due to a combination of the factors on this list. No single one of them is standalone. So take this into consideration when you’re narrowing down the source of the problem.

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Struggling to pick a career path? Try career coaching

By | Career Path, Expert Advice, Explore Career Path, Featured

Whether you just graduated from university or looking for a career shift, deciding on the right career path for you can often be challenging, that’s where career coaching comes in.

With so many options ahead of you, yet minimal experience in your targeted industry or field of interest, it’s so common that many people seek support in these stages of their career journey. Advice is usually needed to form a complete picture of what could be the right career path for you

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Sick of being interrupted by men at work? Here’s how to stop it

By | Featured, Managers, Team Culture

You might not be that familiar with the term, but if you’re a woman working in an office you’re probably quite familiar with the phenomenon. ‘Manterruption’ is the universal phenomenon of men interrupting women at work.

It happens everywhere from meetings in boardrooms and courtrooms to the US Senate, so you’re not alone. A recent study at Yale’s University suggests that women get more interrupted for speaking more than men with the same status. And it’s not the only research that concluded the same. Here’s what you can do to deal with manterruptions at work.

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