How to be Drama-Free… Start with Yourself

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Kaley Klemp the Co-Author of The Drama-Free Office It’s gossip, turf wars, water cooler talk, and the chronic complainer no one can stand. When you talk with people about the organizations they work for, it’s common to hear about the “Drama” plaguing their companies: the energy-draining behaviors that keep people from focusing ...

How to Feng Shui Your Workspace

Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Estela M. L. Go of My Dog Ate My Blog Want to improve both your productivity and happiness level? It's time to feng shui your workplace. Feng shui is a practice that will help you design your environment so that it brings the best of you out. By following the 10 practical ...

4 Ultimate PC Productivity Tools

Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Wendy Graham of online colleges. If you work from home or attend online college, you know the importance of keeping productive; while working from the comfort of your house may seem like the best of all possible work environments, it can have its drawbacks. For one, you must have strong reserves of ...

Negotiate Your Way to Great Work

You may have noticed some of the changes going on around here. I’ve been talking more about developing your strengths and living your passions. This is what we should all be doing. We need to leverage what we already are good at and develop the skills we are passionate about. Many of you don’t get to apply your strengths and ...

Are Friendships the Key to Workplace Happiness?

Editor's note: This is a guest post from Eileen Habelow, senior vice president of organizational development for Randstad. A recently published Conference Board study found that only 45 percent of Americans are satisfied with their jobs.  While the causes of dissatisfaction may be many, it doesn’t seem to be rooted in the person we sit across from in cubicleland.  In fact, ...