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How Much of Your Networking Should Be Done Online?

The new rules of professional networking have become murky now that much of our connecting happens via electronic devices. Should you channel most of your networking efforts into social media? Are face-to-face meetings still essential …

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4 Ways to Make Envy Your Friend

Envy is universally acknowledged as a horrible thing. After all, it’s one of the 7 Deadly Sins and goes against the 10 Commandments. Maybe you felt it when a co-worker received a promotion you thought …

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How to Mute Your Inner Ruminator

Socrates proclaimed that “the unexamined life is not worth living.” Yet it’s doubtful he meant the kind of intense overthinking that can lead to anxiety, depression, and generalized stressed-out-ness. The ruminator replays his or her …

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Overwhelmed at Work? Try This

It’s become cliché to have too much to do in too little time. When this happens on the job, you can feel anxious, demoralized, and burned out before the day even begins. As your mood …

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Maybe it’s Time to “Ghost” your Mentor

This post originally appeared on the Blacklight, our new newsletter for professionals.  We all want a mentor who challenges us and acts as a stellar sounding board. If they can open some doors that lead to …

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When Will the Robots Replace Us?

This post originally appeared on the Blacklight, our new newsletter for professionals.  Remember in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, when Tony Stark creates Ultron to help humans establish world peace? And then Ultron decides that the …

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