Selfishness is often seen as a negative quality, but Melissa Deuter, a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center, disagrees. She and another expert offer a few reasons why being selfish can be good for you.
Most admins could cut some wasted time at the office simply by sending their bosses two standard emails a week, says project manager and IT consultant Robbie Abed.
Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 combines the best features of a laptop and a tablet into one device. Technology reporter Mike Lata explains three reasons it might be worth buying one.
LinkedIn and Evernote have announced an expansion of their partnership for dealing with business cards, reports The Verge’s Casey Newton.
You know this already: It takes confidence to advance. You also know that self-confidence can be hard to hang onto. Luckily, you can learn to feel confident.
Welcome to the future, where flying into a city for a meeting or business conference might mean venturing no farther than the airport itself. With travel budgets shrinking, flying in and out of an airport on the same day after having a meeting is becoming a legitimate option, travel and meeting professionals tell New York Times reporter Amy Zipkin.
Stop underpromising and overdelivering … Fight stress and anxiety with a trip to an art museum … Learn to distinguish between smart multitasking and being “on the fast track to burn out.”
Figuring out how to keep a project moving when you need help from a colleague can be challenging. Business writer Esther Schindler suggests these tips.
Many writers develop their own quirks and styles over time, and it’s possible to identify their writing just by the words and phrases they use. One common style quirk is using prepositions too much, especially the word “of,” says Grammar Girl blogger Mignon Fogarty. “Overusing it can make your writing sound passive and fussy.”
For many people, their cellphone is an extension of their arm during the workday. Some consider the device a distraction, but can it also be useful and increase productivity? For Lifehacker writer Mihir Patkar, the answer is yes.