Articles about How To

Office Life

How to correct someone who is saying your name all wrong

If you know your name is going to cause confusion, you can preemptively stop confusion by including phonetic hints of how it should be said.

Salary

This former Google and Facebook exec expects job candidates to negotiate their offer

Libby Leffler, the VP of membership at SoFi, expects candidates to negotiate their job offer because it shows how they'll behave once they get hired.

Entrepreneurs

The 9-to-5 workday doesn’t work for everyone (and how to create a life of total freedom)

People are choosing to make a living on their own terms. Modern employees don’t just want a 9-to-5 schedule and a paycheck.

Success

Warren Buffett’s ‘3-step’ 5/25 strategy: How to focus and prioritize your time like a billionaire

Warren Buffett uses highly effective strategies that help him to get more done in a few months and years, than most people achieve in a lifetime.

Success

This is what determines whether or not most people will become successful in life

The truth is, all excuses come back to one grand excuse, and that’s the beloved concept of time. And we all have the time.

Advice

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you an awesome parent

This is what science says about what’s going on in kids’ brains and what they need from you as a parent as they grow up.

News

6 tips for surviving a marathon workday

Welcome to the marathon workday. Here are six tips for surviving the longest one ever.

Relationships

‘Friendship guilt’ and how to overcome it

It’s easy to feel ‘friendship guilt’, but it’s crucial to remember that we can show someone we care in more special ways that just sending a quick text.

The Whole Human

10 ways to improve your sleep and increase your productivity

Eliminate interruptions.

Morning Routine

How to feel amazing before 8 a.m.

In the first 60-120 minutes of your day, you can change your entire life.

The Whole Human

10 mistakes smart people never make twice

Successful people have the tools in place to learn from their errors.

How to

3 ways to make planning a vacation a little easier for you

Time to get away, take a break from the stresses of work, and provide yourself with a little vacation time? Here are three ways to take the edge off.

Personal Finance

Here’s how I became a six-figure freelancer

The most important thing is to listen to your gut, be true to yourself, and be passionate about what you’re doing – that will never fail you.

How To

10 tips for being your own best advocate

Standing up for yourself is an important skill. Here, 10 career experts share how they developed an ability to advocate for themselves.

Job search

How to negotiate a job offer during the interview

It's an all-too-common negotiation challenge: How to handle the mid-interview salary question. It’s such a sticky sitch!

Job search

Make your resume more like a blockbuster movie

So, how can you make your resume more tempting at first glance? Catch their interest from the first minute. We're here to help.

Productivity

Eliminate failure with mental simulations

The pain of failing is a result of a poor match between our subjective preferences and the objective reality. It’s not an easy thing to deal with.

Productivity

This is what inventors can teach us about success

Unfortunately, the path to positive change is not always obvious. Whether you’re trying to build a successful business or reach a breakthrough in your creative work, the route to success can be elusive.

Job search

This is how to answer ‘why should we hire you?’ (according to experts)

Directly tackling one of, by far, the most popular interview questions that comes up for a potential new hire and how you should be answering it.

Job search

6 cover letter mistakes that might be ruining your career

With your cover letter, you are basically selling yourself. Having one that’s impressive is not an easy task to pull but most certainly worth it.

Mental Health

3 ways to stay calm when you’re anxious about a big career opportunity

You truly deserve the new opportunity that's coming your way, but how you feel won't change until you actually start believing it.

Success

6 qualities that will get you noticed in the workplace

You want to be the first person your boss thinks of when he or she needs someone to spearhead a challenging new project.

How To

The top 5 things that will significantly improve your productivity today

To alleviate this stress and confusion, here are the top productivity strategies that will significantly improve your productivity today.

the whole human

This is the secret to improving your self-esteem

Stop lying to yourself that you’re so awesome.

Travel

6 way to make the red-eye flight tolerable

If you’re rocking the red-eye, you may be worried about having a bummer of a time on that plane. But it doesn’t have to be tortuous.