Why Adults Need Spring Break Too

Spring break isn’t something that only students should take part in. Spring is a time for renewal for everyone and everything. Across the country the weather is warming up and the new buds of the season are beginning to bloom. The outdoors are coming to life and beckoning us to
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Build a Bunker and Dodge Your In-Laws This Holiday Season

The holidays sure know how to disrupt your daily routine. Between parties, shopping, end-of-year deadlines and out-of-town visitors, there’s no shortage of wrenches waiting to be thrown into our productivity. Whenever your productivity is threatened, you should have a place to turn to that will shelter you from any disruption.
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The ONE Thing Approach to Helping the College Student in Your Life

Heading back to school can be both a stressful and exciting time for everyone involved. No one is immune to the emotions that a new school year brings. This sensation means college students can experience the same uneasy feelings as their younger counterparts, despite having already run through the gambit
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Be Your Own Ecologist; Start a Domino Fall in Your World

We all have personal ecosystems in our lives at home and work. The better we understand them, the easier it is to create a productive environment. So when we stumbled upon this video, “How Wolves Change Rivers,” we were inspired to think like ecologists and focus on starting our own
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Build Bridges Instead of Burning Them: The Power of Forgiveness

  The workplace is a social environment just like any other. There are a variety of personality types that must learn to get along and work with one another to get the job done. So it should be no surprise that at times, these differences can lead to butting heads,
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How to Identify What Matters Most

When our lives get busy, it’s easy to reach for a pencil and pad of paper to try and capture everything that needs to get done. It can almost be therapeutic to cross items off our list, after all. However, check-lists aren’t the best way to go about accomplishing great
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Transform Fear Into Fuel

Halloween is upon us and that means things are downright spooky scary. It’s a time of year when we’re testing our limits around what scares us. But really, we should be looking at what scares us year-round. We’re used to thinking about fear as something that helps us identify danger.
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What’s the ONE Thing I Can do to Improve My Skills Next Year?

What we know influences how far we go. If you have your sights set on a promotion, launching a new product or entering a new profession in 2015, it’s time to start expanding your skills. Making a point to continuously improve your skills is a must in today’s competitive job
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Where to Find Your Parenting Mentor

Parenting can be the toughest and most rewarding job we ever have. If we have mentors in other areas of our life, why not have a mentor for the most important task we’ll ever take on? Few people are prepared for the 24/7, 365days a year role that parenting requires,so
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You Get What You Give This Halloween

Trick or treaters everywhere will march through the streets tonight looking for something sweet to snack on. Never underestimate the power of a sugar addicted child—if your home doesn’t hand out the goods, it’ll haunt you later (generally in the form of trees draped in toilet paper). Kidding aside, Halloween
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