The Non-Confrontational Person’s Guide to Conflict

Conflict can arise from even the smallest of matters in our personal and professional lives. A lot of the time we would prefer to just avoid doing anything and hope it sorts itself out on its own. However, it has been proven that taking the path of simply avoiding confrontation […]

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12 Ways to Complain Without Being Rude

Have you ever received poor service, a faulty product or an experience that completely failed to live up to the advertising? Your time and money was wasted, leaving you feeling angry or taken advantage of. But what can you do about it? The obvious answer is to launch into a […]

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How to Make Extra Money During the Holiday Season

The end of the year brings a lot of great things: time with family and friends, fun parties, positive goals for the new year, and maybe even some time off of work. The end of the year also comes with a larger price tag. Studies show that Americans spend more […]

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How to Get in the Zone (and be More Productive)

Think back to the last time you were watching a movie and the main character was working on an important project. Time speeds up and the camera rotates around her, while numbers and equations flash onscreen in illuminated colors. At the end of the scene, she sits back with a […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Recycling Habits

Here’s a sobering statistic: 4.4 pounds of trash are produced per person per day in the United States.1 That’s the most in the world! Meanwhile, only 1.5 pounds of materials are recycled per person per day in the U.S.1 Clearly, we still have some work to do, but it can be […]

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How to Work With Difficult People

Co-worker tensions account for up to 80% of all workplace difficulties, but looking for a new job isn’t always the best solution. Instead, try to make life easier using a series of easy-to-implement techniques. Luckily, there are plenty of steps you can take to improve things, whether it’s through your […]

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