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    Little Ways to Burn Fat During the Workday

    Little Ways to Burn Fat During the Workday
    For me, the eye-catching headline on today’s front page is “The magic formula for keeping off lost weight.” In my dreams, the equation is shopping + chocolate – broken nails = thinner you! Unfortunately, they didn’t tell me anything we all don’t know: exercise + diet = weight loss. According to a recent University of Pittsburgh study, exercising for an hour ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Beat the 3 p.m. Slump

    Beat the 3 p.m. Slump
    We all hit that difficult part of the afternoon when our energy dips, our concentration flags, and it feels like we're not going to be able to stay awake until the end of the workday without crawling under the desk to take a nap. And not sleeping well the night before just compounds the problem. At times like this, we reach ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Top 5 Keys to Mixing Work and Romance

    Top 5 Keys to Mixing Work and Romance
    The experts can warn you until they're blue in the face: Beware of office romances. But there that special someone is: So cute, such chemistry, so nice -- this could be the love of your life, or at least the romance of your week. You don't want to just say no, but are you at grave risk of one day getting ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Flexible Work: Which Option is Best For You?

    Flexible Work: Which Option is Best For You?
    Your home life, finances, and career goals will help you determine which work option is best for this phase of your life. Here’s an overview of the most common full-time and part-time flexible work arrangements to consider. Full-time Flexible Work Arrangements Flexible work options which retain your full-time income include flextime, telecommuting and compressed workweek. Flextime allows you a flexible starting ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Office Romances: Conduct Unbecoming?

    Office Romances: Conduct Unbecoming?
    That's what human-resources professionals and senior executives are saying in a new survey released just in time for Valentine's Day. It doesn't require much thought to conclude that a naked midget with a bow and arrow will disrupt standard operating procedures in any workplace, yet every Valentine's Day, ol' Cupid gets a free pass to roam pretty much wherever the heart ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Does Exercise Make You Smarter?

    Does Exercise Make You Smarter?
    The human body is designed for action: hinging and rotating joints that support movement in every direction; strong, elastic ligaments and tendons that encourage play while keeping bones and muscles in their proper place; skeletal muscles that facilitate every movement from explosive jumping to flowing Tai Chi; cardiac muscle that tirelessly pumps nourishment to every cell in the body. The human ...
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    The Caffeine Quota: What You Should Know About Coffee

    The Caffeine Quota: What You Should Know About Coffee
    I love my morning espresso, but I'm worried about the caffeine. Is it safer to stick to decaffeinated? I've heard that chemicals are used to remove caffeine, which doesn't sound that healthy. In theory, an espresso has less, not more, caffeine than a brewed or filtered coffee, mainly because an espresso comes in a smaller serving. While an espresso “shot” is ...
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    Coping Better with Less These Days

    I’ve been trying to focus on the positive despite constant media attention to the economic crisis. And I’ve found an upside to the down economy: we’re learning to live with less ‘stuff.’ To help us cope better with less, business & life coach Steve Davis advocates that instead of continually amassing more stuff, we learn how to better use what we ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Creating a Winning Telecommuting Strategy

    Creating a Winning Telecommuting Strategy
    Telecommuting. Employees long for it, but many employers still have their doubts. For some employers, the obstacle to embracing telecommuting stems from a lack of trust in employees. For others, trust isn't the issue, but a lack of experience in how to approach this arrangement is creating the roadblock. However, with the right strategy in place, implementing a telecommuting program for ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Live Your Ideal Vision in 2009

    Live Your Ideal Vision in 2009
    Truth be told, this is an opportunistic time of year in which most of you will be reflecting on your business and life results over the last year and pondering moving into next year. Having an outline of your ideal vision will equip you with a powerful tool to achieve amazing results moving forward in your business and your life. When ...
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    What Are You Paying for Your Health Insurance?

    What Are You Paying for Your Health Insurance?
    The average worker contribution for medical insurance: $75.65 per month for single coverage; $312.25 per month for family coverage. That according to stats released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Pacific division consists of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington, and the stats are based on a March 2007 National Compensation Survey. Nationally, the average is $81.37 for ...
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    How to Be Happy at Work

    How to Be Happy at Work
    Finding a job that you like is clearly important to your workplace happiness, but it isn’t always easy – and even when you do there will still be times that you’re not happy. Obviously the best way to cheer yourself up is to turn Super Trouper up to 11 and dance around the room for five minutes, but if you don't ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Find Extra Money for the Holidays

    Find Extra Money for the Holidays
    It's never too early to start tracking down extra cash for holiday gifts. And if you plan in advance, not only will you save money, but you'll also avoid the big credit-card bills that can last long after the holidays are over. "It's a matter of planning ahead so you don't have a horrible surprise in January," says Donna Skeels Cygan, ...
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    ‘Tis the Season: Holiday Party Dos and Don’ts

    ‘Tis the Season: Holiday Party Dos and Don’ts
    Whether it’s a company bash, a family gathering or a personal, after-hours shindig, it’s undeniably holiday party season. You might be gearing up for a whole slew of functions, or perhaps just one, but be sure not to leave without considering what behavior is appropriate for each. How to Dress Host/Hostess Gifts Your Plus-One Food & Drink What to Talk ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Get Off the Holiday-Spending Carousel with This Excellent Advice

    Get Off the Holiday-Spending Carousel with This Excellent Advice
    In our wistful imaginations, the holiday season is a simple, joyful time of snowfall, sparkling trees and soft candlelight. But in 21st century reality, it’s a carousel of stress and spending. Think about it. You put off shopping til the last minute. Then, frazzled and anxious, you hit the malls, spending big bucks on “obligation gifts” and trying to forget the ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Make Your Work Life Merry During the Holidays

    Make Your Work Life Merry During the Holidays
    It's tempting to rationalize that no one's hiring until the new year, so you might as well dump your job search down the chimney and focus on the holidays at hand. Alas, my frosty snowman, you're wrong. The holidays are among the best times to look for a job. Business slows down now, so when you call to try to get ...
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    Grow Your Business: Friends & Strategic Partners

    Grow Your Business: Friends & Strategic Partners
    Your marketing strategy will be more powerful when you build a network of trusted friends. This is a very different category than personal friends. Many women who get involved with a direct marketing line - as well as many marketing pros - will tell you that the fastest way to grow your business is to make a list of all your ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    6 Gifts that Give Back

    6 Gifts that Give Back
    It's the most wonderful time of the year, right? But this year, for many families around the United States and the world, it's not wonderful at all. Make a difference in far-reaching places in need and even right here in the United States. Whether you're looking for a gift for the person who has everything, or you need a class project, ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Why Is Your Passion So Difficult to Find?

    Why Is Your Passion So Difficult to Find?
    How many of us have been told, “Follow your passion,” “Find your passion,” or “Pursue your passion?” What is it about passion? What is it, and why is it so difficult to find? In this instance, I am talking about passion as a strong or extravagant fondness, enthusiasm, or desire for anything. Managing your career guided by your passion, personal preferences, ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Can you REALLY mix style and comfort? How to keep warm in winter and also stay fashionable

    Can you REALLY mix style and comfort? How to keep warm in winter and also stay fashionable
    A couple of seasons ago I invested in a Dolce and Gabbana thick white cardigan covered in silver sequins, but I've worn it only once, as I find it hard to move in it. I have a very thick navy and-white snowflake sweater by Joseph Tricot, but even though I bought it in the late Seventies, I've worn it just two ...
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Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?