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  • On-the-Job Mind Control Techniques
    Want to become paranoid? Read this article. Never again will you assume that somebody said "thank you" because they're nice or have good manners. From now on, you'll have to wonder if they're trying to control your behavior with positive reinforcement.
  • When the Imposter in the Office Is You
    Sometimes seemingly successful people suffer from imposter syndrome, which is the belief that one's accomplishments are due to breaks or good luck, instead of natural talent and learned skill.
  • 3 Ways to Use Social Psychology to Get Ahead
    The more you understand people, the easier it becomes to give them what they want, and set them up to give you what you want. Use social psychology to your advantage in the workplace.
  • How to Deal With a Jealous Coworker

    What is it about the office environment that brings out the mean girl (or boy) in some people? Years after we've graduated from high school, we still sometimes have to put up with juvenile behavior from our coworkers.

  • How to Deal With Office Frenemies

    It's harder to avoid frenemies at work than it is in your personal life. The combination of forced proximity and the natural interdependence of colleagues trying to get stuff done makes them almost impossible to avoid.

  • Read This Now to Get What You Want
    Every good salesperson knows how to talk in order to get customers to make a purchase. The same techniques are useful in any arena in life when you want something from someone else -- for example, a new benefit or a raise at work.
  • Workplace Bullies Are More Successful Than You
    Psychology Today has an interesting series on the benefits and, believe it or not, pitfalls of empathy. Contrary to what you might think, it turns out that being obnoxious is an effective way of being more productive and getting ahead.
  • Early Bird vs. Night Owl: Who Gets the Worm?
    Working late again tonight? You might want to reconsider. A new study shows that being a night owl could be the reason why you struggle to find balance in life.
  • Biggest Work Complaints by Generation

    What would you change about your job, if you could? If you said that you wish you made more money, you're in good company: every age group in our Generations at Work survey, from Baby Boomers to Gen Y, agrees with you.

  • 3 Tips For Effective Workplace Communication
    Ever feel like you are talking to a brick wall at work? These three tips may help you effect change and save your breath.
  • Nurturing a Career vs. Nurturing the Kids: Which Grass Is Greener?
    Many parents, women especially, believe they would be happier if they ditched their full-time jobs to stay at home with the kids. But is the grass really greener on the other side?
  • Color Me Productive: The Best Colors to Paint Your Office Walls
    No more light gray or beige office spaces. Color experts have much to say about how the colors you choose for your office affects your work productivity, and they don't recommend going for blah.
  • Stop Stressing Out at Work
    Workers stress out, worry about whether they are good enough, and suffer anxiety over work-related issues. Funny how changing your outlook on life can make a huge difference.
  • White House Scandal: When Work and Social Media Don't Mix
    Some people just don't get that misuse of social media can be a serious career-ender. Look at the most recent case of career suicide involving one of the White House's internal staff members getting canned for inappropriate tweets over the course of nearly three years.
  • So You Used to Work at Home: How to Return to the Office

    Companies like Yahoo! and HP are either canceling or severely curtailing their work-at-home policies, which leaves some former WAHers struggling to adapt to the office environment.

  • Cycle While You Work

    Cycle While You Work
    We have all heard of one of the latest fads in work spaces, the standing desk. "Active workstations" are the next trend in moving while you work.
  • Are Working Parents Bigger Slackers Than 'Childless' Workers?
    Or should people just mind their own business? A recent study by a North Carolina company found that, with or without children, workers should probably just worry about their own work performance, for a change.
  • How Your Cellphone Could Ruin Your Career
    The habit of checking cellphones is compulsive for many -- and it can get in the way of their careers.
  • Your Smartphone Is Hurting You
    We often talk about the social consequences of being glued to our devices. The physical consequences, however, are just as damaging and sinister.
  • 3 Women Who Invented the Modern Office

    Although you probably don't think about it very often, your workplace is a monument to technology and invention. Without creative thinkers to connect the dots and imagine a more comfortable, productive future, we wouldn't have chairs to sit in or lights to toil under.