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Finding Your Romantic Soul Mate

Brandon Smith - Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 4:50am

I had every intention of kicking off this series with a post on the “signs that you don’t love your job.” When I announced this plan, perched at my kitchen table a few nights ago, I looked over at my wife and she was...

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WORKING: Merged

Joshua Stewart - Friday, February 22, 2013 - 5:16am

American Airlines and U.S. Airways are getting hitched. So are Office Depot and OfficeMax. Those have been high-profile mergers announced in the last 10 days, but these deals happen all the time on a smaller scale. And...

'I Don't Love My Job'

Brandon Smith - Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 9:47am

Are you in love with your job? Perhaps you are simply in “like” with your job. Then again, you might just be hanging around until something better comes along secretly hating every soul-killing moment your at the office...

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WORKING: Be Happy, Make More

Joshua Stewart - Friday, February 15, 2013 - 9:18am

The old Beatles tune “Can’t Buy Me Love” keeps rolling around my head as I think about this week’s segment with workplace expert Brandon Smith. It’s not quite what we’re talking about, but the sentiment is right. A...

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WORKING: The Weight Of Leadership

Joshua Stewart - Friday, February 8, 2013 - 6:33am

Angling for the corner office might mean angling for the gym and the salad bar, too. Recruiters say they’re now paying attention to potential executives’ overall health in addition to their professional qualifications....

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WORKING: Calling In Sick

Brandon Smith - Friday, February 1, 2013 - 7:02am

The flu is no fun. I can attest to this fact after becoming one of the statistics quoted all over the news lately about the severity of this year’s flu season. I caught the flu in the first days of January and it took...

Setting 'No' Goals

Brandon Smith - Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 1:59pm

If you looked at the title of this post for more than .5 seconds, then you might be thinking to yourself “wait a minute. I thought you said at the beginning of this month that you hated the ‘no goal’ philosophy.” If...

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WORKING: Work Friends

Joshua Stewart - Friday, January 25, 2013 - 6:58am

Developing friendships at the office often works to everyone’s advantage: research shows you’ll feel more engaged and it can help teams and departments function more effectively. But consider this: what would happen if...

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Setting The Right Relationship Goals

Brandon Smith - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 9:53am

Every year I pick out one relationship that I want to improve. Sometimes it’s a work relationship. Other times it’s a relationship with a family member. Regardless, I set a specific relationship goal for the year. Some...

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WORKING: 'Thank You'

Joshua Stewart - Friday, January 18, 2013 - 6:54am

We interact with dozens of people in our working lives. Maybe hundreds. Some of those folks regularly help us or are there to hear our ideas and encourage our career growth. Some have sent business or clients or new...

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