Sleep More Than You Work

Sometimes we think improving our relationships at work might come about from us working nonstop, burning that candle from both ends and pounding away through the middle of the night. But that is not necessarily the case, and we end up just being too tired to put up casually and nicely with the things at [Read More…]

Toxic Team Time

There is nothing worse than having a team that is so full of potential except for one particular individual. But a lot of times, that’s how teams go. You can’t get rid of the person with the negative, “Debbie Downer” attitude because you need their particular skill set. So what can you do? Well, you [Read More…]

Conquering Our Misunderstandings

One of the greatest barriers in office relationships and politics is the issue of misunderstanding people. We are constantly engaging in conversations with others, and a lot times that leads us to read into situations. When we do this, we are in danger of actually misreading a circumstance and thus end up in a larger [Read More…]

Keep Your Toolbox Stocked

Here’s a great article on how to work with other people on a team project. This is an important aspect of office relationships and politics because it gets to the core of what you are doing in and around your job. It relates to you as a person and how you interact with other people, [Read More…]

Office Relations

Office politics can be tricky to navigate at times. A lot of it has to do with personality and interactions with your co-workers. Today we have some sure fire ways to help you navigate those relationships a bit more efficiently and effectively. And the suggestions are simple, starting with listening…be slow to speak, and quick [Read More…]

The Best Work-Life Companies to Work For

These days, there’s so many opportunities to work for companies that allow you to achieve a work-life balance, that you really have to wonder which ones are actually worth attempting. Technology allows us to work from home, or anywhere for that matter, which is why companies that prioritize work-life balance have become increasingly attractive to [Read More…]

How to Deal With Student Loan Debt

The amount of student loan debt for Millennials is astounding, and the consequences are only just beginning to brew. According to the data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, the class of 2015 is the most indebted class in American history. For starters, the average student borrowing [Read More…]