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Beat Boredom at Work with These Small Tweaks

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Repetition and routine can be great professional stabilizers, creating a strong foundation for a well-balanced career. But sometimes, following the same routine day in and day out can leave you feeling, well, bored. So my advice to you is to beat the boredom before it happens! It never hurts to be proactive and incorporate some […]

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Too Much on Your Plate at Work? Try This

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This time of year, our calendars are often full from morning to night. And through it all, we’re given lots of advice on how to avoid spreading ourselves too thin: Don’t volunteer to bake cookies for robotics, host your boss and her family for dinner, and agree to watch your neighbor’s kid every Saturday morning […]

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4 Tools for Effective Long-Distance Teamwork

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Teamwork used to be a roomful of professionals sitting around a conference table. No more. Digital collaboration tools mean your next social-impact project team could consist of a volunteer in rural Mozambique on a laptop hooked to a cellphone and a car battery, a development professional in Singapore in an air-conditioned office with high-speed internet, […]

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5 Ways to Make the Most of the Holiday Slowdown

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AAA predicts that nearly 107.3 million Americans will travel over this year’s year-end holidays—the largest number on record. And those numbers are typically higher around the year-end holidays, especially between Christmas and New Year’s Day. But what about the rest of us who stay closer to home? If you’re not planning to hit the road, […]

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