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How to Create Connections as a Remote Worker or Freelancer

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Remote work has its share of perks—pajamas!—but it has its challenges too, and isolation can be one of the toughest. Professionals in the social-impact sphere are passionate about the work they do, and for good reason. It’s important, fulfilling work. But it also takes an emotional toll, and if you work in an office full […]

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Tips for the Overtalker

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It happens to the best of us: you lose your train of thought mid-sentence—and then realize your conversation partner doesn’t seem interested at all. What you do next is key. If you prefer to keep talking, that’s not surprising. After all, our brains get a buzz from talking—especially about ourselves. But know that if you’re […]

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Not Fooling Around | How to Keep Your Cool with 4 Difficult Coworkers

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Awkward office dynamics may at times seem laughable, but difficult coworker relationships are no joke. Here are our suggestions for keeping the peace if you regularly find your patience—and your productivity—being put to the test. 1. The chatty Charlie You’re racing to meet a deadline, but your cubicle mate is regaling you with their take on […]

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New Job? Here’s How to Read Your Organization’s Culture

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In your first few weeks at a new job, you’re going to learn everything you need to know about HR policies, workflow expectations, and priorities (hopefully). But one thing you probably won’t get a handle on quite as quickly is your new organization’s culture. You won’t learn it from reading a memo, and a misunderstanding […]

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