Take the Lead of Your Career as an At-Home Freelancer

Ever found yourself staring out a window at your full-time job wondering if your skills could land you your first freelance gig? Makeda Waterman, a freelance writer, shares how to build your career as an at-home freelancer.

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How to Make a Difference in a World That’s Changing Faster than Ever

If it’s true that the world is changing faster than ever, how can we adapt and more importantly find work that matters? Jeremy Chandler shares thoughts on Seth Godin’s idea of connection economy.

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Finding Joy: The Unexpected Pleasure of Tidying Up

Clutter — both the physical and mental kind — takes up mental space and weighs us down. What if spending time to clear the clutter and tidy up is the key to finding joy?

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Reducing Tension: The Power of “Help Me Understand”

Things are tense. It shouldn’t surprise us. In a pluralistic society, there will be pressure points. However, starting with “Help me understand” is sure to be a tension-reducer.

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Balancing Health and Work: A Call to Be Kind and Gentle to Ourselves

Sometimes it takes an unexpected emergency to get us to refocus. David Grossman shares how he’s reconsidering balancing health and work this year.

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Embracing Uncertainty: Finding My Voice Without Faking Confidence

Embracing uncertainty can be a scary proposition. Sara Saddington shares how she’s finding her voice without faking confidence.

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A Moment Please: Why We All Need to Take a Minute Occasionally

We get sidetracked all day by emails, texts, phone calls and social media. How much would your productivity improve if you were undisturbed. Maya James shares why it’s important to take a minute occasionally.

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We All Want to Live a Great Story… So Why Don’t We?

Everyone wants to live a great story, but not everyone does. Seeing our lives as a story propels us forward. Here’s how to do that.

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Do You Expect to Find Joy at Work?

Thirty years ago Kate Nasser told friends and family that she wasn’t happy at work. Her admission began her quest to find joy, and these are the lessons she’s learned along the way.

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Why It Matters That Your Best Ideas Come in the Shower

Have you found that your best ideas come in the shower? Here’s why it matters and why in an overstuffed world, space and daydreaming are important.

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You’re a Human Being, Not a Human Doing: 3 Steps to Opt Out of the Rat Race

Has life’s busyness got you ready to opt of out the rat race? Guest writer, Randy Conley, encourages us to remember we are human beings not human doings.

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A Mind Shift: Moving from “Have To” to “Get To”

Sometimes motivation is as simple (and complex) as a mind shift. What if we looked at our to-do lists as all the things we get to do instead of all the things we have to do?

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