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Work-Life Balance

Is It the Winter Blues or Something More?

Depression is a serious illness and—unlike the winter blues—it stays with you, no matter the temperature and amount of sunlight outside. Please be aware of the signs of depression. Are you feeling any of these?

Marcia Pennington Shannon - January 24, 2012

It Doesn’t Go Without Saying

Here on the cusp of the biggest holiday week of the year, it seems nearly everything that needs to be said already has been: "Seasons greetings!" "Happy Hanukkah!" "Merry Christmas!" "Thank you!" "Best wishes for the new year!" "Don't forget ...

The Editors - December 22, 2011

Business Development Burnout: The Last Straw

Our interview with the partner was scheduled for 2 p.m. She arrived at 2:45 p.m., apparently not knowing what she was doing in the room or why we were there (even though we had met and shared an agenda only a week ago). As we started to sit, she ...

Jeffrey Morgan - November 17, 2011

Need a Change?

Do you have that nagging feeling you’re just not enjoying your work as much as you used to? Are Sunday evenings beginning to weigh on you because you know you’re going back to work Monday morning? You might be ready for a change. Change can come ...

Marcia Pennington Shannon - November 14, 2011

A Very Mellow Holiday

Here it comes. That most wonderful, awful time of year. The pressure is on to serve the perfect turkey. Someone down the hall just mentioned she’s finished her Christmas shopping. And then there’s the office party. Well, starting this week, ...

The Editors - November 11, 2011

Signs It Might be Time to Quit

How do you know when it is time to quit … your job, your client, your firm, your relationship, your diet — or even your dream? While many of us grew up to the tune of “quitters never win and winners never quit,” we know that’s not ...

Joan Feldman - October 19, 2011

Your Daily Horoscope: Take Charge of Your Destiny

I read my horoscope this morning and here’s what it said: “Letting nature take its course is not advised. Passivity will bring unfavorable results. Take charge of your destiny.” You needn't be a Virgo (as I am) to see the good sense in that. ...

Marcia Pennington Shannon - October 12, 2011

Supercharge Your Brain by Going Offline

Have you noticed that your ability to concentrate has been on the wane over the past couple of years? As is it turns out, it’s not your imagination. For the 24-7 connected among us, the scatter is real. The good news is that good habits with ...

Larry Port - July 21, 2011

Slow Down

Today the Friday Five takes time to relax and explore the emerging idea of slowing down—economically, politically, agriculturally, gastronomically, even musically. Is anything so important today that you should strip your gears and burn rubber? ...

The Editors - June 17, 2011

Looking at Pictures

It’s Friday, and the end of a very long week. Let’s just kick back, cool off  and have a little intellectual fun learning the easy way: through pictures! 1. Visualize Health. First up, compare and contrast health conditions and risk factors in ...

The Editors - June 10, 2011