5 Ways the New Gmail Could Make You More Productive at Work (Yes, We Said New!)

It’s been years since Gmail got any drastic design changes. So it's not surprising to see all the excitement over the recent announcement about major updates. The new features could help you declutter your inbox, snooze emails for later, and use Calendar, Keep, and Tasks without clicking away.

Not-So-Great News: Your FOMO Is Making You Spend More of Your Paycheck on Insta Likes

In one recent study from insurance company Allianz Life, 55% of millennials reported experiencing FOMO. And 57% say they unexpectedly spent money because of something they saw on social media. Here's how to not let yours get in the way of budgeting and saving.

I Didn’t Check My Email Until 11:00 AM for a Week—Here’s What I Learned

I don’t do morning routines. The only thing I do every day is groggily roll over and check my email. According to everything I’ve ever read on the subject, that's terrible for your productivity. So I vowed that for one week, I wouldn’t look at my inbox until 11:00 AM. I could survive. Right?

4 Phrases to Shut Down Unsolicited Advice From Your Co-workers

Sometimes we want advice from our colleagues. Other times, we desperately want them to stop talking, leave us alone, and trust us to handle things on our own. Yelling at them to shut up probably won’t do you any favors, nor will ignoring the situation. Instead, try these four phrases on for size.

11 Google Drive Tricks That’ll Make Your Life That Much Easier

Fun fact: Google Drive launched only six years ago—and yet you probably don’t remember what your life was like without it. Even if you’ve only got a few dozen docs there, these 11 tips, tricks, and tools will help you manage them better—and faster.

This Is the Right Way to Apologize When You’ve Messed Up

You probably say sorry at work a fair amount. And that’s because you probably make mistakes that entail apologies. That’s just part of being a co-worker. Here are the steps to a sincere, professional, and respectable apology if you want to avoid looking bad.

This Is How You Follow Up After You Send a Rude Email (Template Included!)

Your short fuse got the better of you, and you ended up sending a rude email to someone who really didn't deserve it. What now? How can you backpedal—without major damage to your reputation? Send this follow-up message to apologize for your slightly overdramatic response.

3 Phrases to Avoid if You Want Your Constructive Criticism to Be Heard

Offering constructive criticism can be almost as tough as hearing it. There's a thin tightrope to walk between providing the necessary feedback and coming off as rude or condescending. Fortunately, staying away from these three common phrases will help you be supportive—rather than smug.

3 Phrases to Avoid if You Want Your Constructive Criticism to Be Heard

Offering constructive criticism can be almost as tough as hearing it. There's a thin tightrope to walk between providing the necessary feedback and coming off as rude or condescending. Fortunately, staying away from these three common phrases will help you be supportive—rather than smug.

7 Unexpected Ways to Boost Your Creativity (Even if You Think You Have None)

Stuck in a creative rut at work and not sure how to get out of it? Check out these seven quick tips, backed by science, to help get your creative juices flowing—from reading more fiction to creating content to taking a nap (seriously).