Apple’s CEO Encourages Everyone to Speak Up at Work (and Elsewhere)

It’s incredibly easy to follow the status quo, but we have to try harder to do the difficult work. This was the theme of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s commencement speech at Duke University. Here's why you should question how things are done and speak up at work, even if it's scary to do so.

The Classic Career Advice You Shouldn’t Forget, According to Oprah

Oprah threw out some serious wisdom to the 2018 class at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s recent commencement ceremony. Here's her number one tip for graduates—and everyone else, too—for having a successful career (not quite unlike her own).

How Everyone Can Make Work Better for Women, According to Michelle Obama

Former First Lady Michelle Obama knows we have a long way to go before racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination disappear from American society—and from our offices. Obama recently shared some of her hopes—and some concrete advice—at The United State of Women Summit 2018 in Los Angeles.

You Need to Enter This Contest if You’ve Ever Thought About Hosting a Podcast

Squarespace and Gimlet Creative are running a contest in May where you can enter to host and produce your own mini-series podcast. So, if that's ever been your dream, this is a great way to pick up a side gig you've been dying to start.

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.

7 Ways to Green Your Desk Routine

No time to save the environment during the workday? Think again with these 7 ways to green your desk routine.

Frances McDormand’s Oscars Speech Proved That Real Leaders Help Others Succeed

When Frances McDormand won the 2018 Oscar for best actress, she used her moment in the spotlight to recognize all the female nominees in the room and to encourage people to use their influence to increase diversity in Hollywood. Her speech demonstrated a key trait of great leaders: helping others.

This Job Seeker’s Viral LinkedIn Video Proves Taking a Risk Pays Off

As you know, job searching can be frustrating—and we all unwind from it in different ways. Well, Page Kemna wrote a song about her job search, and it ended up blowing up on LinkedIn. Here's how she got the idea, how people reacted, and what she's doing now to land a role she loves.

How to Turn Strong Performers Into Champions, According to Olympic Coaches (Who Actually Do That)

Good managers are a lot like coaches. And what better way to become a better one than taking tips from Olympic coaches? These people have worked with the likes of Michael Phelps and Simone Biles, so they know how to motivate champions. Here's what you can learn from them.

5 Ways to Calm Your Nerves, According to Olympic Athletes

From job interviews to big presentations, you know you need to calm your nerves and be as poised and professional as possible. But, that's easier said than done. Five different Olympic athletes provide their own tips and tricks to squelch anxiety and perform at their very best.