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Life Got You Stumped? Here’s How to Make The Right Decision in 4 Easy Steps

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Most of us start making decisions the moment we wake up each day: Hit the snooze button or rise and shine? Eggs or cereal? Is that third cup of coffee really a good idea?

And the need to reach resolutions only continues once we step foot in the office.

While choosing cereal over eggs or going for that third cup of coffee (I had a feeling you would) may not be the make-or-break decisions in our day, the choices we make at work can have a big impact on our productivity, our professional relationships, and ultimately, our success.

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10 Songs To Keep You Motivated at Work

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We all have bad days. Even at a job you love, long hours and tedious procedures can get you down. Sometimes, there’s no better way to get rid of those workday blues than listening to your favorite music to reinvigorate your sense of purpose. Here are 10 songs that are sure to get your head bopping and hands typing.

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Help! I Don’t Know How to Do My Job

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We’ve all dealt with fear and anxiety surrounding our work. Whether you’ve just landed a new position or are simply dealing with expanded aspects of your role, you may be experiencing feelings of ineptitude. Fear not! There are lots of ways to deal when you’re feeling out of your league.

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Crave Purpose at Work? Aaron Hurst Helps You Find It In New Book, “The Purpose Economy”

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Pro-bono guru and Taproot Foundation founder Aaron Hurst discusses how we’re transitioning from the Information Economy to the Purpose Economy. Read on for tips on how to find a more meaningful and purposeful career.

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Moving Up and Freaking Out? 3 Ways to Deal With a Promotion

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Professional advancement can be a hard-won accomplishment that takes months or years of planning and patience to achieve. Alternately, it can appear suddenly—like a stealthy Ninja Godmother—catching you off guard with a leg-sweep of success.

Either way, if you’ve recently taken a step up the career ladder, you may be experiencing a mixture of excitement and dread. The air can sometimes feel a little thinner while you’re adjusting to the change in altitude—but don’t panic.  Do your best to take a deep breath; there are strategies and resources to help you deal with the transition until you’ve managed to acclimate.

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