Ever been told that you’re “too sensitive” or “too emotional” or that you need “real facts to support a feeling” at work? Yeah, you’re not alone. Amy Stanton (founder of Stanton & Co, a company built to promote female athletes) and Catherine Connors (former EIC of Babble.com) wrote a entire book — The Feminine Revolution — on how to take 21 feminine traits that are perceived as weak and reframe them as powerful tools that should be embraced rather than maligned. To, which we say, HELL YEAH. Below, Amy and Catherine (who we love so much that we’re having them on…

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A fat salary can be hard to turn down, but there are many other factors to consider when pursuing a career. After all, at one point or another most of us will leave one job to explore another. Higher earning potential can send many of us looking for new jobs, but there are instances when it makes more sense to make less. 1. You’re Changing Careers If you hate your field or want to pursue another industry, a smaller paycheck may be in your future. Changing careers requires you to gain the skills and credentials necessary in order to participate…

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At the turn of the 20th century, the eight-hour workday was a triumph for labor activists. Prior to this set schedule, laborers often faced little pay, harsh working conditions, and exhausting hours. While the eight-hour workday came out of a humanitarian labor movement and uplifted the Industrial Revolution, it has been left largely unchanged for more than a century. Perhaps we can create a more efficient, positive work environment if we consider factors that fall outside of the rigid eight-hour workday, like our circadian rhythm, location, and investment of time. Let’s discuss allll that, shall we? Circadian Rhythm The body’s…

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