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Just Add a Zero Apr. 24, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Ben Feldman is arguably the greatest life insurance salesperson of all time. In his career, he sold ... Read More

Feeling Listless Apr. 11, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I enjoy my job, but I'm not satisfied. I'm not sure what I'm missing, though. I think I'... Read More

Jealousy at Work Stops Work Apr. 11, 2019

At Work

Q: I am in my 30s and have a degree in marketing. I had three people reporting to me at my job, but ... Read More

The Greatest Projects I Never Made (Part 2 of 2) Apr. 05, 2019

Ted Rall

Two weeks ago, I discussed some of the projects and jobs that, for whatever reason, I never got to d... Read More

Managing to Manage Apr. 04, 2019

Work Daze

Just because your slacker mentality and fundamental lack of ability makes you a terrible employee do... Read More

Favoritism to Replace Mentorship Favors All Apr. 04, 2019

At Work

Employees dislike favoritism, especially when they are not the ones receiving favor. It means they a... Read More

He Talks to Impress, Not to Express Mar. 28, 2019

At Work

Q: I work in a legal department where all of the employees are smart. The problem I have is only wit... Read More

Elderly Parents Are Dysfunctional but Dependent Mar. 27, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My parents are both in their 80s and don't get around well anymore. Dad has a history of... Read More

Doubts Mar. 08, 2019

Erick Erickson

I always hesitate to write about personal matters because I get emails and texts from friends and fa... Read More

Pursue Your Modeling Dream, Though Few 'Make It' Feb. 28, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Several family members have told me that I have the physical attributes to be a fashion... Read More

A Word to the Weird Feb. 14, 2019

Work Daze

Let's face it — in the long, twisted road to nowhere that you call your career, you've tried t... Read More

Ten Hours of Sleep Is Sufficient Feb. 11, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16 and love my sleep. Now that I'm on holiday break, I'd like to sleep until noon, ... Read More

Virginia Unreal Feb. 09, 2019

Mark Shields

Politics is not brain surgery; it's not that complicated. Politics is about addition, not subtractio... Read More

Old School Feb. 07, 2019

Work Daze

It's difficult to understand why someone in their 60s or 70s would want to work. Wouldn't it be muc... Read More

Get Happy Jan. 31, 2019

Work Daze

Don't hate me because I'm happy. It isn't because I love my job, or I delight in spending time with... Read More

Networking 101 Jan. 24, 2019

Work Daze

Ha-ha-ha! I'm not laughing at you. I'm laughing at your LinkedIn network. That scraggly bunch of mi... Read More

Sick! Jan. 17, 2019

Work Daze

You're really sick. But do you take a sick day? There are many reasons not to call in sick. Coughin... Read More

Helping a Co-Worker Above and Beyond the Expected Jan. 17, 2019

At Work

Q: Working with others always takes some compromising and negotiating, so as to not be run over or u... Read More

When a Career Is No Longer a Calling Jan. 10, 2019

At Work

Q: I'm a pastor for a Protestant church. When I decided to become a pastor, religion was important i... Read More

Nurturing Womanly Ambition Jan. 09, 2019

Connie Schultz

A few days before my mother died, at age 62, she sat tethered to oxygen in her crowded hospital room... Read More