By Erika Mailman Portland is a city so steeped in individuality that a TV show lovingly poking fun at it has lasted eight seasons: the hilarious, Emmy-winning Portlandia. Visiting Portland provides a chance to be a little offbeat, so branch out and try a new cuisine...

Dear DW, A colleague once told me she felt offended whenever someone says “God bless you.” How can I make sure I’m respectful of religious etiquette in the workplace? Signed, Asking in good faith Dear Asking, First of all, it’s against the law to treat a person unfavorably because of...

If you lived and worked in the United States in the 1800s, chances are you worked a good 70 hours per week. The average workweek* has steadily decreased for the general population, but if you’re in senior leadership, you’re probably still burning the midnight oil. In 2006,...

Stress can put a wrinkle in your productivity and your health. Try these science-backed cures to keep yourself feeling calm. Take a lunchtime stroll in a park. Spending time in green spaces can lower the stress response. If you can’t take time off to go hiking, try...

By Kyana Moghadam Located on the edge of Lake Michigan and surrounded by rivers, Milwaukee was shaped by its nearby bodies of water—one reason it became the beer capital of the United States. To get to the heart of the city, look no farther than the Milwaukee...

T [caption id="attachment_8792" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photography of hot coffee in a retro alarm clock.[/caption] aking a break isn’t slacking; it’s critical to success. These downtime suggestions backed by science will help you work smarter and get more out of your day. Drink your coffee in the break room. A change...

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