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Santa Ed at a mall in 2017.

I accidentally stumbled upon a gig playing Santa, and 17 years later here’s what the role has taught me

When Ed Taylor's friend had to call in sick from his job as Santa, Ed stepped in. Since then, he's learned the power of the 'Christmas spirit.'
Chris Litster.

I worked for 25 years before taking an 11-month career break, and realized you can get the same mindset without a sabbatical. Here are 5 things I lear...

Chris Litster is now the CEO of Buildium. But before he took that role, he decided to take some time off.
There's no magic age.

When should you tell your child the truth about Santa? A psychotherapist weighs in.

It's inevitable that your kids will ask questions or be curious. You can be honest while still preserving the Christmas magic, says expert Amy Morin.
Krista Federow.

A super quick, 8-step checklist to fill out on Friday that will make coming in on Monday that much easier

Setting aside just 15 minutes on Friday afternoon can go a long way toward starting the next week off on the right foot.
It's possible to save Instagram stories to your iPhone or Android phone in a few different ways.

3 mistakes that could be hindering your influencer marketing this holiday season, according to an influencer strategist

Expert Jenny Beres says people never actually ask for the sale, they think one post will be enough, and they don't give influencers enough direction.
Ben Waber.

Parental leave isn’t just policy at my company — it’s a huge part of our culture, and here’s how

Having a great parental leave policy on paper isn't enough. Leadership needs to create a culture of taking it.
Erin Hatzikostas.

5 big problems I see with women’s conferences, and how we can fix them to actually fight gender inequality

I've attended over 25 conferences, and too often the women that the conference is meant to support are sucked into volunteering hours to plan it.
Alexandra Davis and Ryan Gleason in Cusco, Peru.

We quit our corporate jobs to start a full-time coaching business on the road. Here are 4 unexpected ways travel has been crucial to our success.

Alexandra Davis and Ryan Gleason found themselves stuck in the grind in the United States. So they packed everything up and went to Ecuador.
"The Amazon Management System: The Ultimate Digital Business Engine That Creates Extraordinary Value for Both Customers and Shareholders."

Jeff Bezos’ philosophy for Amazon is that it’s always ‘Day 1’ — here’s what that means and why it works

As the business grows, the once-nimble startups inevitably fall into the trap of slowness, rigidity, and risk aversion. Bezos wants to prevent that.

4 ways to stop checking your email so frequently

Over checking your email could not only be distracting, but it's also costly for your employer. These strategies can help.