Idyllic places to escape to if the world ends

Wars, oil shortages, global warming, economic collapse, maybe even nuclear bombs. All of it seems unlikely, but don’t you want to be prepared? If you have to go planes, trains and automobiles to head for safety, where should you go if the world ends?

Psychological tricks to help get what you want

The art of persuasion is a subtle, complex discipline which requires skill. However, there are a few psychological tricks you can employ to help.

Learn 3 ways to tie your scarf, keep warm and look good

Besides a warm winter coat — and polar bear repellent — a scarf is a gentleman’s best defence against the Canadian elements. But a scarf is much more than just frostbite protection. Tying it the right way can add boatloads of charm and personality to…

Infographic: 16 signs your co-workers secretly hate you

Did Susan from marketing just roll her eyes at you? Maybe you’re constantly forgotten about when it comes to after-hours social events? Or are there post-it notes detailing your gruesome death on your computer each morning? All of these are signs that your co-workers might secretly hate you.

How career choices and your personality type relate

Have you ever wondered if your personality type affects where you land a job or end up in a certain field? Did you know that your personality type can predict how much money you’ll make, how many people you’ll supervise, even if you’ll like your…

Infographic: The five levels of business attire

Believe it or not, dressing for work is a tricky business and many people actually do it wrong. In fact, picking the proper business attire doesn’t depend solely on your rank in the company, but your age and the type or work you do as…

Discover the most popular summer shoe styles for men

When it comes to warm-weather shoe styles, it’s all about keeping cool—in every sense of the word. But even though some styles are off the table, options abound.

What not to say on your first day at work

You’ve searched for the job, made it through all of the interviews and referencing to finally land that exciting new job. Now you just have to make it through the first day. It’s natural to want to be liked, to impress, or fit in quickly. However,…

Scientifically proven ways to flirt better

Are you looking to flirt someone special? Exactly how do we signal our sexual interest and intent in each other? It may seem trivialized, but the coquettish behaviour indulged in by men and women alike is actually vital for our general health and reproductive fitness.

Phone etiquette rules every pro should know

Do you have to deal with clients or customers on the phone? With so much attention being placed on online communication, whether it’s via email and social media, phone etiquette is becoming a lost art. However, answering the phone is still a big part of the…

Infographic: How to win any argument

One of life’s more difficult emotional situations is an argument. Whether it’s with someone you love, despise, or don’t even know, conflict can get your blood boiling. Some people go to great lengths to avoid conflict of any kind, while others are just itching to give…

Infographic: Handshakes around the world

Most people understand that you have one chance to make a first impression. How you give your handshakes and/or greetings are part of that impression. Giving handshakes, however simple it sounds, can mean serious business, especially when different cultures have their own rules about how…
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