Lifestyle

Is Working Remotely a Perk or a Curse?

Research suggests that by working remotely, employees are toiling longer hours than those who go to the office. Gabor Nagy, Ph.D., research program manager at Haworth, explains what is happening to the wherever and whenever workforce.

BY David McMillin June 27, 2019

PeopleScience’s Jeff Kreisler Examines Why We Do What We Do

Jeff Kreisler, editor-in-chief of PeopleScience, explains the field of behavioral science and behavioral economics.

BY Michelle Russell June 25, 2019

The Busy Person’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence

The stress of a packed schedule can interfere with the practice of emotional intelligence. BrainAMPED founder Sara Ross has some brain-friendly advice.

BY Barbara Palmer June 24, 2019

Sixth WorldPride Officially Launches June 26 in NYC

New York City rolls out the rainbow carpet for the sixth WorldPride, an international celebration of LGBTQ+ equality hosted, for the first time ever, in the United States.

BY Curt Wagner June 21, 2019

Study Finds Business Travel Boosts Your Creative Brainpower

The results of a new survey reveal that traveling for work paves the way to more than a new destination — it can lead to enhanced creativity and productivity.

BY David McMillin June 18, 2019

What’s Your Airport Practice: On Time Arrival or Delayed Departure?

There are two types of flyers, The Atlantic reports: those who get to the airport early and those who make a mad dash to the gate. Convene’s editors share their approaches. What type of flyer are you?

BY Convene Editors June 4, 2019

Ashton Applewhite: Crusader Against Ageism

In general, people are living and working longer than they have at any time in human history. What if, asks Ashton Applewhite, instead of seeing age — and aging workers — in a negative light, we looked at longevity as the asset that it is?

BY Barbara Palmer May 30, 2019

Retirepreneur Startup Shows Older Workers New Options

After working more than 15 years in events industry, Donna Kastner isn’t slowing down —she’s focusing on new entrepreneurial project for the ‘modern elder.’

BY Curt Wagner May 30, 2019

How Weak Social Ties Can Boost Career Prospects

People who cultivate low-stakes relationships (like with their local coffee shop barista), are more empathetic, less lonely, and more likely to find work because of their larger social circle, some experts argue.

BY Casey Gale May 29, 2019

France’s New Goals? Liberty, Equality, Fraternity — and Sustainability

The nation has emerged as a world leader in promoting sustainable practices — and that includes events industry efforts.

BY Rémi Dévé May 24, 2019

Work-Life Balance: Is it ‘Mission Impossible’?

Event professionals share tips on how they — and their teams — avoid burnout.

BY Kim Benjamin May 15, 2019

Face-to-Face Meetings: An Antidote for Loneliness

Our social ties have frayed so much that public policy and health experts have described loneliness as a worldwide epidemic. But there is a solution for our lonely planet.

BY Barbara Palmer May 4, 2019