Work & Career
They say you spend over a third of your life working, so you might as well love what you do. Whether you are loving every second of work, searching for a new career, or just trying to make the workday a little more bearable—Reader’s Digest is here with the tips, tools, and strategies to help you get to work.
What Is the Oxford Comma—And Why Can’t the Grammar World Agree on Whether to Use It?
Who gives a darn about an Oxford comma?
13 Things Librarians Won’t Tell You (But Every Reader Needs to Know)
Avoid late fees, get the most out of your library card, and find out what's really in those book drops.
6 Tricks Speed Readers Use to Pick Up the Pace and Learn More
The average reading speed is around 300 words per minute. With these tips, you can look forward to tripling that.
11 Ways the Most Productive People Handle Their Emails
Even though it’s meant as a tool for productivity, email end up as nothing more than a distraction. Productivity expert...
5 Times Paper Is Way Better Than Digital
Here's when to skip the impulse to reach for your phone or laptop and pick up a pen instead.
Do You Have Grit? This 3-Question Mini Quiz Can Tell You
Forget optimism, charisma, or emotional intelligence. Do you have the #1 trait that you really need to get ahead?
5 Geniuses with Serious Procrastination Problems
Have trouble making yourself begin a project? Don't worry: you're in brilliant company.
Successful Leaders Have These 5 Mantras Memorized
Learn powerful principles to help you think like an elite warrior and lead and succeed at work, at home, and...
How to Crush 6 of Your Weakest Habits
Learn the powerful principles and mental exercises to help you think like an elite warrior and lead and succeed at...
RD Interview: Malcolm Gladwell Explains the Truth About Underdogs
Malcolm Gladwell casts doubt on the cult of the powerful, asserting that David can still beat Goliath.
Small Business Advice from the Honest Tea CEO
Seth Goldman, the CEO of Honest Tea, shares four lessons learned on his way to brewing up a big success.