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Conflict Can Destroy You

Posted on December 7, 2013 in Your Career

Or it can make you great by Christine Corelli Conflict exists almost anywhere you work, and its causes are many. Trying to ignore the conflict or stewing about it can wreak havoc on your personal and professional life. But finding ways to defuse or manage […]

In a Work Rut?

Posted on December 6, 2013 in Get More Done

Here’s how to pull yourself out of it by Tony Valdivieso Get up the same time every morning, get through the commute to the office, sit at the same desk, see the same people. No wonder you probably feel like you’re in a rut — at […]

When Meetings Go Stale

Posted on November 11, 2013 in Features

A fresh approach to reviving your meetings by Jeff Musall You’ve taken part in a meeting and walked out an hour later having accomplished nothing. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there. Now it’s your turn to deliver the latest numbers on last month’s trade show […]

Good Skills Gone Bad

Posted on November 9, 2013 in Your Career

Career strengths that can become liabilities by Taylor DuPuy If you’ve been in your job for awhile, you’ve developed certain skills and talents to become more effective and efficient. And that’s a good thing. But unless you’re careful about how manage these assets, they can adversely […]

How to Make Your Presentations Really Powerful

Posted on November 8, 2013 in Your Career

Watch your bad boss in action by Gretchen Barton If you have a bad boss, you’ve probably groused about him or her more than once, and rightfully so. But, hard as it may to believe, someone like this can actually be good to have around if […]

Shut Up and Listen

Posted on October 6, 2013 in Get More Done

And other advice for first-time leaders by Scott McDowell – 99u.com Being put into a leadership position for the first time can be exciting, empowering and downright scary. Your initial response may be to go in with guns blazing, loaded with great ideas and telling […]

Say what?

Posted on October 5, 2013 in Get More Done

How to effectively tailor workplace communication by Kelly Gregorio – Career Builder As a professional, you’re probably skilled in communication. But sometimes, getting your point across to others can prove difficult. Why? There’s no one right way to speak to every person, because individuals communicate […]

Want a Competitive Edge at Work?

Posted on September 12, 2013 in Your Career

Eight workplace trends you need to know about by Judy A. Jenner – The WorkBuzz Over the past 20 years, the workplace has changed in numerous ways. Attitudes have changed; technologies have evolved and changed the way people work. Even the corporate culture has morphed […]

Are You as Fascinating as You Think?

Posted on August 19, 2013 in Your Career

7 signs you’re the office bore by Gretchen Rubin – aol.com Every workplace has one — the office bore. Most people don’t just walk away from this individual; they’re polite and feign interest until they can come up with an excuse to extricate themselves. In […]

Looking to Get Ahead at Work?

Posted on July 8, 2013 in Your Career

Five things you have to do to get the “corner office” by Catherine Conlan – monster.com In the ideal world, you’d do everything required of you at work to the best of your abilities, and one fine day, your boss would hand you a promotion. […]

Distracted at Work?

Posted on July 6, 2013 in Get More Done

Seven strategies to help you stay focused by Laurence Roy Stains – Men’s Health At work, there are countless things that can interrupt your day: emails, phone calls, coworkers and more. But when you have a desk full of things to get done, you have […]

Hiding Out During Those Business Meetings?

Posted on June 14, 2013 in Your Career

Eight ways to show off your speaking skills by Jeff Wuorio – microsoft.com Almost every company or department has a weekly or at least a monthly meeting, where the troops are brought together to discuss old and new business. You may be tempted to sit […]

Watch Your Mouth

Posted on May 13, 2013 in Your Career

Six things to never say at work by Beth Braccio Hering – CareerBuilder Sometimes, what you say can be as important as what you do at work. Saying the right things can improve your professional image and help lead to a promotion. But saying the […]