Research shows prevention is still the No. 1 way to reduce stress, beating out even exercise and meditation. Stop the stress from happening in the first place. Here are three ways:
Lady Gaga, Madonna, Michael Jackson, or Elvis … we can learn a lot from these pop culture icons. I’m not suggesting you wear a dress made of meat, highlight body parts with tassels or moon dance between cubicles. Yet, here are four lessons pop culture icons can teach us:
Office politics doesn’t have to be manipulative or sleazy. In fact, it’s one of the most direct, smart and savvy ways to make your mark with those that count. Here are three rules to win the game of office politics.
I recently read an article in Inc. magazine about the “5 Qualities of Remarkable Bosses.” As someone niched in training administrative professionals, I feel strongly about adapting these skills to grow everyone’s career.
When you hear “negotiation,” what comes to mind? When I ask this question at seminars, women often respond: men in suits arguing and yelling; buying a car; attorneys. When I ask how many women enjoy negotiating, only a few hands go up. Yet in reality, women are born to negotiate.
Here are six common communication mistakes that people—especially professional women—make in the workplace, according to communications consultant and Business Management Daily contributor, Colette Carlson:
Everyone is expected to do more with less and the only way we’re going to survive and thrive is to stop at 80% and then move to the next task.
When you’re thrust into working environments, you deal with all sorts of people on a daily basis. If you don’t get along with some of them, the hours can drag on. If these people are your bosses, the days can seem like torture. Here’s how to manage your manager.
Have you been taught to “sandwich” constructive criticism between two positive statements? I think this is a distasteful way of delivering feedback and here’s why:
Personnel changes can occur quickly and abruptly. So it makes sense to obtain letters of recommendations before you need them.