So you want everything that comes with making the big time in the working world? That includes the kind of introspection that makes a lot of people nervous. Pour yourself a glass of something nice right now and find a comfortable chair in a quiet place—no matter how close you are to the top, you need to ask yourself each of these questions.
Ready to become a slightly different person than the one who walked in the door this morning? Let’s go from head to toe, stem to stern, and give you a 9-point leadership tune-up to shape your image into something a little more impactful than the job title etched on your door.
Overwhelmed by the expectations of superiors to keep the money rolling in, it’s easy for managers to begin to overlook little ethical lapses. But where does it lead?
It doesn’t take much for even the smallest and shortest meeting to go off the rails … and even put a damper on the ones that come afterward.
Not everyone is a brilliant orator, but it only takes a few words—precisely timed and honestly delivered—to truly command attention and respect. Here are eight phrases totaling less than 40 words. Use them and you’ll stick in people’s minds long after you’ve left the room.
In the day-to-day grind just to keep up, it’s easy to let the workplace grow stale, and that’s how good ideas get stifled and employees get burned out. Take this self-audit to find out if your organization is pushing hard enough to keep the experience of working there fresh and open to innovation, both on a professional and personal level.
If you spent an hour and a half each day in the office doing something you hated and that stressed you out, you’d think about looking for another job. But day after day, most of us suffer through joyless commutes of aggravating lengths, and merely throw our hands into the air helplessly: What’s to be done? Actually, plenty.
Everyone wants to swear there are better forms of communication in the office that will boost your team to miraculous collaborations. Don’t bet on it.
Businesses are often reluctant to shell out as much as they should for digital security. But what if it can be shown to actually make money?
How many of these would have made you toss a résumé into the trash without a second thought, possibly ensnaring you in a legal problem?