Your image can be affected by anything—such as whom you spend most of your time with and how you decorate your office. Watch out for these unintended—and unwanted—signals.
Are you terrorized by your monster PowerPoint deck? If you have a file with more than 30 slides, there are tools you can use to tame the beast. Two ways to make your decks easier to manage:
How much does your employer watch you? Is there a policy about Internet use at your work? How closely is your Internet usage time tracked? What’s normal?
If you treat your employees like they’re invisible, you're asking for trouble. Take these steps to acknowledge people and make them feel important.
How can a leader motivate team members to move them toward mutual goals that enhance productivity? It’s all about team-building exercises. But before you choose an exercise, ask yourself two questions ...
Sometimes it pays to be just “average.” If your deductions line up close to the average for taxpayers in your income category, you’re more likely to fly under the IRS’ radar.
The best leaders listen well, deliver great speeches and show decisiveness when it counts. But that’s not all. Superior leaders demonstrate subtle skills that set them apart.
When employees feel like they belong in an organization, they’ll give you their all. When they feel like outsiders, you’ll only get a half-hearted effort at best. Here are five red flags ...
It’s easy for mistakes to slip into your business writing when you use fancy-sounding phrases without really knowing what you’re saying. Here's a list of 10 tricky words to use with care in your business writing.
It’s getting a lot easier for your most valued employees to find jobs at other companies. And if your retention efforts aren’t better than your competitors’ recruiting, you stand a good chance of losing your star employees.