Successful career development is more than doing a good job. Dressing for success, business writing skills, career networking – all are vitally important.
Business Management Daily’s succinct, workplace-tested career advice is designed to help you position yourself to succeed in your chosen field.
Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, a world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, says it’s never too early to think about self-improvement for the new year … and this year. Understanding one’s personal “line of gratification” is the foundation for sticking to self-improvement goals, he says.
Whether trying to solve a problem or develop new ideas, you need to tap into the creative side of your thinking and free yourself to answer the “what if” questions.
Do you want to change your work life for the better? Then utter these words: “I need your help, please.”
Before you can step into a leadership role, you must first demonstrate to the higher-ups that you’re prepared for the next level. But, how do you do that?
Empower employees closer to the action to handle lower-level questions, problems and decisions. Doing so will offer you more time for long-term projects and upper-level decisions that truly warrant your involvement.
Jasmine Freeman, Vice President at Office Dynamics (@OfficeDynamics), recently shared, on her blog, her top 10 “must follow” admin resources on Twitter.
Selfishness is often seen as a negative quality, but Melissa Deuter, a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center, disagrees. She and another expert offer a few reasons why being selfish can be good for you.
You know this already: It takes confidence to advance. You also know that self-confidence can be hard to hang onto. Luckily, you can learn to feel confident.
Stop underpromising and overdelivering ... Fight stress and anxiety with a trip to an art museum ... Learn to distinguish between smart multitasking and being “on the fast track to burn out.”
Dropping the commute and working from home is a positive perk but not without challenges. Follow these tips to work from home productively: