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.
A new University of Southern California study says brain processing speed increases from 5% to 20% when people are standing compared to sitting.
Research shows overconfidence can raise your status even if you don’t have the skills to back it up. A paper on the subject by Jessica Kennedy of Vanderbilt University and Cameron Anderson and Don Moore of UC Berkeley attempts to explain this phenomenon.
Most of us have had periods at work where it seems all we’re doing is putting out fires and dealing with interruptions. But when those occasional periods turn into everyday experience, it can lead quickly to burnout. Take this quiz and see how well you cope.
Focusing on bad feelings and experiences from the past can be a barrier to your present and future success. So, how do you stop it?
If you’re shy, standoffish, awkward or all three, it will put a damper on your ability to get ahead. Try these tips from Barbara Pachter to let your guard down a little and be more approachable.
When you’re ready to make personal improvements, start with self-reflection, then track your progress with a personal feedback system, Sarah Chang writes.
Heather Huhman, founder and president of Come Recommended, suggests taking these steps a month before you decide to pop the question.
Feeling underappreciated can introduce bitterness into your work relationships, which will negatively affect your work. The lack of acknowledgment for your contribution can lead to bad feelings and an unwillingness to compromise when it comes to making decisions with a partner or co-workers, write Josh Baron and Rob Lachenauer of Banyan Family Business Advisors.
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If your 9-to-5 routine is starting to grind you down, consider working with your biological rhythms. Knowing them will help maximize your productivity.