In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?
We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.
Now that the first generation of leading black executives—a few of whom
worked their way up the ranks during the civil rights era—has retired,
they’ve begun sharing their wisdom with the rest of us. Clifton Wharton, the first black CEO of a large company (TIAACREF),
inherited that wisdom from a friend who told him there’s more than one
way to press for civil rights.
Reader Kelly Merritt sent us the following note recently: “Most people write ‘I am writing with regards to,’ or ‘in regards to,’ and I have even been corrected when using ‘in regard to’ … when everything I have read says that ‘regard’ and not ‘regards’ is the proper term. Which is the proper word?”Please also […]
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Your boss, Craig, is an administrator who's responsible for several departments, including yours. You've worked together for some time, but now you're just about at the end of your rope. The problem? Craig's inconsistent moods ...
Reach your career goals faster by setting aside time each day
Set an example even while you’re on vacation.
Build good will with your people by engaging them in personal chats.
Sports legend Bobby Jones made up his mind in 1930 to do what no other person had ever done … or
has done since: Win all four major tournaments—the British Amateur, the
British Open, the U.S. Open and the U.S. Amateur—in the same year. Then, he figured, he’d quit, set up for life.
Keep your mind sharp by feeding it new “software” to run.