What generation gap? Most OK with young boss

  • October 16, 2017

Age is just a number in the workplace, suggests a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam. More than eight in 10 professionals (82%) polled said they would be...

A better way to share ideas

  • October 13, 2017

You could have the best idea in the world, but if you botch your presentation of it, no one will care. Follow these tips to state your case well.

Rejuvenate a tired team

  • October 12, 2017

It’s been a long year, but there’s still a ways to go. If your team is feeling worn out, follow these tips to breathe some life back into employees, and finish the...

Get along with a difficult co-worker

  • October 11, 2017

Do you have a co-worker who drives you nuts? Don’t waste your time and energy being angry and annoyed. Instead, follow these tips.

The cost of crude workplace racism: $125,000

  • September 29, 2017

A Minnesota company has agreed to settle charges that it allowed a white supervisor to harass two black carpenters with a steady stream of racial epithets and death...

2-word phrase that hurts your image

  • September 25, 2017

A quick way to undermine your professionalism is to fill your presentations with “ya know,” says communication expert Carmine Gallo.

4 ways to escalate a conflict

  • September 07, 2017

As you might already know, it’s quite easy to let what started out as a civil conversation turn nasty. Here are four surefire ways to turn a healthy debate into an...

You’d better T.H.I.N.K.

  • September 06, 2017

While you may be able to get away with it in your personal life, disrespectful, offensive language has no place at work. Before you write or speak, T.H.I.N.K.

Politely change the subject

  • August 30, 2017

When the conversation turns political, religious, too personal or controversial, or it just seems to go on forever, here’s how to change the topic without...

Are you making this email goof?

  • August 03, 2017

What’s the biggest faux pas when writing emails? Making them too long. “A long email is a signal you’re using the wrong communication tool,” says...

Scary good tips from Stephen King

  • July 31, 2017

Even the best writers can improve, and who better to share some insight than a writer who has sold 400 million books. In his book, On Writing: A Memoir of Craft, Stephen...

4 rules for offering criticism

  • July 21, 2017

At some point, you will need to criticize an idea, someone’s performance or the outcome of a project. When you do, follow these tips.

Avoid HiPPO problem at work

  • July 14, 2017

Are wild hippos evading the workplace? No, but HiPPO—accepting the “highest paid person’s opinion” as the most valuable—certainly is an...