Guidelines for using Slack at work

  • January 15, 2018

Slack, a team collaboration and communication tool, is becoming increasing popular in the workplace, especially for virtual and hybrid teams. If you are using it, make...

5 ways to build a high-performing team

  • January 12, 2018

Meshing diverse working styles and personalities harmoniously on a team can be tricky. It takes time to build the right team for the job. But it isn't just about picking...

Share experience to forge bonds

  • January 02, 2018

When batting around ideas with a colleague, start by talking about the past rather than the future. Share personal anecdotes, compare notes and see if your experiences...

3 rules for work friendships

  • January 01, 2018

Studies show that people who have strong friendships at work tend to be happier, healthier and more productive. However, the situation can turn negative if one friend...

The worst type of co-worker to be

  • December 21, 2017

Which type of people cause the most problems at work? The Huffington Post reached out to therapists from all over and found that people complain most about these five...

Field those snarky comments

  • December 19, 2017

Passive-aggressive and cynical comments can make life miserable and exhaust you if you’re the target of them. Here’s how you can stay strong in the face of...

4 symptoms of burnout

  • December 08, 2017

The next couple of months are notorious for being stress-filled, as a combination of the holidays and typical end-of-the-year business is often too much for people. You...

Deal with a confusing email chain

  • December 06, 2017

Group emails can get away from you. People chime in, add information and responses, and it all becomes pretty convoluted. If you find yourself caught up in a confusing...

Steer your team through a crisis

  • December 04, 2017

Leaders step up in a crisis. Their calm, sturdy attitude boosts everyone’s spirits as they lurch toward a solution. To maintain grace under pressure, start by framing...

2 activities they won’t hate

  • December 01, 2017

Suggest a team-building exercise and employees may groan. However, here are two activities that even your most cynical employees will find valuable.

Time to mediate an employee conflict

  • November 30, 2017

The goal of mediation is to help both sides work out a solution they can live with. Here are some do’s and don’ts to follow when you set up a mediation session.

Boost morale with cross-training

  • November 30, 2017

Abandoning the “aces in their places” strategy where individuals were limited to specialized roles, restaurant manager Robert Conrad enabled everyone to learn from...

Let the emoji debate begin!

  • November 27, 2017

You know emojis have gotten out of hand when they have their own movie. The critically planned flick certainly did nothing to stem the tide of smiley faces across...

Are you responsive enough?

  • November 22, 2017

It’s downright annoying when people don’t respond to requests in a timely fashion. Make sure that you aren’t disrespecting people’s time by following these tips.

How to handle a liar at work

  • November 21, 2017

We all tell lies and are lied to on occasion. Many times they’re insignificant untruths that can be ignored, but what do you do when you catch a co-worker in a whopper?

Don’t let big egos create drama

  • November 17, 2017

Cy Wakeman says that ego-driven behaviors are one of the biggest causes of drama. So how can you keep your own big ego from causing drama at work?