Culture Confessions: An Employee Suggestion Box or a Black Hole Where Good Ideas Go to Perish?

November 05 , 2019

Employees who feel seen and heard are more likely to feel valued at work, be more engaged, and experience a more meaningful connection to their employer. These positive attitudes foster loyalty and decrease attrition— highly crucial in today’s competitive employment market/war for talent. When...

Filed Under: business insider, corporate culture, employee happiness, teams, workforce, quick tips, recruiting, workplace trends

How to Boost Productivity During the Dog Days of Summer

July 12 , 2018

You may have loved your job when you started, but it’s not unusual to get in a rut. If you’re experiencing burnout, changing your mindset can bypass it, says Daniel M. Cable, author of Alive aWork: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do, during his interview with Stephanie...

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Distractions, distractions, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, Strategy, Organization, Productivity, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips, summer, work

Communication is Key. Here's How to Tell if You're Good at It.

October 13 , 2016

Whether you regularly speak in public and write online, or you mostly express yourself over email, being a good communicator is part of every single job description. But how can you really know if it’s something you’re good at?Here are 17 questions that can help you identify whether you’re...

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Confidence, Good Habits, good habits, Professional Development, quick tips

How to Introduce Yourself in a Way That'll Make People Care Who You Are

October 03 , 2016

Like you, I attend my fair share of meetings. As a consultant, I’m often meeting with people I’ve only laid eyes on for the first time just moments before and, almost always, I’m asked to introduce myself to them.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, Communication, communication, Confidence, good habits, introductions, professional relationships, Quick Tips, quick tips

11 Smarter Ways to Tackle Mondays for an Awesome Week

September 12 , 2016

If you dread getting up bright and early and returning to the office every Monday morning, you’re not alone. Luckily, there are better ways to wake up, get energized, and set yourself up for a productive and exciting start to your week.

Filed Under: Good Habits, Happiness, Mondays, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips

10 tips to master the art of the career humblebrag

August 11 , 2016

Modesty is the best policy, right? Not when it comes to describing your professional accomplishments. Here's how to master the art of the self-promotion to advance your career.

Filed Under: Networking, networking, communication, LinkedIn, quick tips, self-promotion, Social Media, Your Career, your career

17 Email Etiquette Rules

June 23 , 2016

US employees spend, on average, about a quarter of the workweek combing through hundreds of emails.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, Communication, communication, Email, Email Etiquette, Good Habits, good habits, professional development, quick tips

10 Job Interview Questions You Should Ask

January 07 , 2016

Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very important: You are there to ask questions, too.

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Confidence, Interviews, interviews, Strategy, quick tips

10 Ways to Become a More Confident Person

December 21 , 2015

With confidence, the world just seems like a better place, a sunny day where anything is possible. Without it, the darkness slowly creeps in and your mood begins to decline.

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Confidence, Good Habits, Strategy, Quick Tips, quick tips, Success

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

October 29 , 2015

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.

Filed Under: Attitude, Career Advice, Good Habits, inspiration, Inspiration, Leadership, quick tips, Self Reflection, Success, success