How to Network When You Aren't Sure What You Need

May 29 , 2017

Networking is something that makes a lot of people cringe—and understandably so. When people think of the word “networking,” images of forced and insincere flattery comes to mind.

Filed Under: Attitude, Networking, networking, Communication, communication, Confidence, Professional Development, professional development, relationships

5 Phrases That Can Ruin Your Reputation with Your Boss

January 25 , 2016

If you want to get ahead at work, there are certain things you should steer clear of saying in the office. Even if what you’re saying is true (and everyone knows it!). Every time you want to lash out at an irritating manager or co-worker, take a breath and watch your words. Finding productive...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Communication, communication, focus, Strategy, professional development, relationships, Success, success

18 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

October 01 , 2015

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source...

Filed Under: Attitude, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, communication, Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Psychology, Relationships, relationships, Self Reflection

How to Be More Likable in 10 Easy Steps

September 24 , 2015

Have you noticed there are people who always seem to be more likable?

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Good Habits, good habits, Professional Development, Relationships, relationships, Success, success

Handling Conflicts at Work

August 31 , 2015

Conflict is a natural aspect of human interaction. Sooner or later, we all bump heads with someone in the workplace. Since productivity and employee morale are on the line when conflict becomes an issue in the workplace, it is imperative that leaders and managers quickly resolve the issue. This is...

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Communication, communication, conflict resolution, Good Habits, good habits, Relationships, relationships

The 5 Best Ways to Say 'No' to Your Coworkers

August 20 , 2015

You have to say ‘yes’ to a lot of things throughout your day. You answer emails and questions, get roped into mandatory meetings, and need to pick up projects at the last minute in order to meet company deadlines. In some cases, you won’t have a choice about those new tasks that get added to your...

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Office Politics, professional development, Psychology, relationships

How To Improve Office Relationships

July 02 , 2015

Here are a few cue cards, or quick, actionable tips, that will make a big difference in the way you interact at work – and how others respond to you:

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Professional Development, professional development, Quick Tips, quick tips, Relationships, relationships

How Successful People Build Exceptional Professional Relationships

January 22 , 2015

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success can and does (and definitely should) mean different things to different people.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Relationships, relationships, Social Impact, Your Career, your career

Are You a "Dual Citizen" At Your Company?

February 24 , 2014

It’s high on the wish list of leaders: They want their employees to focus intensely on their specific roles, but also have a good grasp of the overall strategy. That way, they can see the big picture and appreciate how their work contributes to the broader goals, making them more likely to...

Filed Under: Professional Development, professional development, Relationships, relationships, Social Impact, Your Career, your career

Leadership Is About Emotion

December 26 , 2013

Make a list of the 5 leaders you most admire. They can be from business, social media, politics, technology, the sciences, any field. Now ask yourself why you admire them. The chances are high that your admiration is based on more than their accomplishments, impressive as those may be. I’ll bet...

Filed Under: leadership and management, Leadership and Management, Relationships, relationships, Social Impact, Success, success