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Say ‘No’ without being negative

November 13, 2020
Even if you have to deny a request or can’t help someone, you want people to know they can depend on you for support and assistance. Here’s how to say “No” without alienating people.

Help employees shake off errors

November 11, 2020
After an employee has made an error, co-workers may shy away. As management consultant Margaret Morford suggests, step forward and treat the employee normally.

5 tech tips to boost efficiency (and add a little fun!)

November 4, 2020
The more you know, the more you grow. And all of the tech power at our fingertips today has accelerated growth opportunities exponentially. Whether you’re looking for creative ways to revitalize your communications process, increase your efficiency or improve your Internet safety, these options are sure to impress.

Time to unplug: Stop feeling like you’re always ‘on’

October 9, 2020
With the odds heavy that many workers will remain virtual for the foreseeable future, consider these strategies aimed at helping to disconnect and unwind.

6 ways to optimize home Wi-Fi

October 7, 2020
Working from home offers many conveniences—as long as the internet connection remains stable. The competition for connectivity is critical in this age of teleworking and homeschooling, considering all the wireless devices being engaged and their overload risk. These DIY tips can improve coverage for every device.

When you have to break a promise

October 7, 2020
Suppose that you’ve just finished assigning employees the July vacation days they wanted when your department is given a new project that requires the efforts of all your staff and can’t be postponed. That, of course, is a major morale-breaker, so try these three steps for working past it.

When to take a hard line with gossips

October 7, 2020
Let’s be honest: People love to talk about other people. They love to make everyone else think they’re in the know, and no matter how hard you try, you can’t change human nature. But there are times when you have to take a hard—and perhaps permanent—line with gossips.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 1120

October 7, 2020
It’s easy to fall into saying “I’m sorry” to extremes … Bring delegated jobs to a proper close by telling employees how their efforts paid off … Are your employees genuinely treated well?

Tasty treats for tricky interviews

September 2, 2020
Knocking on a hiring manager’s door can feel unnerving, especially when self-doubt creeps in and you’re afraid of being dished ghastly tricks instead of treats. These strategies will help you maneuver through loaded questions and sell yourself confidently.

Cue up podcasts on the joyful path to self-improvement

August 26, 2020
Is there such a thing as healthy addictions? Yes!