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Tech jargon to stop using

October 24, 2018
Jargon and clichés don’t add anything to a conversation, and more often than not, they just create confusion. Here are some new ones you should avoid at work.

Words, Words, Words: October ’18

September 26, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

6 better conversation starters

September 26, 2018
To build more meaningful relationships, skip the idle chit chat, and spark some deeper conversation. Ask these questions instead.

Before a speech, calm your nerves fast

September 26, 2018
If you’re about to present—and you’re an anxious mess, try these unusual tips to help calm your nerves fast.

Words, Words, Words: September ’18

August 22, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Words, Words, Words: August ’18

July 25, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

The importance of the latte

June 28, 2018
If you’ve read any of David Bach’s books, (Start Late Finish Rich, Debt Free for Life, The Automatic Millionaire), one of his core concepts is The Latte Factor®. Use the L-A-T-T-E Method to con­­sistently redirect your energy toward your best future.

Break awkward silences

June 27, 2018
You’ve been engaged in a wonderful conversation with a colleague or new contact. Then suddenly you experience that dreaded awkward silence. Follow this advice to move the conversation forward.

Words, Words, Words: July ’18

June 27, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

What to say to pregnant co-workers

May 23, 2018
Do you have a pregnant co-worker or employee? Here’s a list of things you should—and shouldn’t—say during those nine, often difficult months.