Your Career

Self-assessment: Are you knee-deep in negativity?

June 26, 2019
How can you be sure you’re not unconsciously perpetuating negativity in your life? Use this quiz to gauge your personal level of negative energy.

The power of thank-you cards

June 26, 2019
When you need to thank someone, it’s fairly straightforward: Type your message of gratitude and hit “send.” However, there’s a more meaningful way to do it.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 719

June 13, 2019
An alternative to “I’ve changed my mind” … A tip to hide your nerves on stage

1-Minute Strategies: July ’19

June 6, 2019
Why isn’t it “Kong King”? … Want to be more likeable? … Rid your emails of passive-aggression … People are social animals. Take advantage of it! … Taking a brand new hire out for a bite? … What Rice Krispies say in other countries … What’s up in M87? … “Hands down” the best thing you’ll learn today … “You break it, you bought it!”

Sound Bites: June ’19

June 1, 2019
Four résumé missteps to avoid … Make the right mix

4 ways to prevent burnout

May 22, 2019
Being committed to the job is one thing, but if you or your employees feel required to be available 24/7, you could all be headed for burnout.

Work with a hands-off boss

May 22, 2019
Micromanaging bosses are tough, but what if you’re dealing with a boss who is the opposite? Follow this advice to make the relationship work.

Protect your work reputation

May 22, 2019
If you are oversharing, especially at work, it can hurt your reputation as a professional. People may even be offended by your candidness. That’s why you should rein it in, at least in the workplace. Here’s how.

4 actions that make you unlikeable

April 25, 2019
Do you need everyone to like you at work to succeed? No, but it sure does make the time you spend there a whole lot better. Avoid these behaviors that lower your likeability.

Contribute fully to meetings

April 25, 2019
Prepare for meetings by ensuring you can answer these questions.