Your Career

No need to be an expert to impress

January 22, 2020
You may be new to your job, team or organization, but you can still show your leadership potential. Follow these two tips.

Prepare before you ask for a raise

January 22, 2020
If you have built up to courage to ask for a salary increase, boost your chances of receiving one by following these tips.

Identify business goals and pin your way to success

January 22, 2020
Creativity, teamwork, determination, adaptability, patience, empathic listening and the ability to develop a heart-centered connection with others have catapulted my performance and marketability through the years.

Snag a meeting with a busy boss

January 2, 2020
Start with a three-part “persuasion package” you can deliver by memo, email, phone or in person.

Fuel up on self-care and healthy digital boundaries

January 2, 2020
Monday is often the dreaded day over which our metaphorical whiskers tingle with anxiety. Even if we love our career, the urge to champion every project that hits the road, while steering around innumerable personal obstacles at home, can leave us feeling underappreciated and overwhelmed.

Banish traits that start arguments

January 2, 2020
Some days it seems everyone is in a bad mood. Or maybe it’s just you. If you’re getting into more than your share of altercations, perhaps you need to work on one or more of these issues.

Sound Bites: January ’20

January 2, 2020
Answering a question quickly is polite and decisive, right? Maybe … Sell your ideas … Whenever an update is released for your device, download and install it right away … Looking to hire someone who isn’t just another yes-man (or woman)?

Leadership Tips, Vol. 0120

December 13, 2019
Lied to in a negotiation? … Advice is better received when it’s offered than when it’s imposed … Make too many excuses?

5 work ideals that are disappearing

November 20, 2019
The workplace is constantly changing—or should be changing—to adapt to new trends, technology and shifts in business. Jacob Morgan, a keynote speaker, author and futurist who focuses on the workplace, believes that the following old-school workplace ideals are on their way out.

Sound smarter in meetings

November 20, 2019
Take advantage of all that time you spend in meetings. Follow this advice to impress your boss, co-workers and even the CEO during his or her occasional drop-in.