Conversation is one unique trait of being a human, and it is an important skill to have. It is the way we get to know others and go on to forge a relationship with them.
We’re now officially in the holiday season — which in workplaces is also the season of workplace gift debacles! I recently asked readers to tell me about their most awkward workplace gift moments.
It’s one thing to imagine being in charge of a project. It’s another to find yourself the person responsible for getting everybody on the team to get the work done.
My editor at Penguin just sent me a new book she worked on called The 24-Hour Genius: Unlocking Your Brain’s Potential with Strategic All-Nighters, by Eric Epstein.
I was talking to the CEO of a management consulting firm the other day and was surprised to hear him say that he doesn’t require new consultants to have – or plan on getting – an MBA. He feels that …
Have you ever attended a meeting where everyone talked and nobody listened? What a waste of time. Way too often team meetings turn into a “me-fest” where each person is so busy trying to make their own points, they don’t …
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how to work with introverts. Not to be one-sided, this post will provide some tips for introverts. After all, the world doesn’t have to cater to the needs of introverts. These tips are …
Since I work at home and collaborate on projects with individuals all over the world, I participate in at least two conference calls a week. It has become such a routine that I don’t even think about it. But maybe …
If your company is lucky, it will never have to face a crisis situation. But, as they say, stuff happens. So that means you
We all make mistakes. Having worked in the communications department at a Fortune 500 organization, I’ve unfortunately had some experience in this arena, and I always