Leadership Development

What’s your ‘Yeah, but’?

November 7, 2019
Almost everyone must go through their career with the phantom of a “Yeah, but” hovering around them. Maybe it’s a working life tainted by missed opportunities, regrettable behavior, personality failings or just perpetual bad luck. How you deal with your own private “Yeah, but” may determine your level of happiness in life.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 1219

November 7, 2019
Face to face, eye to eye … What, exactly, is a comptroller?

Are you making your time off count?

October 31, 2019
Do you usually feel recharged when you return to the office after time away, or does that relaxation drain away as soon as you see all your piled-up emails (in other words, almost immediately)?

About to ask for a raise? First, a test

October 31, 2019
You’re getting ready to do the confident walk into the boss’s office to explain why the time for an increase in pay is now. But before you do, document the four trips to that office you make in the weeks leading up to “the talk.”

Grace your text with a lasting gloss

October 31, 2019
For your image as a thorough professional, these tips from EEI Communications’ “How to Produce Winning Publications on Time and on Budget” are vital when putting the finishing touches on business (and even personal) communication.

7 tips to cut the stress

October 23, 2019
Doing more with less has been the obstacle for many organizations, entrepreneurs and employees. Here are seven tips to help you be more productive while eliminating the downsides.

Keep your composure: Here’s how

October 23, 2019
Composure is one of the best qualities you can have. When you remain composed, you stay in control of your emotions and the situation, leading you to make better decisions. When you feel yourself losing your cool, use one of these techniques.

Harness the power of the thank-you note

October 11, 2019
If the last time you remember penning an actual thank-you note was at age 10 when your mother insisted you couldn’t spend the birthday money Aunt Helen sent until you wrote one, you’re missing out on a simple way to connect with others—and enhance your own life.

Who’s on your ‘reinvention board’?

October 10, 2019
Is it time for a new job? What about a whole new career? Sound daunting? In the book The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention, author Pamela Mitchell walks us through the process of career reinvention.

Sharpen your storytelling prowess

October 10, 2019
Whether you’re giving a presentation or just trying to punch up your business writing, narrative is a powerful and essential tool.