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What to do if your audience tunes you out

June 20, 2017
Realizing that an audience has begun to tune you out can be unsettling when making a presentation, but it doesn’t mean that all hope is lost. In fact, realizing that your audience’s attention has waned presents a valuable opportunity to reconnect and ensure that your presentation resonates. Here’s how.

Walk the fine line: How a manager can balance effective leadership with being well liked

June 9, 2017
Being a manager requires that you strike a number of sensitive balances with your team and peers: You want to develop authentic and respectful relationships, while maintaining professional boundaries. It’s a tall order.

Should workers’ pay be kept a secret?

May 12, 2017
Many employers and workers are re-evaluating their stance on this squirm-invoking subject. Might company-initiated salary transparency be beneficial?

To whom it may concern …

May 1, 2017
Though it’s respectful to give thought to your letter’s content, writing a recommendation that’s personal, relevant and helpful to the requestor doesn’t have to be laborious.

Hire education

April 22, 2017
Filling that open position with the right employee is an art you can easily learn. “There are two parts to hiring—the tangible and the intangible,” says Robert Rodrigues, COO of Power Digital Marketing in San Diego.

The management lesson taught by greedy athletes

April 11, 2017

As I write this, the local pro football team is engaged in a familiar dance with an emerging star: Management wants to pay him a certain crazy number of millions of dollars per year, but his agent would like just a smidgen of an increase over that already astronomical amount, thank you very much, or the man with the golden arm walks. How many times have you shaken your head over the greed displayed in a situation like this? But if you were that football player, you’d likely make a similar demand.

Encouraging words to improve employee relationships

March 23, 2017
These 3 simple phrases could transform your employee relationships.

The mutual benefits of an internship program

March 9, 2017
Make your internship program a win-win for both the intern and your company.

I think, therefore I can

February 23, 2017
4 simple mind games that can improve your performance in the workplace.

A fresh start through spring cleaning

February 9, 2017
A spring cleaning can work wonders for both morale and environment.