Nearly everyone talks about it. Nearly no one actually does it. Quit social media. But I did it. For you.
Much of a ResourcefulManager's success is tied to soft skills. They may not sound important, but they may be the most critical skills of all and critical in your professional development. These posts will help you stay abreast of what's working and not working.
4 Ways to Avoid Difficult Conversation Traps
Some conversations are difficult to just start. What a nightmare when they take a turn for the worse — and you end up in a difficult conversation trap.
A Super Brief History on Office Speak – And Why We Say Some Dumb Things
Did you ever wonder why our “thought leaders” “run it up the flagpole” and never attempt to “boil the ocean”? I did. And it put me in “hot pursuit” of the reasons we use office speak so much.
Time for Public Speaking Again: 7 Ways to Nail It (& Boost Your Career)
You can’t hide behind a computer anymore. It’s time for public speaking again.
11 Buzzwords That Make You Sound Stupid
Stop synergizing. Please don’t circle back. Step out of the new normal. And, for goodness sake, keep your bandwidth to yourself!
Stop These 6 Communication Habits That Drive Co-workers Crazy
Does your boss send rambling email messages? Do employees’ memes make you want to scream? Do you drive co-workers crazy with texts?
4 Ways to Bring Out the Best Leader in You
Could you lead like a world leader – even though you’re at the helm of a good team at a mid-size company in a small community? Yes – and never doubt you have the ability to bring out the best leader in you, no matter where you are in your career! After all, Zelenskyy did it. Ardern did it. Marin and Biden did it. They’re business and political leaders who got to the top of their game from humble beginnings
How to Make Better Decisions at Work (and Avoid the Regret!)
Don’t you hate the regret that sinks in after you made a poor decision? It’s the exact reason leaders want to make better decisions at work. But even intelligent, well-informed leaders make bad decisions. And we certainly can’t fault anyone for that, considering people make tens of thousands of decisions each day.
The 3 Secrets To Leaving The Office By 5 O’Clock – Guilt Free
How can so many high achievers consistently leave work in time to be home for dinner with their family?
How was former Campbell Soup CEO, Doug Conant, able to spend 30-minutes a day writing thank you notes, and leave for home at a reasonable time?
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg runs a company worth 230 billion dollars, and she still manages to leave the office at 5:30 every day. How does she do it?
How does the person with the biggest job on the planet, President Barack Obama, maintain his commitment to his family that he will have dinner with them every night at 6:30?
Back when I was young and dumb, I worked over 100 hours each week as I fought desperately to lead my fast growing startup. I skipped meals to get a few more things crossed off the to-do list. I slept less in the misguided notion of increasing productivity. And worst of all, I traded precious hours with the family just so I could get a few more things done each week.
It was only after painful failures in both business and my marriage that I was forced to discover three keys to approaching work and life, which oddly increased my results in both domains.
47 Snarky Things You Wish You Could Say To Your Co-Workers
Our mothers’ advice still rings in our ears:
“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.”
But sometimes our inner-snark gets the best of us.
Here are 47 snarky comments you’re dying to say to your fellow workers – but shouldn’t.
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