Learn How to Ask Your Boss for Feedback

To do your job well, you need to know what you are doing right and what you are doing wrong. Unfortunately, many companies don’t automatically provide feedback to their employees. You may need to ask. Here are five tips for approaching the subject with your boss. Schedule a Meeting Feedback should be part of a… Read More »

Reduce Stress by Opening Communication Lines

Stress undoubtably is a negative force in the workplace. Frazzled employees are unhappy, unhealthy and less productive. And this downward spiral ultimately affects a company’s bottom line. Fortunately, forward-thinking organizations can work to reverse this trend. A great starting point is to open the lines of communication. Here are three ways to promote a company… Read More »

Important Topics Leaders Should Cover When Meeting With Their Team

Staff meetings are important to keep everyone focused, involved and committed. But unfortunately, meetings have a reputation for being unproductive, long and boring. Best-selling author and former general manager of Hewlett-Packard, Patty Azzarello, argues that companies need to stop having “status meetings” and move into higher-value conversations. So, how can a leader change the meeting… Read More »

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Party Etiquette

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Party Etiquette Corporate holiday parties can be a great way for companies to wind down at the end of the year, toast successes, and launch new goals for the coming quarters. They can also be an excellent way to make a fool out of yourself in front of co-workers… Read More »

Top Five New Year’s Resolutions: Professional Edition

We all know that January 1st signifies the turning over of a new calendar page and a new leaf in our personal lives. It also serves as an excellent time to review our work objectives and our professional goals. Learn something new. Is there a tool or a skill that would accelerate your advancement or… Read More »