professionalism Tag

yelp

Business closes, publicly criticizes staff ...

Mar 02, 2015No Comments1364 Views

In a completely disrespectful move, one California restaurant took to Yelp to criticize their staff and menu offerings. What does this say about their leadership skills?

law of attraction being liked

The science behind getting people to like y...

Jan 14, 20152 Comments6835 Views

(Editorial) Want people to like you? You're not alone, it's called being human. There's a simple way to achieve this, to be more likable, and win people over.

happy

3 key ingredients for a happier professiona...

Jan 12, 2015No Comments3246 Views

(Business) No matter your perspective, you can have a happier professional life, but it isn't effortless. Do you know the easiest ways to find that happiness in your profession?

business partners

How to effectively share negative thoughts ...

Jan 07, 2015No Comments1460 Views

(Business) You and your business partner(s) are in a close relationship, and just like a marriage, negative emotions may play a role in the relationship.

frustration of small businesses

The top 3 sales blunders all boil down to t...

Nov 21, 2014No Comments1467 Views

(Business) Sales blunders are common, and can hold any business back - know the most common errors in today's world and what they have in common.

justin timberlake

What any pro can take away from the #NOTABA...

Nov 03, 2014No Comments5154 Views

(Editorial) The lesson all professionals can learn from Justin Timberlake's #notabadlovestory campaign has nothing to do with Twitter or social media, it's deeper than that.

beauty

Does being beautiful equal a better career ...

Aug 02, 2014No Comments3353 Views

(Business News) Looking at studies from various fields over time, it is clear that being beautiful gives some people an advantage in the workforce. But it's not all bad news for ugly folks!

practice perfect

Study proves that the 10,000 hour rule is a...

Jul 03, 2014No Comments4539 Views

(Business News) We've all heard the 10,000 hour rule and have worked our tails off to become experts in our field, but a new study says practice only accounts for 12% of performance. Uh oh.

let's do coffee

Why “let’s do coffee” is ...

Jun 24, 201410 Comments8760 Views

(Business Editorial) You've been told by the gurus that you should be sending out mass "let's do coffee" email requests to influencers, but I'm here to tell you that you've been misled.

social media

7 tips for making sure social media doesn&#...

Jun 24, 2014No Comments3516 Views

(Social Media) Most careers now depend on our digital footprints, so without being disingenuous, how can we make sure we don't shoot ourselves in the foot online?

busy multitasking

How we can all get over our glorified addic...

Jun 22, 20142 Comments9303 Views

We’re all so busy The day starts at 7:30 with coffee and a quick dog walk. A shower and oatmeal later, and email gets checked. News is read. Social media is managed. Work begins with a start

frustrating

How to avoid letting bad customer service w...

Jun 20, 2014No Comments3901 Views

(Business News) Bad customer service can do more than upset you, it can totally destroy your day or week as you deal with it.