Gossip is a dirty word. It’s condemned by parents, community leaders and business professionals the world over. Yet, here’s an interesting tidbit: it’s essential to our way of life. What?! “Even today the vast majority of human communication — whether in the form of emails, phone calls or newspaper columns — is gossip. It comesContinue reading “Is Gossip Good for Business?”
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6 Valuable Snippets of Career Advice I’d Tell My Younger Self
After reading some of the entries in the popular #IfIWere22 LinkedIn series, I was inspired to think about what I would tell my younger self. Hindsight is 20/20, right? So here I go… 6 Snippets of Career Advice I’d Give to My Younger Self Don’t let yourself be used. Yes, it pays to be aContinue reading “6 Valuable Snippets of Career Advice I’d Tell My Younger Self”
LinkedIn: Are You Connected?
All of your colleagues and fellow business professionals keep telling you to get on LinkedIn, but you’re not looking for a job. So what’s the point, right? Wrong. LinkedIn is the Rolodex of the 21st century and so much more: an organized way to store your professional contacts, an easy way to follow up withContinue reading “LinkedIn: Are You Connected?”
Kindness in the Workplace: A Guide for Your Organization
The evidence is in, and there can be no doubt. Treating employees well and making them happy affects the bottom line. Let’s explore the dynamics, and see just how to achieve a kinder workplace and happier employees. This “happiness map” is a generic guide to happiness. Nevertheless, it is as relevant in a workplace setting asContinue reading “Kindness in the Workplace: A Guide for Your Organization”