Nonverbal Communication

How you sit matters: Send the right sign

Does your seated posture project confidence or fear; interest or apathy; sloppiness or professionalism? Etiquette expert Barbara Pachter of­­fers some tips to ensure your seated posture is sending the right message.

How to manage your image on the job

Your image can be affected by anything—such as whom you spend most of your time with and how you decorate your office. Watch out for these unintended—and unwanted—signals.

6 keys to a professional social media bio

Struggling to write a compelling social media biography? With these tips you’ll be on your way to crafting the perfect one.

Watch your jargon in business writing

Jargon works its way into business writing all the time. It’s important to know when it’s appropriate to use jargon and when it’s better to re-write for clarity. Right Source Mar­­ket­­ing’s Emily Gaines Buchler offers four tips on using jargon correctly.

3 ways to fine-tune your intuition

Intuition involves a number of skills: close observation, careful analysis, critical thinking, good judgment and sound reasoning. If you think you’re lacking in intuitive skill, never fear.

Use body language to help your career

Whether it’s helping you appear confident, landing a promotion or en­­couraging agreement, body language can be a great ally or enemy in your career. Here are six ways to make your body language work for you.

The power of posture

Your posture doesn’t just affect how you look; research shows that it can also affect your hormones and behavior. Leverage the power of your posture with these expert tips.

Email practices that actually prompt action

It's easy to dash off quick email messages and push "Send" before you've made sure that deadlines, action items and next steps are absolutely clear. Follow these strategies from Deborah Dumaine, author of Write to the Top.

Steer clear of social networking trouble

Avoid social networking trouble on the job by using these tips from employment experts.

Crisis? What crisis?

An effective assistant/manager relationship is one in which both people know the difference between a crisis and a routine setback. Do you? Does your boss?