If you aren’t advancing as you’d like and it seems like your career is going nowhere, here are four possible reasons and solutions, offered by executive coach Joel Garfinkle, author of Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level.
Bonnie Low-Kramen, author of Be the Ultimate Assistant, explains six things that make assistants good at their jobs and irreplaceable to their employers.
Many misused words and phrases have become so common they're now included in some dictionaries, but they once had correct usages. Here's a list of phrases you might be saying wrong.
When you think of planning an event, does your stress level rise? Event planning can be difficult, but there are ways to make it less so.
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.
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.
Networking comes naturally for some, but not so much for others, writes Equitable Payments co-founder Darrah Brustein. Her tips:
Through his work with dozens of entrepreneurs, motivational speaker and real estate investor Paul LeJoy has discovered eight problems that are sure to trip people up as they strive to succeed in their work.
- By Colette Carlson, M.A.
- June 18, 2014
It may not be easy to acknowledge that you are a defensive communicator. Understand that being defensive makes it difficult for others to speak honestly with you, as they don’t want to upset you. Some common defense mechanisms include sarcasm, blaming, trivializing, overexplaining or withdrawing. Here are steps you can take to address it.
It’s hard to move up in your career if you never speak up at work, writes executive coach Joel Garfinkle, who offers three steps to help reluctant workers find their voice.