Difficult People

Responding to difficult people

July 5, 2018

As long as you are in the workplace, you will interact with people who challenge you. An underlying truth to keep in mind is that people are just being themselves, and most are not trying to intentionally be difficult. Use these strategies for success.

Personal Development

The dreams that tell you you’re stressed

July 5, 2018

If you run into a string of these pesky nightmares, or even one whopper, it’s probably time to take stock of your situation and acknowledge your stress is worth addressing.

Personal Development

So you think you’re special? Well … maybe …

July 5, 2018

Many people were raised to believe they’re “special” and wind up realizing they’re just average. Onboardly co-founder Heather Anne Carson offers these suggestions for a reality check.

Personal Development

A post-conference checklist to lock in learning

July 5, 2018

So the professional conference you attended was great—but now you’re back in the office, and the clock is ticking on the knowledge you were given. Run down these steps to guarantee you get what you pay for at a training conference, and can share its highlights with your colleagues who weren’t lucky enough to attend.

Work/Life Balance

You’re not going to ruin this vacation!

July 5, 2018

Vacation is your time to relax and get away from your typical life at home and at work. So when your vacation time rolls around, don’t let these common mistakes ruin your relaxation.

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Be a valued contrarian

Boat rockers, contrarians, call them whatever you like—sometimes these people become office stars because their courage naturally attracts followers and admirers. But how do you assert yourself and effect change without being a mere irritant?

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Bathe them in knowledge, not glare

At Admin Pro Forum 2018, office tech expert Melissa Esquibel reminded attendees that if you’re designing a PowerPoint presentation, keep in mind where it’s going to be shown and color the background accordingly. A perfectly white background on a giant screen, projected to a large room, is quite a shock to the eyes.

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