Meetings

Hold that meeting somewhere different

November 1, 2018

Whether you are working on a project, have meetings, lunches, or new clients visiting, offices are sometimes the perfect setting. However, they can also get old and boring after a while. A change of scenery could really do some good!

Personal Development

Why be a star achiever?

November 1, 2018

Joan Burge has teaching administrative professionals how to be a Star Achiever for 28 years. Here is an excerpt from her flagship training program that she hopes will convince you to be a star achiever.

Speaking

You can say it better than that!

November 1, 2018

There are common words and phrases that you may use to soften your tone, but some of them can actually make you sound less confident or less knowledgeable. Avoid these phrases.

Nonverbal Communication

4 body language no-no’s

November 1, 2018

According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, hiring managers have body language pet peeves that can hurt your chances of landing a job. Networking expert Ivan Misner, Ph.D., advises special attention to these four things.

Negotiating

Negotiate a flexible work arrangement

November 1, 2018

The traditional 9-to-5 routine doesn’t work for everyone, and companies are learning to accommodate that. Whether it’s the option to work from home, or more flexible hours, you may be able to negotiate a new setup for your work hours.

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If you’re looking for a new challenge or new role to get you excited about work again, Rebecca Cope at Grazia offers some things you can start doing now to get a promotion at work.

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Use body language to extract yourself from the conversation

Avoid getting ensnared in a conversation that's going on too long by stating your key point, then angling your body toward the door for the duration. Visually demonstrating you intend to soon be on your way tells people you're busy and will get them to focus and edit themselves.

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