What to do about an office star with one glaring flaw?

June 14, 2018

Question: "A vital person on our admin team, who's terrific in every way professionally, sometimes creates really bad feelings by being a drama queen. When it happens, it's so embarrassing and frustrating. In general, what should you do when someone's a superstar except for one big problem? Isn't it sometimes better to just deal with one major personality glitch rather than create an issue out of it?" - Kathryn, Team Lead

Speaking

Communication skills that have impact … choose the right medium

June 7, 2018

In the 21st century, we have so many ways to communicate. The only way to develop a sure confidence you’re using the right method is to study the mediums of communication, the purpose and the relationships.

Personal Development

Your brand needs your attention

June 7, 2018

Sharon Florentine writes at CIO that failing to build your own brand means one will get created without your input, which may not be one that you like. She offers tips to help.

Work/Life Balance

When you must bring the kids to work

June 7, 2018

Sometimes it’s unavoidable: You’ve just got to have your child with you in the office to get past a spot where there’s no caregiver available. Here’s how to handle it.

Teamwork

How to work through creative differences

June 7, 2018

Sometimes conflict emerges on a creative project that has no perfect vision. Beth Noymer Levine, author of Jock Talk, says that whether the hangup is over the title of a report or the décor in the office, you should remember these three things.

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