Personal Development

Google Docs: Sections, citations and images

September 1, 2021

Creating sections, using citations and layering images over and under text.

Nonverbal Communication

Develop critical listening skills

September 1, 2021

In our competitive business environments, the ability to listen well is a crucial edge. It’s one of those soft skills that employers look for and clients crave. But it takes consistent practice to achieve the goal of listening (i.e., taking in information).

Writing/Editing

What are you really communicating? Examine your digital dress code

September 1, 2021

An impeccable digital dress code can help ensure that your messages are read, received well and responded to with the proper urgency. Here are the best tips.

Personal Development

Go ahead, pull the ‘I commit’ lever!

September 1, 2021

Sometimes we just don’t feel like being as productive as we should. That’s OK, right? Well, yes, but what’s not OK is to consistently let yourself down and undermine the goals you’ve set for yourself. If this sounds like you, it’s time to lock yourself in a cage.

Time Management

Try the Eisenhower Matrix for workflow

September 1, 2021

“I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important,” Dwight D. Eisenhower purportedly said, though he didn’t claim the original thought as his own. “The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.” From this musing emerged the time management method known as the Eisenhower Matrix.

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The building blocks of professional growth

Building skills should not be a random effort to pile more onto a résumé. Unsure where to target your efforts? Here are a few ways to identify skills that might benefit your repertoire.

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Leash those emails until they’re ready

Here's a sequel to the classic tip about always attaching a document before you actually compose an email to avoid the "oops" moment of forgetting to include it. Remember also to enter the recipient’s address in the “To” field only after you write and re-read your message. Take the vow: No more prematurely sent emails in 2021!

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