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During a time of uncertainty, we all want to be helpful by forwarding valuable information via email to family, friends and co-workers. But this is the time to be extra conservative with email forwards containing supposedly useful info if you have the slightest doubt about their source.
Clearly, the upheaval of COVID-19 imperils our entire well-being. Following are success habits and digital resources we can lean on for motivation and support during this unimaginably difficult time.
You have to command respect from the people around you, whether they are upper-level managers or your own employees. Practice and cultivate these leadership behaviors.
Many employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for paid sick leave and some will be able to take paid FMLA leave under legislation signed into law March 18.
Technology seems to be the best thing that’s happened to modern working life. But pair innovations with distractingly easy-to-use communication tools, the constant call of social media, and access to every game that’s ever been invented at the tip of your finger, and you’ll start to see why sometimes the bad outweighs the good.
Your lobby or front desk is the front line for everything, including safety. Make your policies and procedures an annual topic of discussion. Following are several questions to help get you started.
You might think that you already know all of the rules when it comes to office recycling; however, chances are you’ve been wrong about a few things. Here are some items that are frequently disposed of incorrectly.
End countless rounds of email and phone tag … To do: Add this to your to-do list

Keep reliability intact

February 28, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Reliability—doing what you said you’d do—is not a glamorous aspect of managing, but it’s a vital one. Organizational development consultant Mike Cook offers five tips for keeping your reputation up-to-date.

When a headhunter contacts you

February 26, 2020 Categorized in: Advancement

You may not think you’ll ever hear from a headhunter, but executive recruiter Michael Zinn suggests that you’re wrong. Headhunters never rest, and if you’re good at what you do, you’ll someday get contacted. So, how should you respond?

Attack your fears head-on

February 13, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Given all the anxieties that trouble people at work these days, any way you can reduce your own sense of limitations can pay off for you and those who count on you. Here’s an exercise that can help you get started.
Dream big, but don’t forget that the key to achieving those dreams often lies in the little things you do every day.
A little tardiness never hurt anyone, right? After all, you’re capable of catching up on your work. But consider the impression projected by someone who is consistently late.