Personal Development

The name of the game in a home office is minimizing distraction. Here’s a guide to creating the most beneficial environment.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 819

July 11, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

How do you immerse someone in a new culture in a stress-free way? … Keep a record of the commitments you’ve made … Stop calling it “stress”
Asking for help at work when we need it can be uncomfortable. Here are some tips for asking for help.
Looking for the company to pony up for your continued training? Here are the basics for making your case.
At Admin Pro Forum 2019, trainer Melissa Esquibel reminded attendees to be especially cautious of two common online traps that we often forget lie waiting for us.
Here are some ideas to improve sound quality in your workplace.
As a thought exercise, take this ungraded quiz to open your eyes to possible schisms between you and your colleagues.
The scams never end! … “I know what the font looks like … I just forget the name” … HR and management failing to police difficult people? … Leave no doubt what you mean by “tomorrow” in an email … It’s never too late for a change … When it comes to buying meat at the store, redness means freshness, right? … “Basically, being ‘poor’ isn’t about what you have, it’s about what you desire in spite of what you already have”
How can you be sure you’re not unconsciously perpetuating negativity in your life? Use this quiz to gauge your personal level of negative energy.

Make your suggestion box work

June 26, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Here are some tips to ensure that your suggestion box is attracting employees’ thoughts.
Q. Through my entire work career, I’ve always felt I’ve never gotten the credit for an intelligence I believe I possess. Am I deluding myself? Is it strange to feel I’m smarter than everyone else in the room?
Powerful motivational tool to some, dopey self-help exercise to others. Here are some of the compelling arguments on both sides of this divisive issue: vision boards.

Get through allergy season

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Allergens are the #2 reason people miss work. And rising pollen counts have been found to directly correlate with loss of productivity. Break down the problem of allergies with these steps.