Personal Development

Shelby Scarbrough, author of the book Civility Rules!, says smart administrators need to learn the value of civility in the workplace.
A startup CEO recently spoke with an entrepreneurship newsletter about the value of executive assistants and how to deploy them efficiently.

Around the world in 40 hours

December 8, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

The scheduling platform Doodle, which knows a thing or two about work habits virtually everywhere, recently published a blog post outlining unique or unusual pauses and unavailability in various cultures. Being aware of time-zone differences is obvious, but here are other factors that Doodle found on its worldwide work tour.

1-Minute Strategies: January ’23

December 8, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

Check that Google Doc ASAP … Arranging business travel for your team?

Give me a break!

December 2, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

We are learning the aftereffects of the pandemic, both physically and mentally. If Zoom fatigue is turning your brain to a pulp, it’s time to take a break.
Almost half of U.S. adults experience some “social jet lag,” according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Network Open. The term refers to the mismatch between your biological time, determined by an internal body clock, and your social clock, influenced by work and school, as well as social activities.
A career can be full of butterflies-in-your-stomach moments, but you don’t have to feel powerless against them. The next time you begin to dread a particular aspect of the job, run through these questions.

Know these tech terms?

November 3, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

It’s hard to keep up with technology itself, let alone technology lingo. For those who aren’t too terribly techy, here are some defined terms that you should know to really be on top of what’s going on in IT and the marketing functions it often supports.
After two years of worrying about covid, a familiar virus again makes its way into the newly inhabited workplace: the office cold. Here’s what health and workplace experts advise.
Every workplace has rules, but succeeding on the job means following some unwritten rules of behavior. Kiplinger offers this list of behaviors employees should steer far away from.
Some see virtual reality (VR) as strictly a gaming community thing or something relegated to only the highest of high-tech firms. However, VR is making it into the everyday business realm. Here are some applications and uses that may be useful in your organization.

Nurture a mindset for success

October 5, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

Nurturing the right mindset is crucial to long-term success in any occupation or industry. The Tampa Bay Times advises adopting attitudes like these.

Conquer difficult tasks

October 5, 2022 Categorized in: Personal Development

When the going gets tough, remember this science-based advice from the Nature website to stay focused and get the job done.