Personal Development

Our LinkedIn and our news feeds are thick with pictures of cool, evolved floor plans and luxurious amenities. Places like this must really value their employees, right? Well, here are five myths about those workplaces that seem so great.
When humiliation occurs, it can seem nearly impossible to crawl out from underneath it and reclaim some dignity. In the worst moments, advice is difficult to hear, let alone follow. But there are some helpful strategies to guide you forward.
This space intentionally left blank … One simple tool to change your workspace atmosphere … We’re arbitrarily declaring it National Unsubscribe Month! … In the mood to watch people walk around a track? … What language does your city speak? … Quick: Are there more stars in the galaxy than there are trees on Earth? … We finally found an explanation of Bitcoin that didn’t baffle us!
The next time stress threatens to launch us into orbit, the following tips may bring balance back into our life and keep us grounded.

Break your personal cycle of discord

September 12, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

It’s going to happen again sometime this month, or even this week: A new work conflict is going to kick the same old petty exchanges into gear. Daniel L. Shapiro, Ph.D., recently explained to a webinar audience how it always seems to work—and what you might be able to do to fix it.

Create a personal zen zone

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

It’s time to treat yourself to a bit of stress relief, without spending much money. Think about getting some of these things.

Deal with dyslexia on the job

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

A dyslexic person’s brain functions, learns and processes information differently than those of the majority of people. Here are some common tips for those living with dyslexia.
Anxiety about dealing with difficult vendors is distracting and draining. As a representative of your company, it’s time to make this part of your job easier and make the difficult conversations more productive.
Follow these 8 commandments of the dishwasher.

7 great blogs for admins

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Though a couple of these blogs have not featured new articles or posts since 2018, they are still worth visiting for their tips, hacks and thoughtful articles.

1-Minute Strategies: October ’19

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

When not to say thanks … Where the heck did circus peanuts come from? … Ever looked closely at the Coca Cola logo?
Is there an easy way to move an entire folder to someone else’s OneDrive? … What’s the best way to move things from Google Drive to OneDrive? … Is it better to use OneDrive or SharePoint to share files?
When Microsoft released the Surface with its small, light size, touch-screen capability, hard drive and ability to use peripheral devices connected by USB to the device or through a docking station, the iPad started to get a run for its money as a business tablet device.