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Apps outside the ecosystem

January 6, 2021 Categorized in: Personal Development

Productivity platform providers like Google and Microsoft have begun to embrace the use of these tools and make it easier to integrate them with the standard offerings for documents, presentations, spreadsheets and email.
What do you do when you simply feel overwhelmed by a project? How do you keep yourself from stressing out completely?
Accept recognition with grace … His name is Cornelius … Because you can always use another good icebreaker and team-builder … “Why don’t all months just have a fixed number of days?”

Learn from bad managers

December 23, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

When you’re seeking role models, you naturally look to the good managers you’ve known. However, don’t simply block out the bad managers, even if you might very well like to.
Life coach Jason Treu offers these seven tips to help you become more charismatic.
Like a road map, a well-defined goal tells you where to go and how to get there.
Initiative means going above and beyond the status quo while producing and implementing ideas to make things easier or more efficient for you and the people around you. But taking initiative is not easy for everyone. Here are some reasons why and what you can do to overcome them.
It’s easy to create custom signatures in Gmail.
Working from home is going to continue for months out, and for some companies, it will be indefinite. So, it’s time to take a close look at the WFH environment and how you are being perceived by others. Here are 7 best practices.

Increase your cybersecurity

December 2, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Anyone who connects to the Internet or another device using Wi-Fi can be hacked. Cybersecurity education is essential to mitigate digital risks. Remember these tips, and consult sites like Cybrary, InfoSecInstitue and Udemy to learn more.
When faced with the prospect of using another office productivity suite of applications, many cry “Foul,” fold their arms and hold their breath. But these days, some offices are not this or that, they are this and that!
Question: It’s going to be a long winter of telecommuting for a job I don’t especially love and not going out a lot. I think I may need a mental coping strategy! Any advice?
Question: It took me nine years of being an admin to work my way up to a managerial level. Now after six years of that, I realize that I was much happier being an admin. When I’m out looking for a job, what’s a convincing way to tell employers that I’m happier with less responsibility, less room for growth and less pay?