Career

If stress hits you with a capital S, you’re not alone. We use the word “stress” so often today that it’s almost meaningless.
When a conflict with someone makes it hard to complete your job, you have five options to reach a resolution. The problem? We regularly rely on one or two options rather than using the best option for that particular situation. Defaulting to our favorite tactic instead of being flexible makes us less effective. Here are the five ways to respond to conflict and how to figure out which tactic to employ…
Do you get the feeling your boss doesn’t want to be interrupted, but then gets annoyed that he’s out of the loop? One boss, Claudia Noble, president of Philadelphia-based Noble-Roberts Associates says, “One of the best ways to communicate with your boss is through …”

Give a modest progress report

December 1, 2001 Categorized in: Personal Development

When your boss asks for an update on a project that you and your employees are working on, reinforce your leadership with a good answer.

Stop the paranoia!

September 1, 2001 Categorized in: Personal Development

If you’re preoccupied with getting everyone to like you, you might feel hurt or betrayed if someone, say, speaks out against your proposal.

Thrive under observation & scrutiny

September 1, 2001 Categorized in: Personal Development

If you’re nervous about higher-ups observing your performance, bear down mentally with these tips.