Career

How did I begin to appreciate my own accomplishments and set more realistic expectations? I started saying no.

Schmoozing at a small event

January 3, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Looking to make long-term connections at a small event? Brianna Elefant, writing at Entrepreneur, offers this advice.

Are you in a good position to advance?

January 3, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

If a promotion becomes available, will you be the first person to come to mind? This quiz is designed to help you determine whether your attitude and actions will earn advancement.
Don’t trust that thesaurus! … This is why you don’t put metal in the microwave … Tired of marathon Monopoly sessions over the holidays? … Even presidents had typical teenager jobs at one point … One of the most dangerous animals to hunt: Hawaiian wild cattle
The start of each year is an opportunity to set goals and a timeline in which to accomplish them. How do you go about identifying your goals?
Optimization is like administrative skills and attitudes on steroids (in a good way!).

Don’t teach this way

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Always help in a crisis … and save the sermonizing for when the smoke clears.

The 4 Burners theory

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Featured ArticleWork/Life Balance

Ever heard of this one? It’s a new way of looking at work-life balance.

When work problems come home

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

A problem in the office becomes the topic of conversation during dinner. Another situation at work is so irritating that you lose sleep over it. What’s the best way to keep work concerns from colliding with home life?

1-Minute Strategies: January ’19

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Are those meetings really necessary? … Watch out for auto-linking … Try this headline analyzer … Attention Harry Potter fans! … The Mandela Effect

3 questions about SharePoint math

December 3, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

SharePoint project tools … Calculated list fields … SharePoint subtotals

When emotions run high

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

When co-workers’ emotions get the best of them, here’s how to respond.

4 ways to annoy strangers fast

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

You don’t want to come across as annoying or rude when you meet people for the first time. So, if you are interacting with a new group, whether it is a new work team or strangers at a social event, avoid these behaviors.