Even if you think you have impeccable manners, this refresher can help you make a better impression:
Life happens for you not to you. So, the next time “stuff” hits the fan, ask yourself:
Volunteering is not just good for your community, it can be good for business by:
Want to be able to handle tough questions on the fly? Listen carefully. Know when to stop, and try applying some structure, such as:
Read more of the 10 Ways to Be Prepared for Any Question on OPENForum.com.
Sometimes turning down what’s seems like a good opportunity is actually the best decision.
From The Power of Saying “No” on OPENForum.com.
Collaborative content, which is a joint-effort approach to brainstorming and creating content and often involving expertise from different team members, is the latest buzzword among people trying to boost their SEO ranking on Google. These tips will help get your staff, even the non-writers, on board.
1. Utilize Collaborative Content
2. Multiple Authors Equals Social Opportunity
3. Enlist Experts
4. Get Your Team On Board
The corner office with the view isn’t the coveted perk it once was. In fact, it may not even be an option. That’s because 70 percent of all offices in America today are open-plan workspaces, according to the International Facility Management Association.
Can employees really get their work done without the benefit of private offices? These 5 modifications can help you make an open-office workspace work for you.
1. Moveable Furniture
2. Seating Alternatives
3. Small Spaces For Thinking
4. Areas That Promote Collaboration
5. No Assigned Seating
Although some of these modifications may be expensive, in the long run, they could help keep your workers happier and healthier and, as a result, more productive.
Just because you’re “shy” doesn’t mean you can’t be a great leader. Some of the most successful or admired people, of past and present, are introverts. Take Abraham Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein or Bill Gates, to name just a few. Here are 5 reasons why introverts make better leaders:
1. It’s smart not to do all the talking.
2. Some quiet time alone is good for you.
3. A little humility makes you a better leader.
4. A calming demeanor is good for business.
5. Gathering a fistful of business cards doesn’t create meaningful connections.
We can benefit a great deal if we set aside our misconceptions about introverts, and take the time to truly evaluate the many gifts that introverts bring to the table.