Working hard is important in any career, but overwork can stall it. Exhaustion leads to illness, lower productivity, and burnout. You may think you have to work 80 hours a week, but before you collapse, analyze your load to determine whether you need to cut back.
Haters love to put you down. They enjoy pointing out your flaws both personally and in your work. Now don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with constructive criticism but “haters” normally give destructive criticism.
Does your organization have a question-friendly culture? As a manager, you should encourage employees to come to you with their questions—and show you’re prepared to listen. Follow these tips to create a question-friendly workplace.
You work hard. So why doesn’t your boss seem to notice? If you’re not getting the recognition you think you deserve at work, you might be making one or more of these common errors.
What do your employees really want? Jumping to conclusions is never safe. To be a better manager, remember these basic truths about everyone who works for you.
Work doesn’t have to be endless drudgery. You can take positive steps to be happy at work—or at least happier.
Generally we talk about feedback between a manager/supervisor and an employee. However, feedback can, and should, be given at all levels. Feedback: the process in which the effect or output of an action is returned.
The most effective work teams have a mix of personalities. When you’re forming a team for your next project or task force, look for one or more of these types of team players.
Civility in the workplace is crucial to everyone’s happiness and productivity. Although you may not be able to avoid occasional conflicts, you can keep disagreements from shattering relationships and creating an environment of hostility by remembering these rules when your blood starts to boil.
I recently went through a professional development class at work, and I have to say I was surprised at what I learned. Not only did I learn about new ways to improve my profession, but I learned why I do things the way I have always done them and why I keep coming across the