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How to ask the right question

No one has all the answers. That means asking questions is one of the most important skills you can master, whether you’re talking to employees, friends, or children. Questions should be short, simple, and concrete—easy to understand and think about. To use questions effectively, though, you must know what kinds of questions to ask.

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Stamp out foot problems!

Anyone who works in the industrial, technical, or engineering fields knows that when your feet hurt, working is not easy. As professionals who spend a lot of time on their feet, these individuals know the importance of taking special care to protect their feet at work. An injured foot, or any foot-related problem, can cause discomfort, pain, and fatigue — and when you’re tired, you’re more prone to accidents. So take these “safety steps” toward healthy feet:

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Conflict in the Workplace Means Less Commitment

Can’t we all just get along? Human resources managers report that they spend anywhere from 24 to 60 percent of their time trying to resolve workplace conflicts, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM says that almost 60 percent of survey respondents have seen violent incidents in their workplace over the last three years, with “personality conflicts” as the main cause.

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