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3 Communication Missteps You Can Fix Right Now

By Cally Martin / August 17, 2016

Communication is the key to literally everything. Okay, not everything, but a lot of problems come from a lack of communication and those same problems could be avoided with proper communication before it becomes a misunderstanding.   Connecting with team members is crucial to the success of communication. Having the ability to work through problems […]

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Stop Doing These 5 Things That Make Meetings Suck

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / June 1, 2016

Whether it’s a weekly catch-up session or a daily team huddle, we all have some sort of regular work meeting. But when they become a daily part of your working life, it’s easy to fall into a rut and stop thinking creatively about how to collaborate.   Here are five things to stop doing during your […]

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6 Tips to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Boss

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / May 26, 2016

Like it or not, your boss plays an important role in your professional life and if you want to continue to climb the corporate ladder and develop your career, your boss’s opinion matters. Not to mention, when you spend so much time working with someone, it’s only natural to crave a decent rapport between the two […]

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The 5 Most Toxic Coworkers to Avoid

By Cally Martin / May 2, 2016

We all have our vices, and our unique personalities don’t always bring out the best in one another. In your personal life, you can avoid “toxic people.” But at work? Not an option. It’s better to learn how to work with different personality types, even the toxic ones, in order to make your workplace a […]

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How to Deal with Pesky Peers

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / April 14, 2016

While the office can be the perfect place to make new friends, you’re also bound to run into some people and personalities that rub you the wrong way, and you will probably be put in a position where you have to play nice with a not-so-nice colleague. With me experiences in a larger office- the […]

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

By Kelly Love Johnson / October 16, 2015

Letting go of #conflict and moving forward is key to maintaining professional relationships, but is easier said than done. Most of us have been in situations where we were underappreciated, on the receiving end of less-than-constructive criticism, or outright bullied at work (if you haven’t been there yet, consider yourself lucky). Just because you’re stuck […]

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Handling Personality Conflicts at Work

By Kelly Love Johnson / October 14, 2015

Nothing is more frustrating than butting heads with a coworker. It’s counterproductive, exhausting, and bad for morale all around. It’s important to be able to adapt to working with different personality styles—and to be able to manage the difficult ones. Engaging in #conflict at work, whether you’re baited or not, can reflect negatively on you […]