10 Things You Should be Doing to Encourage Creativity in Your Workplace

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If you want to stay cutting edge and on top of innovation in your chosen field, you need to help your employees find their creative sides. So, how can you do that effectively? Here are ten suggestions!   Make it easy to solicit ideas. Actively asking for new ideas will give you a constant flow… Read more »

7 Innovative Leadership Approaches to Try

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When considering leadership approaches, many may want to use the tried and true, sticking with what works and what others have successfully done to show their leadership skills. Yet in a business world that now has multiple generations and types of employees, you may want to try something new. After all, innovation often brings about… Read more »

Why Being a Better Listener Will Improve Your Career

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When was the last time you had a conversation with someone and realized that, while that person technically heard you, they didn’t listen to a word you said? It happens far too frequently – and if you’ve found yourself in that position, you know how frustrating it feels. It’s something worth considering, especially for your… Read more »

How to Promote Your Business in Your Community

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How many of you have wanted to start a business but didn’t quite know how to go about it? Should you take out an advertisement? If so, where? And how do you get others to work with you when you’re a relative unknown? It plays on the old question: How do you promote your business… Read more »

How to Stay Healthy When You Work Long Hours

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We’ve all heard the stories about how important it is to sleep 7-9 hours a night, avoid work when we’re sick, eat healthily, etc. But what happens when you simply have to put in a 60-hour work week? How do you manage those tasks, especially when you have to take care of more than just… Read more »

How to Spin Your Answer to This Job Interview Question You Know is Coming

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To best prepare for a job interview, you have to prepare for certain questions. You may have the answers down for “What’s your biggest weakness/strength”, but you also have to know that the most uncomfortable one will likely pop up: “How much did you make at your previous job?” You should know how to answer… Read more »

What Makes an Employee Leave a Great Company?

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It happens from time to time: You have a successful company, people seem happy and content to stay, and then seemingly out of the blue, one of your top employees comes to tell you that she’s leaving. What could make her want to move on? Does it involve the manager (as the saying goes)? The… Read more »

The Best Way to Deal with Condescending Co-workers

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We’ve all dealt with difficult co-workers before, but how do you handle it when someone frequently patronizes you, talking down to you instead of treating you as a colleague? The problem often arises that the person comes off as friendly or “helpful” on the surface but in reality, acts passive-aggressively. So how do you deal… Read more »

What to Highlight on Your Resume When You Know You’re Unqualified for the Job

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It happens all the time – you see a job you’d love, but then you check the requirements … and you don’t meet all of them. Should you even bother applying? You can … as long as you make some changes to your resume first to address the gaps.   Start looking at transferable skills…. Read more »

The Scientific Way to Get Your Boss to Say “Yes” to Your Ideas

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could wave a magic wand and have your boss not only listen to your ideas, but also agree with them? Magic may not work, but science can actually help this happen. It’s all about the scientific art of persuasion…   Get out your pen. Want to make something convincing?… Read more »