6 patronizing phrases you say at work without realizing it

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By Danielle Page – Ladders Whether you’re in charge of managing a team, head of a department, or are in a role where you’re required to participate frequently in meetings, responding to fellow coworker’s ideas and contributions in a way that’s respectful is important. Not only does it position you as a team player, but it also shows you’re… read more

What Really Happens When You Bring Politics To The Job Search And Office

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By Jack Kelly – Forbes The United States is weeks away from its 2020 presidential election. Animosity, anger, apprehension, and anxiety are at an all-time fever pitch. The nation is divided into two warring factions and there is just no escape from all of the political fodder. Cable news, papers, social media, and dinner conversations… read more

How to Communicate Your Value to Potential Employers

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– Abigail Baker is a writer for Faxage, the value leader in the internet fax service space.   Everyone who works for a living is conscious of what general value they bring to the table. It happens naturally, and our work ethic begins from the moment we decide to set our alarms to wake up… read more

How to (Finally) Start Landing High-Ticket Clients of Your Own

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By Lucas Miller – Entrepreneur While many entrepreneurs are able to make a living within their current network, there’s no denying that they could be far better off if they were able to land a few more high-ticket clients. These so-called dream clients pay at higher rates and allow you to work smarter, not harder… read more

9 signs you need to quit your job for the sake of your mental health

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By Liv McConnell – Ladders Not loving your job — or, more specifically, outright hating it — can cause you more than simply unhappiness in your career. It can take a major, lasting toll on the state of your mental health, as well. And sometimes, the only solution is to up and quit. When facing… read more

The Most Confident People Never Make These 5 Body Language Mistakes

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By Anouare Abdou – Ladders Communication is the glue of professional relationships. And you may already be spending a lot of energy refining your speaking skills to communicate confidently. But what about your non-verbal communication habits? Body language can play a huge role in conveying confidence in the workplace. However, its effects are more intuitive than intentional and more… read more

How To Get The Best From Each Team Member — Including Yourself

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By Liz Kislik – Forbes More and more employees — and their leaders — are complaining about burnout these days. Wouldn’t it be great if there were alternative ways to look at work besides just digging the same ruts deeper and deeper? Laura Gassner Otting, executive search veteran and author of Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own… read more

Next-Level Leadership: The New Skills & Mindsets Needed To Lead Others Into The Future

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By H.V. MacArthur – Forbes Information sharing via the internet has unleashed a whole new playing field for businesses. Leaders have had to begin working on different skills for a few years, but 2020 has pushed the envelope and created a definitive mandate for the shift to happen or else fail.  Add in this year’s… read more

10 Ways To Make Meetings More Effective—Based On Science

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By Tony Ewing – Forbes Most sane people hate meetings. And for good reason. Despite all of the resources companies devote to them, many meetings end up being counterproductive. Add to this, human factors—such as our mental and emotional biases—and meetings can actually become a perilous problem for a company. Fortunately, behavioral science can help…. read more