Mentoring Makes a Difference – Part I

Mentoring – one-on-one training, advising, and inspiring- is an incredible personal development tool, which benefits and empowers both the mentor and the mentored. In a successful mentoring relationship, both individuals experience both personal and career growth. In fact, many businesses… Read more »

Teamwork: A Crucial Key for Growth

We’ve all read the stories of the underdog sports team, who came together under an inspiring coach and attained the impossible victory. The same principles that achieve remarkable success apply in business. Inspiring leadership and powerful teamwork fosters incredible success.… Read more »

The Gift of Giving

Regardless of religious preferences, most people celebrate Christmas and enjoy gift exchanges. Finding the perfect gift can be a stressor, however, especially for the friend or family member who has everything they need. Why not try the gift of “giving”?… Read more »

Keeping a Pristine Online Presence – Part 1: For Businesses

In his post on Forbes.com, Steve Parrish challenges businesses to be careful what they post. Pointing out “what goes on the web stays on the web,” Steve encourages companies to “have a proactive strategy for their internet policy and preempt… Read more »

6 Keys to Professionalism at Work

Professionalism is neither limited to white collar workers, nor a guarantee of a white-collar position. True professionalism can be evident in any position, at any level. Are you demonstrating professionalism in your career? Evaluate yourself against these six keys: Competency:… Read more »

Accountability

“The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same.” Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Everyone has responsibilities that come with their workplace position, whether you are a blue-collar worker or a… Read more »

The Dysfunctional Office

Working in a dysfunctional office is stressful and often prompts employees to look elsewhere, but what if you are the office manager? Leaving may not be an option and, to be brutally honest, you are the responsible party – leaving… Read more »

Cultural Barriers in the Workplace

In our global economy, cultural barriers in the workplace become more common every day. The insight to recognize these problems and the wisdom to deal with them in affirmative, productive ways is essential for HR professionals, management staff, and your… Read more »

Leadership Essentials in a Technological World

Every company continuously needs to adapt to the rapid advancement of technology. The needs and preferences of employers, their staff, and their clients/customers are constantly changing. Any given industry’s ability to make these changes and continue to grow is dependent… Read more »

Professional Authenticity

Authenticity: a key to professional growth. Before we can discuss it, however, we need to understand it. Authenticity is not a professional word for the me-ism of dumping any and every thing you think about any and every situation –… Read more »