Many organizations have a dress code that employees are expected to uphold. Every workplace has slightly different standards, but there is usually a common theme: professional attire (nothing too revealing, casual or outlandish) and limitations on wild fashion statements, such as body piercings, tattoos and hairstyles. Employees in any industry should take care to convey… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Personal Effectiveness
Professional presence is a broad term that describes how you conduct yourself and present yourself to the world through your work. This definition can include how you dress, how you communicate, how you treat others and how you do your job. All of the small decisions you make throughout the day affect your professionalism in… Read more »
Each morning when the work day begins, you probably have the best intentions of what you are going to accomplish by 5 p.m. Yet even if you have a detailed to-do list, it can easily get lost in the shuffle when you are bombarded with emails, meetings and emergencies throughout the day. One of the… Read more »
For most busy professionals, every day seems like a race against the clock. You may start off the morning energetic and optimistic, with a strong cup of coffee and a long list of goals to accomplish, but by the afternoon, you are tired and overwhelmed without completing nearly as many items as you had hoped…. Read more »
Are you an early bird or a night owl? Is your motto, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise,” or are you a firm believer in burning the midnight oil? Morning people and evening people may prefer different schedules, but that may not be the only difference between… Read more »
If you find yourself getting distracted during your work day as you try to juggle emails, phone calls, items on your to-do list, as well as all the other interruptions throughout the day, you are not alone. Recent research is uncovering evidence that regular multitasking may result in negative effects on the brain, such as… Read more »
It is becoming more difficult to define a “standard” or “typical” workplace since many organizations are adopting practices with more flexibility for their employees. Some teams work entirely remotely, while others have the option to work from home several days a month. Other organizations allow employees to control their schedules with flex time or provide… Read more »
Does email help or harm productivity in the workplace? It has the potential to do both, and it’s up to you make it work for you instead of against you. If you have ever taken a vacation or a weekend away from work email, only to come back to an inbox flooded with new messages,… Read more »
No matter what your industry, the people within your organization are the most important asset you have. People– not technology, not numbers, not machines — are what propel you forward and create a thriving company. To achieve long-term success, it is important for leaders to invest in nurturing talent through professional development. With so many… Read more »
Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, refers to how we relate to other people and use our social skills to succeed in our personal and professional interactions. EQ requires us to tune into each situation intellectually and emotionally, utilizing our knowledge and intuition and adjusting our behavior for the best fit. What is your Emotional Intelligence? What… Read more »
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