18th century English theologian Joseph Priestly once said: The message of this quote is clear: when it comes to communicating…keep the method simple. This is especially true in the[...]
With the New Year approaching, people start thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. These usually range from losing weight to trying something new and exciting. In terms of wo[...]
  “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” The holidays are now in full swing. People are thinking about being with their families and friends, wrapping gifts, and indulgin[...]
Let’s face it; becoming distracted at work is practically inevitable.  Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are only a click away from transporting us to a world [...]
The conference call is a necessary evil, essential for communicating with colleagues across the globe. It is a tricky situation to navigate and can easily be a source of confusion,[...]
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom under encouragement. ~ Donald A. Laird This quote reinforces the value of constructive criticism. People don’t like to be told that the[...]
Most modern professionals no longer suffer from the feeling of being “chained to a desk.” Tablets and smartphones have evolved to the point where even a laptop, let alone a desktop[...]
Much research has been conducted on employee recognition, and these studies consistently show that an organization that regularly thanks their employees will outperform an organiza[...]
In our last post, we explained the difference between open innovation and closed innovation. A cornerstone of both, but closed innovation in particular, is the idea that having acc[...]
  It’s not a good sign if you get bored with your own presentation, especially if you are just practicing. If you aren’t excited about what you have to say your audience will [...]