Tips to Get Ahead
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The Art of The Ask

    Why is it that the thought of asking for a promotion, raise, or something else we feel we deserve creates so much anxiety for many of us? With the changing nature of work and the rapid-fire pace of professional an...

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The Art and Science of Self-Promotion

Have you ever uttered one of these phrases? “Oh, thanks, it’s not that difficult.” “It’s no problem. I had a lot of help.” “I don’t want to sound cocky.” “…” Also known as silence. The discussion on ...

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Work Your Email to Make it Magical: Here’s How

Email is arguably the most amazing invention of the internet, but at the same time can inhibit productivity like nothing else in your professional career. Sure, you can communicate across an ocean in the snap of a finger, but y...


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Inbox Management

There’s a lot of hype around the concept of “inbox zero,” a phrase that means you have a totally empty inbox. It’s not a new idea: you feel less stressed when you’re organized and confident that you’ve addressed all...

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Tackling Your To-Do List In Today’s Frenzied Office

Why You Can’t Get Anything Done… Between meetings, conference calls, interruptions from managers looking for an update, and the 5th birthday celebration of the month – it’s a wonder we get anything done at t...

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Thriving – Make This 1 Choice to Move Beyond Surviving

“I’m so stressed out!” When was the last time you said that? Last week? Today? Five minutes ago? I’m pretty sure that phrase makes it on the “Top 5 Things Americans Say” list. If not, it should be an honorary additi...


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You Are Not the Center of the Universe: Be A Part of the Team!

  “That wasn’t in my job description.” “I didn’t make the mess; I shouldn’t have to clean it up.” “I’m tired of always having to be the one to pick up the slack–I...

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In Professional Communication, Fonts Matter

A number of years ago, a joke was made about the ridiculousness of the Comic Sans fonts and how no one should use it ever. A quite popular website was made called bancomicsans.com. And while Comic Sans is a universally terrible...

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17 Counterintuitive Things Successful People Do

It’s easy to characterize truly successfully people as those who are perfectionists, those who never fail, and those who “have it easy.” The truth is, being successful is sometimes a much different path than w...


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Make The Internet Work For You With IFTTT

Wanna get a text every time it’s going to rain? Would you like it if every time you uploaded a Facebook photo, it’s automatically saved to a your Dropbox? How great would it be to have photos you post to Instagram...