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4 Mistakes to Avoid When You Have to Deliver Bad News

There will always be tough things that need to be shared with your staff

One of the most important jobs of leaders is to tell people what’s going on, even when the news is bad. Leaders must be able to address everything from an individual performance issue to the denial of budget for new personnel or other ...

by Liz Kilsik  | September 03, 2018 02:00:00
News and Events

Meet 2 Filipinas Named Among Asia's Most Promising Marketing Executives in 2018

The annual list includes 40 women who have made a large impact in media and communications

Two Filipina executives of locally-based advertising and marketing companies were included in Women to Watch 2018, a list compiled by marketing and media firm Campaign Asia that highlights 40 female executives that excel in the fields of media, marketing, advertising and communications ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 24, 2018 09:00:00
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25 Words You Need to Stop Saying to Improve Your Communication Skills

You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you

For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you hear through podcasts to the social media posts you read ...

by Matthew McCreary  | April 20, 2018 06:00:00
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4 Ways to Be a Better Communicator and Be More Present in Conversations

Following this advice will not only prevent you from coming off like a jerk, but actually make you memorable

What do you get when you cross a smartphone with the act of snubbing someone? “Phubbing.”That’s not just a punchline -- the word is defined in multiple dictionaries, and close to 44 percent of people do it more than twice a day, ...

by Hayden Field  | April 06, 2018 02:00:00
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Two Ways to Get What You Want: Ask and Attract

If you want something, learn to ask others or ask the Universe

I'm constantly endeavoring to simplify how to get what you want, both rapidly and accurately. In the process of doing so, I've discovered two simple ways to get what you want in life or business:  1. You can ask for it.2. You can attract ...

by David Meltzer  | March 12, 2018 12:00:00
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How to Stop Taking Things Personally at Work

If you have a tendency to take things personally, you know it can wreak havoc on your career

If you have a tendency to take things personally, you know it can wreak havoc on your career. I mean, spending upwards of eight hours in an office environment, stuck with a myriad of personalities you may (or may not) be attracted to and ...

by Solange Lopes  | March 05, 2018 08:00:00
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Can't We All Just Get Along? 5 Steps to Building Better Relationships

To succeed, you need to increase your versatility when it comes to people who are different from you

Our granddaughter Madi recently complained about her teacher, Mrs. P. Mrs. P, it seems. is tougher than Madi’s previous teachers were and isn’t as soft, sweet and complimentary as Madi has experienced in previous classrooms. What's more, our granddaughter doesn’t like Mrs. ...

by Doug and Polly White  | February 24, 2018 02:00:00
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5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Best Employees

If you're set on retaining game-changing talent, there are a few thoughts you'd be wise to keep to yourself

Employees are the lifeblood of any company. Whether you're a brand new startup or a fairly well-established brand, your ability to achieve your goals is ultimately going to depend on what you get out of the people who work for you.This requires more than just hiring ...

by Lucas Miller  | February 09, 2018 06:00:00
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15 Ways to Command a Conversation Like a Boss

If you're the one talking, it's your responsibility to make sure others are listening

Conversations can elicit a range of emotions. They may be daunting, or they may be dreaded. They may be awkward, or they may be monotonous. The good news is, you, as a participant in any conversation, have more control than you think about ...

by Lydia Belanger  | February 07, 2018 06:00:00
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Steve Jobs Invented the iPhone But Warned It Was No Substitute for Networking Face-to-Face

Science is repeatedly confirming what Jobs knew intuitively

The most recent data from Statista re-affirms the explosion of social networks. And you already know that exponential boom has been nothing short of a revolution in the business world.With social technology, it’s easy to intuitively suppose that face-to-face networking is going out of ...

by Shakir Akorede  | December 20, 2017 08:00:00
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3 Ways to Strengthen Your Partnership

As partners, you may glide as smoothly as Fred and Ginger. But, one day - and that day will come - you won't

We work with a lot of partnerships. Some of these entail family-member or husband-and-wife teams, like our own. Often, they are friends who want to work together because each brings something unique and useful to the partnership.There have been many brilliant partnerships (think ...

by Doug and Polly White  | December 01, 2017 02:00:00
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Do Us All a Favor and Stop Saying These Words Around the Office

It's time to lose these phrases from your vocab

From “ping me” to “circle back,” there are certainphrases you hear around the office that make many of us cringe. But there are times you catch yourself using them too.While we’re all guilty of using some common office jargon, it might be time to ...

by Rose Leadem  | October 31, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

The 4 Skills Needed to Make a Great Impression

Check out the research behind the first few seconds of meeting someone and how to make a great and lasting impression

Making a great first impression is crucial — not only in your professional life, but socially, too. But first impressions are not always easy, and if you fail to catch someone's attention, it may be game over for you.Check out these tips ...

by Vanessa Van Edwards  | September 21, 2017 07:00:00
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