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The Rules of Etiquette for Your Office Holiday Party

Follow these tips to avoid cringe-worthy moments at your next holiday party

The holidays are a harbinger of good cheer. Holiday office parties, on the other hand, are notorious for transforming mild-mannered accountants and meek managers into booze-fueled party minions with all the sound and fury of a Disney Christmas parade gone wrong.Want to avoid cringe-worthy ...

by JR Duren  | December 19, 2018 04:00:00
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5 Things You Can Do if Someone at Work is Always Rushing You

How to respond when every little thing is marked URGENT!

Have you ever had a colleague who always feels that everything should be done right away? One who, when asked about the deadline, always responds with “Yesterday?” It can be pretty hard and stressful managing someone who thinks that everything is urgent, ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | August 18, 2017 12:00:00
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White Lies Are Hurting Your Business. How to Stop Them

Organizations need to establish a culture of "constructive candor"

As the leader of a business, you're bound to recognize -- hopefully sooner than later -- that the reality is, much of the information you receive is not true. You may suffer due to others' sins of omission or commission, but lies are still lies.This may sound ...

by Dev Ittycheria  | April 12, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Ever get a 'please do this, ASAP!' email commandment at 4:50 pm?

Protect your schedule, spare yourself from last minute requests from superiors and clients.

What does it mean to "get ASAP'd"? It is when you are getting ready to leave the office at 4:50 pm, getting hyped to go to your kid's soccer game or just looking forward to unwinding after work, and you get an ...

by Entrepreneur US Network  | March 16, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Good manners are a career and business necessity

Because rude behavior is bad for business.

Rude behavior is not only bad etiquette; it’s bad for business. Unfortunately, it’s a growing problem in the workplace.In a University of Florida study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, lead author Trevor Foulk provided warning evidence that everyday impoliteness can spread throughout the ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | February 15, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

The rules for eating lunch at your desk

Be sensitive enough with the people around you when you eat lunch at your desk. Here are other good manners to follow when eating lunch at the office.

These days, more entrepreneurs and office workers are choosing to eat at their desks rather than step away from the office for an hour. While it's hardly an ideal situation, and may even result in lower productivity, it's become the norm.But just ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | April 06, 2015 10:00:00