Ross McCammon

Ross McCammon

Articles Editor, Esquire magazine

Ross McCammon is an articles editor at Esquire magazine. To learn more about Esquire and to subscribe, go to esquire.com.

Are You Hiding Behind Squishy Words? Stop.
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Are You Hiding Behind Squishy Words? Stop.

The words we use to describe the work we do should connote both promise and obligation.
How and When to Give Advice (Hint: It's Not as Simple as You Think)
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How and When to Give Advice (Hint: It's Not as Simple as You Think)

The lowdown on helping with other people's problems.
How to Handle Confrontation at Work
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How to Handle Confrontation at Work

Confronting someone doesn't have to be a defensive maneuver or a counterattack.
How to Steer a Conference Call Like a Champ
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How to Steer a Conference Call Like a Champ

The awkward silences. The everyone-talking-over-everyone. Here's how to take control.
How to Master Your Next Meeting
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How to Master Your Next Meeting

The keys to staying calm, focused, and effective when leading a meeting.
The Do's and Don'ts of the Email CC
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The Do's and Don'ts of the Email CC

Copying someone on an email can work against you. Here's what to avoid.
Why 'Grabbing' Coffee Has to Go
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Why 'Grabbing' Coffee Has to Go

The Esquire Guy has had it with noncommittal meetings. So stop grabbing and start having.
So, You're an Industry Expert Now? How to Prepare for a Speaking Gig.
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So, You're an Industry Expert Now? How to Prepare for a Speaking Gig.

Speaking as an expert? Take note of this advice.
Why a Phone Call Is Better Than an Email (Usually)
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Why a Phone Call Is Better Than an Email (Usually)

Our obsession with e-mail ignores a crucial truth about human beings: that we have evolved as listeners, not as readers.
The Esquire Guy on Handling Tears at Work
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The Esquire Guy on Handling Tears at Work

The workplace can be an emotional place.
The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline
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The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline

Start by disclosing your failure as soon as you know you've failed.
The Esquire Guy: Stop Using Your Phones During Meetings
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The Esquire Guy: Stop Using Your Phones During Meetings

It's a vulgar, panicky and needy habit.
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The Esquire Guy on the Problem With Passion

Sometimes enthusiasm is overrated.
The Esquire Guy on Getting People to Embrace Your Next Big Idea
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The Esquire Guy on Getting People to Embrace Your Next Big Idea

Presentation is important, people.
The Esquire Guy Breaks Down the Politics of Favors
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The Esquire Guy Breaks Down the Politics of Favors

There are some many unspoken issues that the process can feel smarmy, so it's important to get a few things on the table.