About Brittany Larsen
Brittany Larsen started her career as director of communications for a prominent congressman in Washington, DC. and was then recruited to be director of communications for the Governor of Florida. She now leads the client service team at Arena Online, a politically-focused digital marketing firm.
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Get key employee buy-in before making any announcements.
Confront problems head on and face-to-face because you are going to be seeing that face every day.
As with everything else in life, when you're requesting a raise, timing is everything.
Your employees don't want rewards -- they want respect.
Knowing who you are talking to is the first step to persuading them your idea is worth acting on.
Stop talking. Start doing.
How can you inspire confidence if you are constantly saying you're sorry for doing your job?
Done right, your former employer will celebrate you, your former colleagues will congratulate you and your bridges will not go up in flames.
A long-term career plan only makes sense when it acknowledges that life rarely moves in straight lines.
A diverse workplace these days includes co-workers the age of your parents, or the age of your kids.