John Boitnott

John Boitnott

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Journalist, Digital Media Consultant and Investor

More From John Boitnott

drinking

The Sobering Risks of Mixing Work and Booze

Alcohol is effective for dissolving inhibitions, which is not always a good thing.
Clothes

5 Business Advantages of a Simple Wardrobe

You can use the time and money you don't waste figuring out how to dress for success to actually succeed.
Employee Recruitment

How to Poach Talent Politely

As much you need to hire people with specific skills, you don't need their former employer carrying a lifelong grudge about losing them to you.
Office Etiquette

The 4 Steps You Must Take to Deal With a Distracting Cubicle Neighbor Before Asking the Boss for Help

The one way to be less popular at work than the guy who gets on everybody's nerves is to be a tattletale.
Client Relationship Management

How to Deal With Unreasonably Picky Clients

The customer is always right, and some customers are right for somebody else.
Working Lunch

4 Ways to Be Certain You Don't Order Faux Pas at a Business Lunch

What you order and how you look eating it can make at least as much impression as anything you have to say.
Work-Life Balance

How to Balance Work and Life Now That the Kids Are Back in School

It might be time to adjust the household budget to afford a nanny.
Personal Development

12 Ways You Can Change the Dynamic at Work

We can't control the behavior of the people we work with but don't underestimate how much you can influence it.
Asking For a Raise

3 Ways to Use Big-Data Concepts to Get Your Next Raise

Appealing to the fact-finding nature of today's business leaders is a smart strategy to take with your boss.
Gamification

How Gamification Is Engaging Customers and Employees Alike

Are you using this tool? It may be just what your business is looking for.
Targeted Advertising

Why Every Business Needs to at Least Consider Google Targeted Ads

Google is ubiquitous and its ad targeting is uncannily accurate but many smaller businesses have to weigh carefully if that is the right place to invest their ad budget.
Workplace Diversity

8 Initiatives That Show Tech Wants to Solve Its Diversity Problem

The tech industry increasingly recognizes diversity is both fundamentally fair and smart business in an industry fueled or limited by available talent.
Friendship

10 Ways Even Introverts Can Make Friends at Work

Life is too short, and the work day too long, to be without buddies.
Employees

3 Factors When Choosing Between a Contractor or Full-Time Employee

If you just want a job done, the contractor offers flexibility and savings, but you won't build a winning company culture with them.
Money

25 Quotes About Making Money and Keeping Perspective

Success, happiness and money are intertwined but seldom interchangeable.