Communication

Before Offering Feedback Consider If You're Trying to Teach a Pig to Sing
peer feedback

Before Offering Feedback Consider If You're Trying to Teach a Pig to Sing

Feedback -- giving it, ducking it, getting it, ignoring it -- can be a dicey situation. Ask yourself these questions before going there.
Phil La Duke
This Question Will Help Your Friendships Survive Past the Election
Communication

This Question Will Help Your Friendships Survive Past the Election

Stop assuming you're entirely right and start trying to understand the people you believe are entirely wrong.
Tasha Eurich
Scope Creep, the Killer of Projects
Project Management

Scope Creep, the Killer of Projects

When a customer's requests for add-ons and changes puts a project manager in an invidious position, scope creep has crept in.
Phil La Duke
Answering This Question Will Tell You How to Increase Your Influence
Persuasion

Answering This Question Will Tell You How to Increase Your Influence

Instead of robotically working through your pitch, lesson to determine what you have to offer that solves the client's problem.
Sharí Alexander
How to 'Win' an Argument Without Losing the Relationship
Relationship Building

How to 'Win' an Argument Without Losing the Relationship

Good relationships can overcome differences of opinion.
Michael Mamas
5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions

5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions

Acquisitions have led to a flurry of activity in the business world in the last year and the pace isn't letting up.
Ash Rust
3 Ways to Help Remote Employees Grow With Your Company
Inspiring Your Team

3 Ways to Help Remote Employees Grow With Your Company

Your remote team needs to be engaged, focused and connected to help scale your business.
Chris Byers
Inspiring Leaders Know to Choose Their Words Carefully
Leadership Skills

Inspiring Leaders Know to Choose Their Words Carefully

Clear language and a sincere message will bring out the best in your employees.
Meghan M. Biro
The Marketing Step That You Can't Leave Out
Entrepreneur Network

The Marketing Step That You Can't Leave Out

The key to a successful marketing campaign is simple: Follow up.
5 Myths About Job Flexibility We Should Eliminate Once and for All
Flexible Work Arrangements

5 Myths About Job Flexibility We Should Eliminate Once and for All

The myths behind why companies refuse to loosen the reins for employees' work schedules are being busted, and employees are ready for this productive change.
Heather R. Huhman
Great Leaders Do More Than Manage Expectations, They Align Them
Leadership

Great Leaders Do More Than Manage Expectations, They Align Them

Managing expectations produces employee satisfaction. Aligning expectations produces loyalty.
Matthew Wride
3 Secrets to Mastering the Art of Public Speaking
Public Speaking

3 Secrets to Mastering the Art of Public Speaking

Learn to read the cues from the audience and adjust accordingly.
Michael Mamas
7 Ways You're Getting Distracted as an Entrepreneur
Distractions

7 Ways You're Getting Distracted as an Entrepreneur

Don't lose sight of what counts most: your work.
Jayson DeMers