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
Stop assuming you're entirely right and start trying to understand the people you believe are entirely wrong.
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
Running a Business
You're Not Using the Phone Enough and It's a Problem
Stop only texting and emailing.
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.
How to 'Win' an Argument Without Losing the Relationship
Good relationships can overcome differences of opinion.
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.
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.
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
The key to a successful marketing campaign is simple: Follow up.
Chris Haddon and Jason Balin
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
Managing expectations produces employee satisfaction. Aligning expectations produces loyalty.
3 Secrets to Mastering the Art of Public Speaking
Learn to read the cues from the audience and adjust accordingly.
7 Ways You're Getting Distracted as an Entrepreneur
Don't lose sight of what counts most: your work.
Starting a Business
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