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8 Stupid Office Rules That Drive Everyone Crazy
Office Etiquette

8 Stupid Office Rules That Drive Everyone Crazy

When companies create ridiculous and demoralizing rules to halt the outlandish behavior of a few individuals, it's a management problem.
Travis Bradberry
5 Ways to Work With People Who Annoy You
Toxic People

5 Ways to Work With People Who Annoy You

Good manners, deep breaths and boundaries solve most problems happily enough.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Benefits of Crying at Work
Emotional Intelligence

The Benefits of Crying at Work

Tears often accompany an earnest show of emotion. It feels risky but is really very healthy.
Jacqueline Whitmore
7 Ways to Regift Sincerely and Without Getting Caught
Etiquette

7 Ways to Regift Sincerely and Without Getting Caught

A recycled gift, selected with great care and given with a generous heart, will be received with a smile -- so long as only you know it's recycled.
Jacqueline Whitmore
7 Ways to Navigate the Office Gift-Giving Minefield
Gift-giving

7 Ways to Navigate the Office Gift-Giving Minefield

Exchanging gifts with co-workers is a pleasant custom that many people find very stressful.
Jacqueline Whitmore
5 Ways to Get People to Follow Up
Email

5 Ways to Get People to Follow Up

Don't take it personally when you don't hear back, but don't stop trying to get in touch.
Jacqueline Whitmore
7 Types of Jerks Found in Every Office
Inspiring Your Team

7 Types of Jerks Found in Every Office

Everybody is aggravating to somebody some of the time. A jerk is aggravating to everybody all the time.
John Boitnott
8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment
Etiquette

8 Ways to Gracefully Receive a Compliment

Everyone wants praise but nice people often are often inadvertently rude when they receive it.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Sophistication of Office Amenities
Office Space

The Sophistication of Office Amenities

Office amenities are shifting from a focus on whimsy to a focus on meaning.
Ryan Mullenix
7 Ways Workers Can Have an Open-Door Policy Without Going Crazy
open office

7 Ways Workers Can Have an Open-Door Policy Without Going Crazy

Collaboration is the essence of teamwork, but interruptions are the bane of anyone trying to concentrate. There is a way to make this work.
John Boitnott
From Judgy Co-Workers to Office Romances, Here's How to Deal With 20 Tricky Work Situations
Make More Happen

From Judgy Co-Workers to Office Romances, Here's How to Deal With 20 Tricky Work Situations

Stay above the fray of work conflicts with these strategies.
Nina Zipkin
Forget the 'Open Workspace.' Say Hello to the 'Balanced Workspace.'
Workspaces

Forget the 'Open Workspace.' Say Hello to the 'Balanced Workspace.'

Open offices have attracted a bad rap, but they're not a lost cause.
David Adams
Ever Get a 'Please Do This, ASAP!' Email Commandment at 4:50 p.m.? Not Cool.
Entrepreneur Network

Ever Get a 'Please Do This, ASAP!' Email Commandment at 4:50 p.m.? Not Cool.

John T. Meyer of web-design company Lemonly explains how to not let yourself get 'ASAP'd' by bosses, co-workers or clients.
Erin Schultz
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