People Skills and Emotional Intelligence

Learning to Take Breaks that Work: Seven Things You Should Do for Yourself Regularly

Let’s face it. Life and work can be stressful. Whether you are trying to wear all-the-hats running a small business (like me), have a pressure-filled position in corporate America, have to travel a lot for work or are under or unemployed, your professional life can be challenging. And when you add in personal pursuits and …

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April Freebies, Features and Fun: Discussion Cards and Productivity

2019 is certainly flying by, isn’t it? The first quarter of the year is done, and Spring is occurring in many locales. What form of growth are you looking forward to in the second quarter?  How about making adding some new life into your relationships at work? This month’s freebie is a downloadable set of …

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How to Handle Bad Drivers on Your Commute

Ever feel stressed on your commute to/from work – because of the other drivers on the road?  From drivers who refuse to use their blinker to passengers that like to play backseat driver, you’ll recognize each of these personalities. Here are some tips, compliments of CarRentals.com,  for how to deal with them and drive safely …

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Stressful Situation: How Different Behavioral Types would Respond

Hope stared at the computer screen.  She’d received bad news from IT that an app the entire team relied on was not functioning, and would probably not be for at least 24 hours. Von, holding his characteristic large mug of coffee (no creamer, no sugar) strolled by Hope’s desk and noticed her blank expression. “What’s …

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7 Ways to Relate to Your Customer (Guest Post)

Finding new and innovative ways to connect with your customer is a challenge every business owner faces. With so many moving parts and the ups and downs that come along with business, maintaining a consistently positive customer experiences takes time and effort. One way to relate to your customer, despite the size of your business …

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The 10 Most Common Rideshare Driver Personalities and How to Deal with Them (Guest Infographic)

The Zebra has analyzed the funniest, quirkiest, and most annoying types of rideshare drivers and broken down easy tips on how to handle them. Uber topped the second place AirBnB by over $30 billion last year in valuation, making it the most valuable tech startup. Young professionals and business travelers are increasingly using rideshare apps …

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Freedom Week – (Highlights)

In the United States, we’ll be celebrating Independence Day on the 4th. It’s also prime time for summer festivities and a more relaxed attitude. So this week, instead of a formal post, we’ll have a “Freedom Week.” Here are some past posts that you might have missed, all with the idea of giving you freedom …

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Work Wisdom: Ten Tips to Help You Excel and Exhale (Slide Show)

It’s time for Work Wisdom, a random collection of tips and thoughts to encourage you to excel and exhale at work!  Click on the video to watch a slide show, or read the list that follows.     Plan ahead, but stay present. When setting up a project, break it into small pieces, and be more …

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