Too often, we tear each other down when we should really be building each other up. We snuff out the light of others to make our own brighter. Here’s how you can avoid being a “candle blower.”
Posts Tagged: professionalism
What defines a professional to you? Is it skills and abilities? Is it a state of mind? Is it both? Here’s how you can make sure you’re holding yourself to the standards of a true professional in today’s workforce.
The upcoming presidential election has my brain swirling.
There’s certainly a lot to learn from Olympic athletes about the benefits of applying yourself toward a goal and finding a supportive coach. But there are more subtle and surprising lessons emerging at this year’s Olympics that can also help you be more successful in your career.
Here are three types of demoralizing workplaces, and what you can do to survive.
There’s no question that presenting a professional appearance is important if you want to do well in your career. A professional appearance isn’t just a matter of checking all the right boxes when it comes to experience, skills, and knowledge – it’s about proving to your bosses, coworkers, and contacts that you’re a reliable person… Read more »
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Often times, the written word is the only form of communication for daily office instruction. If you are unable to explain yourself in a clear and sufficient manner, it may slow down the process of getting things done. On a personal note, if you are unable to write correctly you may end up losing respect… Read more »
Professionalism in the workplace is a hot topic. Being a “professional” portrays various images based on your perception of its definition. So, what’s your perception? We often think of a suited-up individual with a briefcase. Professionalism is often associated with competence and skill. However, being a skilled employee is not the same as being a… Read more »
Professional communication is probably the most important soft skill a person can have. Our communication style conveys our reliability, responsibility, professionalism, and knowledge. How we express ourselves virtually and in person can make a difference in job applications, interviews, sales pitches, team work, and so much more. Given the importance of the topic, we at… Read more »