5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Making Friends At Work

I have been getting a ton of questions lately on the subject of age discrimination, and I want to start by breaking a huge misconception—the fact that it’s not technically age discrimination that you’re experiencing. It’s experience discrimination. What Is Experience Discrimination? Bigstock What do I mean by that? Well, let me give you a

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How To Build Positive Workplace Relationships

Building workplace relationships is an important component of being successful in your career. This doesn’t mean you need to be completely extroverted in every situation, but it does mean you need to make an effort to get to know the people with whom you work and learn about what skills and abilities they bring to

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4 Ways To Stop Being A Control Freak

I’m the first person to admit I’m a control freak. It’s not like I can hide it anyway. If you’ve known me for even a short period of time, chances are you’ve seen me in action. And no, I’m not proud. Being a control freak isn’t a good thing. In fact, some might call it

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Positive Language At Work For No-Nonsense Managers

Reading LinkedIn, you might think that the average office is a caring, sharing environment. Everyone adopts a nurturing attitude towards their colleagues. Managers give their staff kind words of encouragement even when they make expensive mistakes. Perhaps your experience was different? Mine was. I’ve worked with organizations where positivity and empathy were not among the

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5 Simple Things You Can Do To Get Ahead At Work

Updated this article to include design principles and other elements, as CDOs and CDAOs continue to prove the value of data analytics to COOs and CEOs. The path to the C-suite is in proving the ROI of data analytics, setting up the tests, and providing the evidence. As an analytics practitioner and leader, I have

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10 Ways To Fight Attraction In The Workplace

What should you do when you and another co-worker like each other? Worse yet, what happens if you have a crush on your boss, or that most terrible of taboos, on your secretary? Rather than ignore the problem or act on your instincts, you should learn how to stop being attracted to someone at work.

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How To Deal With A Horrible Co-Worker

Warning! Horrible co-worker ahead! Every workplace has one. That absolutely impossible, difficult, nasty, backbiting individual who makes it his/her personal mission in life to belittle everyone else and make their life a living hell. Usually, people like this are also extremely manipulative and good at managing both HR and their own boss. When you’re forced

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4 Tips For Becoming The Co-Worker Everyone Loves

Let’s make things clear: It’s impossible for everyone in the workplace to be your close friend. It’s possible, however, to grow positive working relationships with them. So, what do we mean when we say positive relationships? Every employee dreams of working in an environment where positivity resonates. Where people are supportive of each other. Where

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How To Deal With A Condescending Co-Worker

There’s nothing more challenging at work than having a co-worker who’s rude, makes you doubt yourself, or just hurts your feelings. But how do you deal with a condescending co-worker? The Best Way To Deal With A Condescending Co-Worker Bigstock When you’re forced to deal with a condescending co-worker, the first thing you need to

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