One of the best lessons you can learn about writing isn’t writing at all–it’s editing. Read on for tips from an editing pro for honing, trimming, and morphing clumsy words and phrases into a clear, concise message that will knock the socks off your audience.
Feeling overworked, overwhelmed, and overcommitted? Maybe it’s time to start saying “no” to a few things. Before you start to panic, we’ll give you a few reasons why it’s totally OK (and a few ways to get started).
Unfortunately, some people in this world think that throwing others under the bus is necessary to get ahead. But while you can’t change these unpleasant, unpredictable types—you can build a game plan that will stop them in their tracks.
There’s an argument that says staying busy is good—it means you’re getting things done. But a life that’s too busy is a double-edged sword, and falling into the “busy trap” can be detrimental not only to our sanity, but also to our careers.
When it comes time for a presentation or a big meeting, your body language can often make a stronger impression than the words you say or the work you do. So we’ve got your guide: Let’s take some all-too-common body-language scenarios, and start translating.
You’re ready to take the corporate world by storm—but no one’s paying attention when you’re at the bottom of the totem pole. But don’t lose heart. With some initiative, and these ideas, you’re sure to get noticed at work.