Are you a newbie wondering how to get a competitive edge at work? If so, consider two words: first impressions. First impressions are critical to how you are perceived and can play a significant part in you being seen as a leader and reaching the next level in your career. According to body language experts, … Read More
Some think the thank-you note in business is outdated; others believe it’s essential. Which is it? The truth is that the modern thank-you note plays a vital role in relationship building. Here are three simple tips to remember:
Open-concept workspaces are practical and affordable. Whether you work remotely or frequently travel, an open workspace in a co-working facility can offer you the convenience of a professional office when you need it without the burden and cost of maintaining a private office. While these are great benefits, sharing a workspace with strangers can be … Read More
You may be perfectly comfortable branding products or services as a part of your daily job, but did you know that your personal brand may be the most important brand that you need to promote? That’s right; your personal brand can help you land your dream job, gain approval for a project you’re passionate about, … Read More
When you’re dining with business colleagues, are you more focused on which fork to use than on the conversation? If you’re nodding your head in agreement, you aren’t alone. Many young professionals are not as confident about their table manners as they would like to be. Today’s dining is decidedly casual: lunch from a food … Read More
We spend a lot of time at work, so it is only natural to develop friendships with colleagues and bosses. But workplace friendships are different from the friendships in our personal lives. And not understanding the difference between the two can spell trouble at work.
If you are in your early career years, the online universe is second nature to you. After all, you’ve been posting, tweeting, and sharing for most of your life. However, your new role as an employee requires that you take a second look at this potent communication tool to ensure that you present your best self … Read More
Do you know that there is power in your body language? How you sit, stand, and make eye contact at work can affect the quality of your relationships and can help or hinder your opportunities for advancement. In fact, the power of body language is so great that if what comes out of your mouth … Read More
By Stayce Wagner, Spencer Crane Etiquette, LLC When you think about your personal brand, do you think of how you dress and how you act? Most young professionals do. But what about how you email? A well-crafted email helps you to make a positive impression by showcasing your professionalism. That’s the good news. The catch … Read More
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