Recent studies have found that remote workers are more productive, happier and achieve a better work-life balance. As more organizations are using remote workers, managing these workers is a skill every manager will need to learn.  Here are several tips I found helpful when managing...

Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse The dishes were done, the presents were wrapped The dogs were happily taking a nap We’d just settled down to watch our favorite Christmas movie When in the distance I heard...

Fall is a great time to get electronic data and documents organized. I would bet that this is the last project most of us want to tackle. But then again, imagine losing your phone, a hard-drive crash, theft, natural disaster or fire and suddenly, you’ve...

Consider hiring a U.S. veteran for your next open position. Veterans are disciplined team-oriented players that can add value to any employer's business. Here are some reasons why veterans make great employees: Trained Leaders The military trains people to be leaders. Veterans understand how to manage, motivate,...

Whether you're a business owner, a manager, or a co-worker, you've most likely felt the stress and anxiety that come from facing the need to initiate a crucial (and possibly uncomfortable) conversation. A crucial conversation is any conversation where the stakes are high, emotions run...

We make many decisions throughout the course of a day.  Some are small and inconsequential while others are large and can affect peoples’ lives and wellbeing. At some point in our careers, we have all made decisions that just did not work out the way...

The average professional spends 31 hours a month in meetings.  Many of us find that meetings can be full of talk, with little focus and no outcomes. If you’ve ever sat through one of those meetings, feeling like it’s a waste of time and a...

There is no denying that cell phones are an important part of most of our daily lives. Our insatiable need for information can lead to obsessive, addictive and unsafe behavior patterns. Here are some interesting findings: On average, adults check their phones 110 times per...

Phone interviews are a way for clients to become familiar with your qualifications, personality, and communication skills. Make sure you are prepared! Match Your Qualifications - Review the job description and create a list of how your qualifications match the hiring criteria. Research the Job...