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1. The Seven Characteristics of a Professional
Do you consider yourself a regular employee or a professional? Read the seven characteristics of a professional.
2. Being Friendly in the Workplace
Why is being friendly in the workplace so important? Besides fostering teamwork and improving company morale, it can also increase your opportunities for success.
3. How Favoritism Affects the Workplace
Favoritism in the workplace can lead to all sorts of problems for management – from low morale and low productivity to lawsuits. It may be hard not to single out a favorite employee, but if you’re concerned – here is how to identify and stop favoritism in the workplace.
4. Perception vs. Reality in the Workplace
Communication in the workplace is very important. Often times words and actions are often misconstrued. What you said or what you did may not be perceived exactly how you meant it to be which can cause big problems. Reality is the perception of others.
5. How to Say No to Your Employees
Management is not a popularity contest. There are times when you will need to tell your employee “no.” Believe it or not, there is a right way and a wrong way to say it. Keep your working relationships intact, learn how to say no.
6. How to Impress Your Boss - Be Punctual
Want to impress your boss? Be punctual. Being punctual, however, means more then just showing up on time.
7. Is Taking a Pen from Work Stealing?
A single pen or pencil, taking an extra five minutes for lunch...what's the harm? If you have ever asked yourself that question? Have you ever wondered what the bigger picture looks like? What effect does this simple act have on a company?
8. How to deal with an Excuse Maker
They are in every workplace. The co-worker or supervisor that has an excuse for everything. You know who they are. They refuse to accept responsibility for anything. What is the best way to handle the excuse maker? While they may continue to make excuses - it's time to hold them accountable.
9. Inside the Magic Kingdom – A Book Review
Do you know who your customers are? What about your competition? What can we learn from "the mouse?" Disney World sets the gold standard in providing customer service. "Inside the Magic Kingdom" takes us on a journey to see how.
10. How to React When You Don’t Get The Promotion
Getting passed over for a promotion is frustrating. While it can bring out your worst, that won't help you the next time a promotional opportunity rolls around. Read on to find out just how you should react when you get passed over.
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