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What’s Your Workplace Communication Style?

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Even when we’re speaking the same language, we all communicate a little differently. Some people give short, straightforward responses to questions while others might add a ton of detail. Knowing your own communication style—and adapting to the different styles of co-workers—can help personal and organizational success come much more easily. Business writer Mark Murphy’s model […]

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Want to Stand Out At Work? Move Beyond Your Job Description

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Do you feel undervalued, bored, or burnt out from your job? If so, you aren’t the only one. According to a 2017 survey, a majority of American workers feel unappreciated, with 44% of respondents believing they are “always or often overlooked.”  Though you may feel like you’re doing everything your supervisor asks of you, this […]

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Not Fooling Around | How to Keep Your Cool with 4 Difficult Coworkers

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Awkward office dynamics may at times seem laughable, but difficult coworker relationships are no joke. Here are our suggestions for keeping the peace if you regularly find your patience—and your productivity—being put to the test. 1. The chatty Charlie You’re racing to meet a deadline, but your cubicle mate is regaling you with their take on […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working with a Friend

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If you’re presented with an opportunity to work with a friend, it may seem like an easy decision. Work friendships are important after all, and if you already have a connection, it can be much easier to transition to a new role and organization. But before you jump at an opportunity to turn a friend […]

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