Communication

Expressing Gratitude at Work

Expressing Gratitude at Work

Outside the office, we almost always thank the people who provide us with assistance. We thank the people who serve us food at restaurants, hold open doors for us, and pick up things that we’ve dropped. But when we’re working, that gratitude tends to disappear. In a survey of 2,000 Americans conducted by the John(…)

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Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

People who are emotionally intelligent are good at recognizing, regulating, and channeling their feelings. They’re also good at recognizing and empathizing with the feelings that other people are experiencing. Some research suggests that people who are high in emotional intelligence have an easier time getting along with coworkers and clients. Thus, they may be more(…)

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How to Work With People Who Are Younger Than You

How to Work With People Who Are Younger Than You

If you’re surrounded by coworkers who are younger than you, you may sometimes feel a little disconnected from them. People in different generations have their own ways of communicating and getting things done. So it may occasionally feel challenging to work together as a cohesive team. But if you find yourself in this position, don’t(…)

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Want Valuable Feedback? Try the “Start-Stop-Continue” Method.

Want Valuable Feedback? Try the “Start-Stop-Continue” Method.

If you’re a manager, then you’re probably responsible for providing your team members with feedback – perhaps during annual performance reviews. But it’s also important to ask your team members to provide you with feedback. To be an effective leader, you need to know if you’re providing your team with the tools and information that(…)

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