Communication

Stop Using Filler Speech When Presenting

Stop Using Filler Speech When Presenting

I think we all use filler speech occasionally. Those are words like “um,” “so,” “you know,” “ah,” and “like.” Some people use them more than others. But in regular conversation, it’s OK. People who use a lot of filler speech take a little extra time to get their point across. But they get there eventually.(…)

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The One Thing You Should Do to Make Your Coworkers Like You

The One Thing You Should Do to Make Your Coworkers Like You

It’s so important to be on good terms with your coworkers. When people have good relationships at work, they’re happier and more productive. They’re more likely to collaborate, share ideas, be creative, and enjoy the work that they do. So what should you do to make your coworkers like you? According to research, the answer(…)

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2018 Office Jargon and What It Means

2018 Office Jargon and What It Means

I think I work in a jargon-loving office. My coworkers are always throwing around phrases like “I don’t have enough bandwidth” and “that’s definitely in my wheelhouse.” Honestly, I hear these types of phrases so often that I sometimes forget that they’re office jargon. A couple weeks ago, I used the term “bandwidth” when talking(…)

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