Learning

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

When we’re at work, we all want to be viewed as super-competent and all-knowing. We don’t want our bosses or coworkers to know if we feel unsure of how to proceed on a certain task or project. No one wants to appear to be confused, inexperienced, or unintelligent. So what do we do when we(…)

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How to Make New Friends

How to Make New Friends

It’s really important to have friends at work. Research indicates that work friends help to make us more productive, focused, happy, healthy, and engaged. Work is so much better when friends are involved! But what if you’re having trouble making friends at work? If that’s the case, here are a few tips: Keep trying –(…)

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How to Be a Good Listener

How to Be a Good Listener

It’s so important to be a good listener. People who know how to listen are better at interacting and connecting with others. They’re also better at avoiding misunderstandings and resolving conflicts. I recently came across a video by “The School of Life” on being a good listener. I think it makes some interesting points. Watch(…)

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Exploring Unconscious Bias

Exploring Unconscious Bias

Unconscious biases are stereotypes or prejudices that we’re not fully aware we have. They’re a product of our environment and life experiences. They influence the way we view other people and the world around us. They can even impact the decisions we make at work and the way in which we interact with our coworkers.(…)

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Is your office a mess? Do you have trouble finding important papers, books, or files? Do your pens keep mysteriously disappearing? If the piles of stuff on your desk ever toppled onto you, could you potentially be trapped or crushed? If so, then it might be time to clean up your act! Here are five(…)

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