What if…? The lack of time to get everything done, myriad of special requests, and the need to do extra research will sometimes put us in a tailspin. What if a routine commitment suddenly required hours of research without extra income...Show More Summary
“The rule is: the basics are the basics and you can’t beat the basics.” – Charles Poliquin Charles Poliquin (@strengthsensei) is one of the best known strength coaches in the world. He has trained elite athletes from nearly 20 different sports, including Olympic gold medalists, NFL All-Pro’s, NHL All-Stars and Stanley Cup champions, and IFBB bodybuilding […]
Fun or just the facts? When Ryan Rhoten interviewed me for his podcast, it was more of a conversation and storytelling between two friends over coffee (since we’ve known each other for a while from #brandchat – a weekly chat every Wednesday...Show More Summary
Although many employees are wary of requesting more paid time off, it’s a reasonable request for any hard-working person who has been in their position for a decent period of time. Several studies show that vacations are great for your...Show More Summary
What is the most dreaded part of your work day? For many, it’s the seemingly endless stream of meetings to talk about other meetings that we have to set up. In the workplace, often times nothing gets done as a result of this bottleneck, which can stall progress for an organization and a career. Show More Summary
I recently interviewed actor/producer David Serero. David has been in the industry for over ten years starting in Europe, and ultimately working in New York City. His extensive experience in the world of theater gives him a lot of insight into the industry. Show More Summary
Many employers struggle with the question of whether an employee’s request for medical leave is covered under FMLA as a serious health condition. The term “serious” is intended to exclude minor ailments, like colds, earaches, flus, and headaches. However, whether a health condition is serious depends on its origin or effects. Show More Summary
You know how badly you need some go-to life hacks that really work. We all do. We need super effective strategies that don’t involve buying one more app, signing up for a new dashboard or watching instructions on YouTube. You certainly...Show More Summary
As you know, on July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its proposed changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Under the Act, to be exempt (from overtime), an employee must meet...Show More Summary
I’m the Corporate office manager of a company, so I handle everything on the business side of things. I work as the accountant, secretary, bookkeeper, payroll, HR and much more. So because of that my boss (the owner) and I work pretty closely as I have to approve most things through him. Well, his wife […]
Young consumers have long been one of marketers’ most coveted demographics. As millennials grow up and become young professionals, both B2B and B2C marketers are doing all they can to connect with millennials and convince them to buy. This week, … [Read more...] The post Must-Read Tips for Marketing to Millennials appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.
Pennsylvania-based Power Home Remodeling Group recently earned the top spot on Fortune’s inaugural list of 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials. A home remodeling company? Are you thinking what I’m thinking? That doesn’t strike me asShow More Summary
When you’re tasked with creating a slide show or visuals for team members/clients, relying on tools like Powerpoint and Word will rarely impress. While these tools were considered innovative in past decades, they offer nothing fresh to brand you as more inventive than your peers and competition. Show More Summary
It happened more than once, and I want to share with you how I deal with it. Some clients… well it doesn’t matter how fair I am with them, or how much I do my best to make them happy – some clients can be sholes! I know, I should be professional. I know, I […] The post My client hurt my feelings appeared first on The nuSchool.
Last Tuesday’s All-Star Game marked the unofficial mid-way point in the very long Major League Baseball season. This time in the baseball season always reminds me that in the marathon that is the baseball season athletes are conditioned...Show More Summary
You know it's true, right? It doesn't matter what your company's dress code is. People naturally filter in a type of caste system when it comes to how they dress. You can identify the type of employee by what they...
Leaders do have to tell people exactly what to do when a person isn't yet competent--and confident--about the task or assignment. (The whole "leader" thing isn't just about high-concept and vision). But how do you develop managers who are knowledgeable...
According to new InterCall research on workplace conference call behavior, 82 percent of employees admitted to focusing on other work or non-work distractions while on a call. Rob Bellmar, executive vice president of conferencing and collaboration at InterCall, recently offered...
The good news is tattoos aren’t reserved for sailors, warriors, or rock stars anymore. For these reasons and many others, 1 in 3 people under forty has at least one tattoo. (They are actually an ancient art form dating back to the Egyptians...Show More Summary
Have you mastered your domain at work but are under appreciated? The way to fix that is to educate your boss on what “Domain Masters” like you look like and how they can get the best performance from you. What is a Domain Master? Domain...Show More Summary