How to Ask Your Boss for Time to Learn New Things
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How to Ask Your Boss for Time to Learn New Things

How to Ask Your Boss for Time to Learn New Things

by Rachael O’Meara We all want to learn and grow. Improving our skills and being exposed to new ideas not only makes us better at our jobs but makes us happier and more engaged at work. But with a full-time job, it can be tough to find the time and resources to dedicate to personal … Read More

Emailing While You’re on Vacation Is a Quick Way to Ruin Company Culture
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Emailing While You’re on Vacation Is a Quick Way to Ruin Company Culture

Emailing While You’re on Vacation Is a Quick Way to Ruin Company Culture

by Kate Denis Companies expend untold energy building culture—defining their values, revamping their office space, organizing holiday parties and volunteer outings. And yet many managers don’t seem to realize that while company culture can be really hard to build, it’s incredibly easy to destroy. And you may unknowingly ruin it in just two steps. Step … Read More

Be Kind to Yourself When You’re Feeling Stressed Out
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Be Kind to Yourself When You’re Feeling Stressed Out

Be Kind to Yourself When You’re Feeling Stressed Out

by Harvard Business Review Burnout is a serious problem at work. It can make you feel emotionally exhausted, cause cynicism, and hinder your job performance. If you notice these signs of extreme stress, resist the urge to beat yourself up — that will only make the situation worse. Instead, have some empathy for yourself and … Read More

Praise Someone the Way They Want to Be Praised
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Praise Someone the Way They Want to Be Praised

Praise Someone the Way They Want to Be Praised

Adapted from the HBR Guide to Performance Management Recognition is one of the most powerful tools a manager has, but not everyone wants their good work to be called out in the same way. Acknowledging someone’s work is meant to make them feel special — and it’s hard to feel special if a corporate procedure treats … Read More