Month: August 2018

Workplace

How Learning to ‘Manage Sideways’ Can Totally Transform Your Career

As a manager, members of your team expect and even crave your feedback. Similarly, senior managers (or least those who are any good at their jobs) welcome feedback from junior professionals. But providing feedback laterally is a challenging workplace problem. Startup founders, entrepreneurs and other professionals often mistakenly assume that candor and cordial relationships with colleagues are diametrically opposed. In reality, the only […]

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Marketing

Personalized Discounts: How Targeting A Customer’s Interests Can Help Increase Sales

Coupons and exclusive discounts have long been a way to win customers. Everyone likes a deal, especially when that deal feels as though it is only available to a small portion of the buying audience. When executed the right way, discounts can incentivize customers to try out a new business or look at a known business’s latest […]

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Office

How to Once and for All Rid Yourself of Career-Imposter Syndrome at Work

How soon before they figure out that I’m not meant to be here? I was promoted by a mistake. I was hired because they forgot to ask one question that would have ended the interview on the spot. These are the fables we tell ourselves because we lack self-confidence, or because we are battling a particular type of […]

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Productivity

8 Things You Can Do Tonight To Help Make Tomorrow More Productive

Nobody sets out to have an unproductive day. Despite your best intentions, though, it can seem impossible to get things done, especially with constant distractions like email notifications and last-minute meetings. But there are things you can do to give yourself an advantage once tomorrow begins. The key is to prepare the night before, taking steps […]

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Productivity

You’ll be More Productive When You Stop Believing These 9 Productivity Myths

Being productive plays a huge role in your success. That’s probably why people spend hours and hours scouring the Internet for top-notch productivity tips, tricks, and hacks. While most of this advice can assist you in becoming more productive, there are plenty of myths out there as well. They may seem helpful, but these myths, such as the […]

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