Networking: You're thinking about it all wrong
The idea of “networking” can leave a bad taste in one’s mouth. “I hate networking, it’s so fake.” “I don’t ‘network’ because I don’t use people.” “I don’t need to network, my work speaks for itself.” The people who say this, have it all wrong. No one should view networking simply as, “what’s in it for me.” While many think “networking” is cold and calculating it really means simply connecting with other people, helping them when you can (because it's the right thing to do)
Are You Ready for a Face-Off? What Would You Do?
Scenario: you’re walking down the supermarket aisle wearing your mask and you see someone approaching from the other direction, not wearing a face-mask. What would you do? You feel your blood begin to boil and your whole body tense up as you silently fume, “what is wrong with people?” Would you exasperatedly shout down the aisle in a firm voice, “You should be wearing a face-mask”? Or would you quickly grab what you need (if you can find it) and leave the aisle without saying
What Week Is It You Ask .....
With all the jokes about it being Blursday, we'll give you a pass if you didn't have National Business Etiquette Week marked on your calendar! A week dedicated to making work more enjoyable by building work relationships and making communication more effective and respectful? Yes, this is the week - sounds good to us. With our workdays continuing to evolve from in-person meetings to an endless series of virtual ones, we thought it would be the most helpful to you to focus on