Success at Work
Having Infinite Patience With Customers
One of the most important attributes you can have when dealing with customers is patience.
Having patience with customers is where empathy comes into play. Empathy is putting
yourself in that customers place. More ...
Good Cop Bad Cop
Are you a manager who's wondering why other department managers don't have the same personnel
problems you have? Are you a supervisor whose manager thinks you can't control the workers under you? More ...
Techniques - Should You be a "Jack of all trades" or a Specialist?
In your own career, which is the best way to go? Should you be a "jack of all trades" or a
specialist? In this article, you'll learn the advantages and disadvantages of each approach,
and techniques to help you succeed in whichever path you take. More ...
Why to Avoid Flirting in the Workplace
What may be flirting to one person could be sexual harassment to another person. It's
a fine line and there are no universal laws about flirting in the workplace. Therefore,
it is up to individuals to gauge what is appropriate and what is not. To avoid overstepping
boundaries in the workplace, here are a few simple tips employees should follow: More ...
Being a Professional
One major difference between a slacker and successful person is that the slacker is
just there to put in the time and collect the paycheck, while the successful person
presents themself as a professional. This article explains things you must do to be professional. More ...
Separating Personal Life and Job
Accepting employment is making a contract. The employer's part of the contract is to provide
salary or hourly pay, plus benefits. Your part of the employment contract is to arrive at work
every scheduled workday, on time, and ready to focus on your work. Your personal problems
should not interfere with work. More ...
Working For a Bad Boss
How to deal with a bad boss who has poor leadership skills, makes unreasonable demands,
and has a bad temper. More ...
Dealing With Change at Work
Organizations today think they need to be constantly changing or they will perish. There's nothing
wrong with new ideas. Business conditions are always changing. But here's the problem: 99 percent
of all new ideas don't work. More ...
Techniques - Taking Initiative
Does your boss always have to tell you what to do. Does your boss have to treat you like a
child, or do you take initiative? There are dangers in taking initiative at work, but the
rewards can be great. More ...
Communicating With Your Boss
Your boss has a significant affect on your success and happiness at work, so it's crucial
that you know how to communicate with them. Some bosses make themselves available and are
easy to communicate with. Other bosses are unapproachable. More ...
How to Get Ahead at Work - Without Kissing Butt!
Most people think that if they kiss the bosses butt, the boss will like them and they will
have a secure job with good advancement. Wrong! If you kiss the bosses butt, they may smile
at you and talk nice to you, but in reality they're thinking you're weak and pitiful. More ...
Meeting Assignment Requirements at Work
Most workers, when given an assignment, have a vision in their mind as to what the assignment
requires and what the completed result will look like. Unfortunately, their vision is rarely
the same vision that their boss had in mind when they made the assignment. More ...