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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 ...

Maintaining a Positive Attitude
People like other people who have a positive attitude, Sometimes events contradict the positive attitude point of view, but the person with the positive attitude still believes, in the end, good will win out. More ...

Working on a Team
In an organization, sometimes something comes up that doesn't fit within the definition of any single department's operation. The tasks involved in these types of projects cross department boundaries, so members of a special project team are selected. More ...

Five Ways to Create Job Security
Today's economic climate, that doesn't have to mean you have no job security. You can have a sense of job security, but it won't come from your employer. You must give it to yourself. Here's a proven five point strategy to ensure you have security in an uncertain job economy. More ...

Be more successful - Create ME INC.
In our global economy, bright and brilliant people all over the world compete for the same positions. Many are willing to work for commodity like prices. Developing your Me Inc. will brand yourself and create a distinctive value enabling you stand above your closest competitors. 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 ...

The Fastest Gun Rule
No matter how fast you can draw your gun, there is always someone faster. The same thing applies to you and any quality or talent that you excel at. More ...

Gift Giving in the Workplace
One thing that can add to the stress of the holiday season is workplace gift giving. Giving a gift to a supervisor or manager sets up a conflict of interest and an ethics problem. In my opinion, holiday gifts should be given only to children. More ...

Techniques - Get Ahead by Faking It
Are you working in a no stretch organization? To succeed at work, you need to stretch your capabilities. You need to perform tasks above your skill level, tasks you've never done before. In a no stretch organization, workers are assigned only tasks they've done before. More ...

How to Excel in a Retail Job
A profession in retail is meaningful, reaches out to people and leaves a lasting impression. Excelling as a retail employee includes taking the role seriously, understanding what is expected and finding ways to support your team. More ...

Dealing With Idiots at Work
Wouldn't it be wonderful if everyone could work together and cooperate to get the job done without any drama or conflict? In any organization with more than two people, that's just not going to happen. More ...

Techniques - A Cluttered Desk
Some people mistakenly think having a cluttered desk will trick their boss into thinking they are keeping busy. Instead, a cluttered desk makes your boss think the following: You are disorganized, You are a procastinator, you have poor time management skills. More ...

Increasing Your Value to the Company
In these difficult economic times companies are looking for somebody's butt to kick out the door. When they look at you, will they see an expendable body, or an employee who is too valuable to let go? More ...