Imagine having a golden ticket to build a strong relationship and trust with your manager. That’s precisely what a 1:1 meeting is—a golden opportunity to not just discuss work but to strengthen the bond between you and your manager. As… Read More »⚗️The Secret Sauce to 1:1 Meetings: How to Make Every Session a Win-Win!🏅
Gen Z has recently been depicted in the media as being especially difficult to work with. Major media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and CNBC have examined the subtleties of Gen Z workers’ workplace conduct, frequently stressing their… Read More »Challenges of Gen Z in the Workforce & Reasons To Be Optimistic
The Ultimate Survival Guide To Your First Job! When I started my own professional journey about 20 years ago in the Mailroom of the William Morris Agency, I encountered numerous challenges that textbooks and lectures never prepared me for. I… Read More »Introducing Cubicle To Corner Office
The SMART goals framework is a system designed to enhance the effectiveness and clarity of goals. Let’s delve into what makes a goal SMART. Specificity Is Key: The first principle, Specificity, emphasizes that goals should be clear, precise, and unambiguous.… Read More »SMART GOAL SETTING
Managing expenses and workplace travel can be a complex task, especially when it comes to balancing company policies and personal preferences. It’s crucial to handle expenses responsibly and transparently to ensure you maintain a positive reputation within your organization. In… Read More »Managing Expenses and Work Travel
Introduction An executive summary is a critical piece of a business document, providing a snapshot that entices readers to delve deeper. This summary should ideally be approximately one page for a written report and a maximum of two slides for… Read More »What Is An Executive Summary?
Ah, the first day on the job! Excitement, nerves, and the age-old question: “What should I wear?” For many, this is the first taste of the complexities of office culture and etiquette. And as I discovered during my initial days… Read More »The Unspoken Power of Office Etiquette in Shaping Your Career
which is more appropriate? Email and messaging platforms like Slack serve different purposes in professional communication, and choosing the right medium is pivotal for effective collaboration. Some messages may be better suited for email, phone calls, or in-person conversations. Use… Read More »Should you send an email or a slack?
Introduction Beyond understanding the responsibilities of your day to day job, it’s critical to understand your company and how it operates in its competitive environment. Gaining a thorough understanding of your industry’s landscape can be likened to a navigator charting… Read More »Charting Your Industry’s Landscape
Managing Your Downtime Dealing with downtime in the office is an important aspect of managing your professional image and making the most of your time at work. While it’s natural to have occasional lulls in your workload, it’s essential to… Read More »What To Do With Your Downtime At The Office