Here’s How to Keep Your Audience Engaged During a Business Meeting

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Business Tips

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Here’s How to Keep Your Audience Engaged During a Business Meeting

Whether you’re taking the stage for a keynote presentation or gathering for your weekly standup meeting, you compete with dozens of distractions. If you don’t engage with your audience within the first few minutes you’ll likely lose them for the entire business meeting. Audience engagement is an integral part of business meetings and presentations.  If […]

3 Ways to Have Better Communication With Clients

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Business Tips, Meetings, Productivity

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

3 Ways to Have Better Communication With Clients

An issue that keeps coming up for several of my students lately is having better communication with clients. The fact of the matter is that in business you need to learn how to communicate effectively. Otherwise, things can get messy. I personally think there’s an advantage to business communication. In our culture, it’s generally understood […]

4 At Home Changes to Make You More Productive at Work

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Productivity

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

4 At Home Changes to Make You More Productive at Work

Everyone has off days now and then when they are working. Some days you end the day feeling like a superhero because of all that you accomplished. Other days you may feel like you are overwhelmed and failing miserably. Those thoughts and feelings are normal. However, if you have more miserable days than days when […]

How to Stay Motivated When No One is Watching

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Business Tips

Monday, February 26th, 2018

How to Stay Motivated When No One is Watching

A while back I came across this fascinating video essay entitled “Painting in the Dark: The Struggle for Art in A World Obsessed with Popularity.” In it, Adam Westbrook of Delve focuses on the life and work of Vincent van Gogh. For me the video was intriguing not just because of the art (which is […]

5 Tips to Help Improve Your Sales Skills

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Business Tips

Monday, February 26th, 2018

5 Tips to Help Improve Your Sales Skills

No matter what industry you are in, or what job title you hold, the art of the sale is an essential skill every professional needs in their toolkit. Even if you are not working in “sales,” you are selling things every day; whether it’s a pitch in a meeting, or convincing your boss you should be […]

8 Guilt-Free Tips for Saying ‘No’ Without Feeling Bad

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Business Tips

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

8 Guilt-Free Tips for Saying ‘No’ Without Feeling Bad

Saying “no” can be difficult, but trying to be the “yes man or woman” all the time can easily lead to exhaustion and burnout. The good news is, there’s no need to feel guilty when you have to turn down an offer or request. And to make things easier, we’ve got ten guilt-free tips and […]

How to Get on Track When Your Routine is Broken

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Time Management

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

How to Get on Track When Your Routine is Broken

Everybody’s time gets interrupted at one point or another for various reasons. It’s just a part of life we all must accept. But when your work day is disrupted it can be difficult to keep your productivity levels up. To help, here are some ways you can get on track when your routine is broken. […]

3 Winter Blues Fighters to Raise Productivity at Work

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Productivity

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

3 Winter Blues Fighters to Raise Productivity at Work

Do you ever feel like you are dragging your feet a little bit more during the day? If it is happening during the cold months, you may have the winter blues. Many people begin feeling the wintertime blues once the days start getting shorter. But after the first part of the year it can get […]

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