Google the term “networking etiquette” and you will receive pages of links to articles elaborating the ways a little bit of courtesy will carry you a long way in business. Makes sense, because when networking your typical goal is to have someone else recognize your value as rapidly as possible. You’re hoping that person, in […]
So, have you heard of the recent controversy surrounding the increasing use of the word “so” in business discussions? Well, as far as this blogger can tell, the hubbub started more than a year ago when USAToday’s College blog published a well-researched post by a then-senior at the University of Michigan. Haley Goldberg explored the […]
In her recent post for the InterCall Blog “10 Ways Business Leaders Can Optimize Meeting Time,” Sarah Murphy cites a study by staffing firm Robert Half Management Resources that revealed many U.S. workers feel about a quarter of the time spent in meetings is wasted. This sentiment, of course, means meeting leaders must cope with […]
After months of waiting and weeks of digesting the initial media reviews, the Apple Watch is finally available to the masses. Though gadgets like Google Glass and Samsung’s own line of Gear watches came before it, the Apple Watch marks wearables’ definitive entrance into the mainstream. Despite its availability in a trio of models, a […]
Snow is still on the ground (if not actually falling) in parts across the country, but spring technically has arrived. As employees’ winter blues fade away and anticipation for summer half-days mounts, now is an ideal time to spruce up organizational processes, check on annual goal progress and clear out messy calendars. Conference calls (including […]
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