Tag: Communication

Here’s How to Be a Better Collaborator at Work

“No man is an island,” the English poet John Donne once wrote. Nearly 400 years later, if you’re into creative, ambitious work, that sentiment is truer than ever — collaboration is often essential. It also might not feel like your strong suit. Maybe you feel weird without your headphones in […]

11 Things to Never Say During Your Performance Review

Between the feeling of being thrust into the spotlight, the one-on-one setting with your manager and the gravity of what’s at stake, performance reviews can feel pretty uncomfortable. And when you’re made to feel uncomfortable, sometimes you aren’t always the most conscious of (or careful with) your words. But if […]

How to Get (More) Comfortable Having Honest Conversations With Your Boss

Openly communicating with your boss can be intimidating, but it can also improve your relationship and enhance your performance within the workplace. Though these little chats may be awkward, they’re well worth the effort. Check out these tips for how to be more honest with your boss. Read Complete Article

Here’s How to Gracefully Sunset an Initiative You’ve Worked So Hard On

Having to shut down—or in corporate jargon, sunset—a work project you’ve been a crucial part of is bound to happen in your career, whether by your own accord or someone else’s. Knowing how to wrap everything up in a pretty bow is an important skill—here’s how. Read Complete Article