• There are three warning signs that your passion is working against you.

    How to Know When Your Passion Is Working Against You

    July 16, 2018

    You’ve probably heard this before – follow your passion. It’s great advice. If you are passionate about what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. But, sometimes, passion – particularly around a stance or a piece of work – can work against you. Yes, you want to care about what you do and show that passion to others. But you don’t want your passion to...

  • How to close a presentation.

    The 6 Best Ways to Close a Presentation

    July 16, 2018

    In December of 2017, we did a blog post on how to start a presentation. It remains one of our most popular blog posts, but we realize it’s only half the battle. Yes, it’s critically important to open a presentation well, so you capture the audience's attention. Equally important – closing it well, as that’ll be what people remember most from your talk. So, you...

  • Wellness at work: stats that show the importance of wellness at work.

    What Wellness at Work Really Means and Why it Matters

    July 9, 2018

    So what does wellness at work mean? It can almost feel indulgent, right? Taking time for your own wellness feels like a decision to deprioritize your work, your family and your commitments. The reality? It’s the exact opposite. Only by taking care of yourself first can you serve everyone else better, including the organization you work for. Taking care of...

  • The Google apps that'll most help you in your day.

    The 5 Google Apps I Use to Better Run my Household

    July 9, 2018

    While I’m an iPhone user, I’m a big fan of GSuite (formerly known as Google Apps). The suite of products are designed to work together...

  • The three biggest mistakes managers make investing their energy and managing their time.

    3 Common Mistakes Leaders Make Investing Their Energy

    June 25, 2018

    Leaders will agonize over where to invest their budget. Or where to allocate additional headcount. Or, over the structure of their...

  • These tips and hacks will make you a better negotiator.

    5 Tips That'll Make You a Better Negotiator

    June 25, 2018

    I’m going to go out on a limb – you’d like to do well in your next negotiation. Well, here’s the thing – negotiation skills aren’t...