Working Together Articles

  • Here's how to respond when you are caught off-guard with unexpected bad news.

    What You Should Say When You Are Caught Off-Guard With Bad News

    June 18, 2018

    Most of us act professionally most of the time. While there are certainly exceptions, most of us do our best to be polite in the workplace, treat others with respect and keep our emotions under control. That is, until we are hit with expected bad news. Like, an unexpected cost comes from nowhere. Or someone doesn’t deliver what they promised. Or something in the...

  • Learn the three-step process for scoring a meeting with almost anyone.

    How to Score a Meeting With Almost Anyone

    June 8, 2018

    There’s probably someone you would love to land a meeting with. Maybe it’s your CEO. Maybe it’s a leader in your field. Maybe it’s a gatekeeper of some sort – for example, maybe you’d like to get a book published, and would love to speak with an acquisition editor to learn what they are looking for. Sounds impossible, right? Well, it isn’t. In her course...

  • A lot of it comes down to your body language.

    3 Easy Ways Women Can Demonstrate Their Authority at Work

    May 27, 2018

    Many female professionals have experienced it: colleagues ignoring their suggestions until a man in the room says the same thing, to universal acclaim. Or being mistaken for someone’s assistant, when you’re the senior leader in the room. Or being “mansplained” to, despite having the most knowledge or experience about the subject at hand. How can female...

  • Do this the next time you say something that offends someone else.

    The Mistake People Make After They Say the Wrong Thing

    May 27, 2018

    Have you ever said something that somebody else said they found offensive? What did you do in response? Many of us do one of two...

  • Women, do this the next time a man interrupts you at work.

    Women – The Next Time a Man Interrupts You in a Meeting, Do...

    May 21, 2018

    Women, stop me if you’ve been in this situation before. You are in the middle of sharing an idea you are really proud of in a meeting....

  • Are you wondering if you are unapproachable? There are three main tells.

    How to Know if People Think You're Unapproachable

    April 4, 2018

    How do you know if people think you're unapproachable? Well, before we get into that, let’s answer two questions. First – does it...