Working Together Articles

  • How to bring romance into work.

    Why You Need to Help Employees Find Romance in Their Work

    October 15, 2018

    85% of employees are not engaged at work—costing companies $7 trillion in lost productivity, globally. In the eyes of Tim Leberecht, one of the keynote speakers at Talent Connect 2018,the drive toward productivity and optimization is what’s at fault. To make work meaningful in an era of automation, he believes leaders need to focus on enhancing the beauty and...

  • See the areas professionals want help in the most.

    The Areas Professionals Want Help In the Most

    September 17, 2018

    What are the areas professionals would really love some help in? Well, when you ask them, rarely will they say a “hard” skill like mastering Excel or grasping AWS. Instead, it’s almost always a “soft” skill, like “how to be more confident on the phone” or “how to be a better leader” or “how to be assertive, without being confrontational.” Or so, that’s what the...

  • Three strategies for dealing with a negative person at work.

    How to Deal with a Negative Person at Work

    July 23, 2018

    Negative people at work aren't much fun. Yes, everyone has tough times. But when people constantly linger in that negative energy and complain all the time and you have to be around them all day, it can drive you crazy. Worst of all, if you aren't careful, they can start turning you into a negative person as well. What should you do? Well, if you are a peer of...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

    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...