Working Together Articles

  • 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 things, or a combination of both: Get defensive, question how offensive it really was, and think the person is just being sensitive. Shut down. Neither is great. Instead, look at it this way – saying the wrong thing is actually a...

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

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

    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. But, before you can even finish making your point, some guy interrupts to either prematurely criticize the idea, change the topic or – worst of all – take credit for the idea himself. It’s unfair, it’s belittling and it’s...

  • 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...

  • Accepting only these five responses will increase collaboration and make your team more agile.

    Why You Should Only Accept These 5 Responses When You Make ...

    April 2, 2018

    Fred Kofman – author of the critically renowned book Conscious Business and a LinkedIn Learning instructor – sees a common problem in...

  • Here's how and why you should perfect your personal elevator pitch.

    Why You Should Have a Personal Elevator Pitch (And How to...

    February 14, 2018

    Most of the time, whenever we meet someone new, there’s a pleasant exchange of names and perhaps a handshake. And then there’s usually...