View All Articles
"Building relationships at work takes time and patience, but it’s crucial to your career.
"What do successful people do differently?
"As the volume of email we send and receive grows, with it comes a new problem: finding a specific message—or specific piece of information—within your vast archive.
"Lori Wright, general manager of Microsoft Teams and Skype marketing, offers advice for making daily meetings less repetitive and more inclusive.
"In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure.
"Sending and receiving a follow-up email can be annoying.
"I’m starting to think we’ve hit "peak subscription box," declares Sarah Halzack (photo, left).
"A classic introvert preference is aversion to meetings.
"Whether you know it or not, our bodies have a specifically set programming schedule for the best time of day to concentrate, spark new ideas, and experience peak performance.
According to Michael Hyatt (photo, left), "Most of us try to increase productivity by doing more things faster.
"Though business communication may not always be perfectly executed, the "What happened?
"Machine learning is on the verge of seriously impacting workplace communications.
"I’ve read a lot of cover letters in my career — thousands of them, maybe even tens of thousands.
"Niceness wasn’t part of the equation.
"Communication is the most important skill we possess as a species and it is about to be radically improved by the use of artificial intelligence.
Susan Fowler weighs in on the topic at SmartBrief.
"Most leaders consider time their most important resource.
"When it comes to digital infrastructure and the relationship we have with it, it feels as if we’re at an important crossroads right now.
"An infographic allows freelancers, businesses and all sorts of organizations to portray information in a visual, easily digestible manner.
"This is the letter to write when you don’t get the job.
"My career fantasies," writes Erin McDermott Peterson, "consisted of me getting to just focus on recruiting all day—finding and interviewing people, making offers, and convincing them this was the right opportunity for them.
"Any time we interview someone, we wait to see whether they’ll write a thank you note or not.
"Keeping up with social media seems like an impossible task some days.
"Great results are more than half the battle.