Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Curse of Perfectionism

By: Adrian Furnham, Ph.D. Is perfectionism a highly desirable trait that ensures high standards and utter reliability—or a psychological handicap indicative of dithering, delay, and delusions? Is it a healthy drive or self-destructive? Being a perfectionist can be both positive … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Mergers and Acquisitions for Corporate Communicators

By: Anonymous As the market for mergers and acquisitions whirs back into life, so too does the peculiar challenge that it poses for corporate communicators. So how should communication practitioners pave the way for the union of two distinct organisations? … Continue reading

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The 17 Fastest Ways to Get Ahead in Your Career

By: Maggie Zhang Most people want to become successful as quickly as possible. The problem is, many don’t know how to go about doing it. In a Quora thread titled, “How Can I Accelerate My Personal Growth?” users discussed how … Continue reading

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The 12 Most Common E-Mail Mistakes Professionals Make

By: Emmie Martin Most professionals spend their days sending email after email, making it easy to overlook mistakes or forget common courtesies. However, even these small details can make a big difference. “A poorly written email can discredit your professional … Continue reading

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The 4Cs Model of Effective Communication At-a-Glance

The 4Cs model is a useful tool for objectively evaluating the effectiveness of many forms of communication: what’s working, what isn’t working, and why. The 4Cs can assess marketing communication, as well as business communication, political communication, entertainment, and plain … Continue reading

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Ten Ways Admins Can Make the Boss Look Good  

By: John Rossheim What is the measure of an administrative professional? Some would say it’s all about helping your manager do his job well, AKA making your boss look good. With that in mind, we asked professionals who have been … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Writing an Effective Bid

  By: Freelancer.com It’s easy to feel lost in the crowd in a marketplace of almost 9 million professionals. With hundreds of Freelancers sometimes competing for the same job, how do you make your bid stand out from the rest? … Continue reading

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