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poor performance

What Can You Do When You Have a Poor Performance?

Even if it never happened to you to have a poor performance, it’s highly unlikely to always be at your best.
personal life

The Manager Sets the Tone for the Personal Life and the Professional Life Balance

Personal life is what, in theory, most of us appreciate the most. In theory. In practice though, most of the times you have a freaking deadline.
compliment

How to Accept a Compliment

In the highly (unlikely) situation that someone pays you a compliment at the office about your daily activity you should react accordingly.
look out the window

Do You Look Out the Window or in the Mirror?

Mister Collins was saying that if you look out the window instead of in the mirror, it’s possible you are not doing the right thing.
poorly performing employee

What Can You Do With a Poorly Performing Employee

No, you should not let a poorly performing employee go. At least not on the first warning, because then you will end up alone in the company.
education

Why Education Plays an Important Role in Your Career

As odd as it may seem, education plays an important role in the evolution of your career. From interview to promotion, education helps a lot.
without email

You Can’t Even Imagine How Much You Can Achieve Without Email

I am not starting a cult called “Without email”, but if you are employed – you are in great danger for the electronic letter to eat your heart out.
same water

Everyone Cooks the Soup with the Same Water

What I mean is that basically everyone starts from the same water when cooking a soup and that getting to a different result/flavor is totally up to us.
right question

To Get a Good Answer, You Need to Ask the Right Question

The right question will always help you get a good answer. If you don’t know how to ask, you will get the wrong answer.
respect

Respect You Earn, It’s Not Attached to Your Business Card

Once you are promoted to a new position, you may expect it to come along with the respect of your colleagues or superiors.
lying salesman

A Lying Salesman Won’t Earn Much

Generally speaking, a liar loses credibility fast, but a lying salesman may easily decrease the value of a certain product, service or even the brand.
employee

You Cannot Treat Every Employee the Same

It’s the same as stating that every employee is different, that they don’t have the same needs and don’t respond to the same kind of motivation.
sneeze

Why Don’t You Sneeze With Your Eyes Open?

Of course you can sneeze with your eyes open, is just that your body’s reflexes won’t allow you to, not before they activate the defense system.
nothing will work

Nothing Will Work When You’re Not OK

Everything around has a direct or indirect connection to what you do and nothing will work when you’re not OK.
wrong

On Being Wrong

If you feel you have never done anything wrong, relax, it certainly did happen. Maybe no one told you, maybe you didn’t realize it.
say no

Can You Say No?

It may seem very obvious, but each time you say no to others, you say yes to yourself. This is very helpful when it comes to a better self management.
Learn More From Your Colleagues

You Learn More From Your Colleagues, Than From Your Managers

It’s only natural to learn more from your colleagues than from a manager, simply because you spend more time together.
going back

Why Going Back to A Company You Worked For?

When you get a job at a new company, it may happen that you won’t find there all that you have hoped for and then it’s very likely to think about going back to your previous employer.
comparing

Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

You’d better spend time considering why you comparing yourself to others. What does this do for you other than making you a little or a lot frustrated?
delegation

Why Delegation Is So Important to a Manager

Delegation should be amongst the first chapters of the book “How to Become a Boss for Dummies”. The process itself means that you empower someone.
good boss

5 Most Read Articles of 2018

You'll find below 5 of the most read articles of 2018, a combination of vegan steaks combined with a leadership deserts.Click on each title to open the articles.
presentation

How to Give a Presentation

It’s very likely that during your career you have already needed to give a presentation at some point, in front of a smaller or larger audience.
stay motivated

How To Stay Motivated When Your Colleagues… Don’t Give a “Sheet”

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No matter the line of work, it’s very important to stay motivated in order to move on – regardless of what everyone else is doing.
blame

Placing the Blame Doesn’t Do Any Good

We are so good at placing the blame on others that some of us may even turn into Blame Game Coaches. We have reached such a level of know-how that  we reach proficiency in blaming everybody else.
parachute

You Can Only Jump Once - Off the Plane without a Parachute

When you jump off the plane you have to consider the risks, and not having a parachute sounds like suicide. The same thing happens at work.
to-do list

Why the To-Do List Is Not Helping

The to-do list is a sequence of stuff to do without necessarily having a clue on how to do it.
autopilot

What Do You Do On Autopilot?

What do you mean you don’t work on autopilot? You may very well think you don’t, but you have another thing coming.
succeeding

Good Luck Succeeding

Yes, I know, it sounds a little odd to wish you to make your own luck when succeeding, but without your perseverance there cannot be any success. If you are not results driven, enthused and motivated by your future endeavors, you have a greater chance to fail.
bad boss

If You Have a Bad Boss, Replace Him!

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The best thing that can happen to your career is to have a bad boss … or more. You cannot possibly collect them all, even though it may seem sometimes that they all ended up on your reporting line.
i am allowed

Only I Am Allowed To Do It!

I am allowed to do it, because I am in command of things and you’re not. Wow, what arrogance! Legend goes that you should practice what you preach. Let’s leave aside the minister and gain some knowledge on why you shouldn’t tell people they are not allowed to do something and you are.