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8 Ways To Turn Negative Feedback Into Something Positive

Negative feedback at work is painful. It might make you angry or frightened--but if you're able to turn it into a positive thing, the negative feedback can actually be your key to success. I spoke to Rebecca Thorman, a speaker, blogger, and careers writer at Kontrary.com, Eve Tahmincioglu, a career …

9 Tips For Winning Over Your Boss

Al Coleman, Jr., author of <i>Secrets to Success: The Definitive Career Development Guide for New and First Generation Professionals</i>, and Anita Attridge, a Five O'Clock Club career and executive coach, shared tips for impressing your boss and winning his or her approval.

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Five Things To Change About Yourself

Dear Liz,<p>I am a big fan of your inspiring articles! I am 29 and thinking about my life and career.<p>I like to read self-help articles online and I get a lot of ideas from them. At the same time, I wonder: how many changes can one person make? Every day I see articles in my newsfeed that tell me how …

How To Approach The Boss When Conflict Arises

Sometimesthe hardest part of your job isn’t the work; it’s the people.<p>“When you have individuals coming from all different backgrounds and beliefs merging together in the workplace, conflict is inevitable,” says Andy Teach, author of <i>From Graduation to Corporation</i><i>,</i> and host of the YouTube channel …

Nine Career Lessons I Learned From Comic Books

Forget 300-page business books. In reality, comic books contain all the insights you need to have a spectacular career.<p>Unlike “business strategy” tomes, comic book wisdom is packed into the fewest words possible. Translation: if you give me two minutes, I can save you a lot of time…<p><b>1. Listen harder</b> …

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Three Steps To Confronting A Co-Worker (That Don't Involve Either Of You Crying)

Let’s start with that word: <i>confrontation</i>.<p>Every day of every work week, people avoid confrontations because they don’t want to address (or create!) hostility at work. Nor do they want to antagonize their co-workers, subordinates, or superiors with contrary principles or ideas.<p>And that’s a good …

10 Steps To Happiness At Work

To achieve greater happiness at work, you don't need your boss to stop calling you at night. You don't need to make more money. You don't need to follow your dream of being a sommelier, or running a B&B in Vermont. So says Srikumar Rao, the author of <i>Happiness at Work</i>. The biggest obstacle to …