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How to Accept and Grow from Criticism

Receiving criticism can be one of the toughest parts of a job. It is challenging to hear about your weaknesses that need to be corrected and how you should be building your strengths. Even though it can be uncomfortable, the best way to grow from criticism is by choosing to use that feedback in a positive way.

Everyone is a work in progress, so we all have improvements we can make.  When receiving criticism, it is important to keep the following in mind: (more…)

How to Have Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

In every business, issues arise that involve having a difficult conversation with a coworker. Whether it’s letting them know that a deadline wasn’t met, discussing negative performance, or working out personal conflicts, these conversations will come up. Here are the Do’s and Don’ts from Rebecca Knight, who writes for the Harvard Business Review. (more…)

Dealing with Workplace Conflict

Whether you are in an entry-level position, or an upper level management position, at some point we all have to deal with workplace conflicts. Learning how to deal with the conflicts is crucial to creating a good environment to work in.

Follow these four tips to help handle conflict: (more…)

New Job? Build a Positive Reputation

Starting a new job gives you the chance to start fresh with the organization you are joining. It’s important to build a good reputation during your first weeks of work. Follow these tips to make a good first impression on your new coworkers. (more…)