The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is holding its annual conference from 6-8 June in Copenhagen, Denmark, under the theme of Education 4.0: New Jobs, New Skills, New Education. Like any upgrade with a ‘dot’ in it, Education 4.0 is an opportunity to build on the solid foundations of what’s come before while mixing things up … More How To Prepare Business Students For The New Economy
When you’re running a business, it’s essential to stay abreast of results in every area of your company – even those that aren’t quantified in terms of revenue. A successful marketing strategy reveals trends today that will pay off tomorrow, if you remain informed enough to capitalize on your hits and to learn from your … More A Business leader’s guide to Facebook insights
What’s worse than conflict in the workplace? Unresolved conflict. Bottling up the feelings you get from workplace injustice, incompetence, or disrespect can lead to stress, health problems, and reduced productivity – not to mention the ongoing professional damage being done by whatever the contentious issue is. On the other hand, confronting the person with whom you have … More How to face up to conflict at work
Communication is a major but underrated factor in most jobs. While face-to-face or phone interaction can seem intuitive, when it comes to sending a professional email, there is a whole new level of etiquette and technique of which you need to be sure. Continue reading at Classy Career Girl.
We spend so many hours each week, and so many years of our lives, working with colleagues old and new – it becomes a family of sorts. And like any family, simmering resentments, petty jealousies, or the taking of each other for granted, can sometimes more than counterbalance the feelings of support, love, and solidarity … More How to confront a difficult colleague
Taking a break should not be about switching your mind off, but rather about changing gears. Your soul is a complex thing: it thrives from being fed as much as from being rested – that’s what a good night’s sleep (and the occasional power nap) are for! Apply the same mindful approach to your breaks … More 16 Mindful Work Breaks (And When To Take Them)
There is an oft-told legend about how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos likes to make sure there is an empty chair at every company meeting: the chair represents the customers, so the most important ‘person’ is always ‘in the room.’ It’s the kind of visual stunt that sets apart great leaders from good ones, and also … More 9 Surefire Ways to Make Your Customers Happy