Cursing in the Workplace

Can you get fired for cursing at work? By Alina Dizik, CareerBuilder.com July 25, 2011 9:07 a.m. EDT Even if you do great work, cursing can have an impact on your ability to get promoted. (CareerBuilder.com) — If you’re cursing at work, be careful. While it’s commonplace to curse once in a while and may […]

The Five Skills Students Need To Be Successful In Business

For a while I have been interested in how to teach students before they reach high school the skills they will need to be successful in their social and work lives. This article by Heather Wolpert-Gawron who teaches middle school language arts and coaches speech and debate in California’s San Gabriel Unified School District, caught […]

Why Won’t They Call You Back?

by Marc Cenedella (Founder and CEO of www.theladders.com) Why haven’t they called you back? The interview went well — you’re pretty sure you nailed that question about how you could contribute to the team’s new mobile initiative — and you really hit it off with the HR person. You’ve got a background in exactly the […]

Rev Up Your Rapport

by Arnold Sanow MBA,CSP Associate of The Lett Group   Rapport can be defined as “bringing agreement, harmony and accord to a relationship”. Isn’t that what we want in our connections – to discover points of mutual interest or common ground, reach agreements, live and work together in harmony and enjoy interactions along the way- […]

Will Education Improve if Etiquette Doesn’t?

Recently, President Obama spoke about the plight of education in the United States and how spending more money will improve it. I agree that there are many schools which are underfunded and additional capital will improve the facilities and number of available resources for the children. However, it is my opinion, that schools will not […]