Train yourself to be more positive

April 17, 2017

It’s easy to be negative—to think something bad is going to happen and to think your situation will only get worse.  And it can be even easier to think negatively when bad things consistently happen.  But, on the flip side, it’s also relatively easy to be positive. In fact, many people think it’s easier to […]


4 tips to become a better public speaker

April 14, 2017

We’ve all heard it before.  Public speaking is feared more than death itself.  It’s feared more than cancer, more than heights, more than spiders, snakes, crowded spaces, and long words (which is an actual thing – Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia). Whether or not this is actually true though, most everyone can attest to the fact that public speaking […]


7 tips and tricks for the Excel beginner

April 7, 2017

When it comes down to it, Excel is a miracle worker.  One seemingly unremarkable program is capable of revealing so much.  It can “easily” turn all that random data into real, workable information.  Or, at the very least, it can make your to-do list look really pretty. But the thing about Excel is that you […]


7 things you should never do inside an email

March 24, 2017

There are certain things you should always do when building an email – like adding a signature, using periods, and including a subject line. But then again, there are other, less desirable things that you should never, ever, EVER do inside an email. Let’s start with these 7 things. Don’t write too much. No one […]


Be less stressed and more productive with these 5 tips

March 16, 2017

It’s easy to feel stressed at work, and it’s even easier to be unproductive as a result of feeling stressed. But luckily for you, minimizing the stress and improving your productivity doesn’t require much… just a few simple tweaks to your workday. Here’s where to start. Prioritize your tasks. How can you concentrate on anything […]