How to Recover From an Office Blunder

If you’ve been in the workforce long enough chances are you’ve made more than a few mistakes. Your ability to recover depends on the type of blunder, it’s size and impact, the company culture, and how you approach the aftermath. Content or Context Many mistakes are job-specific, content-based errors which involve not knowing what or how to do something. While typically associated with those new […]

How to Disagree with the Boss

It’s a rare bird that actively seeks conflict. We all face it of course: butting heads with a buddy, an argument with a spouse, or another round with your mother-in-law. And while daily life is littered with potential spats, most of us have learned to gracefully steer clear of unwinnable, unimportant conversations. But what happens when the disagreement involves something […]

The Problem with Boss Babe

In an effort to stand out in a competitive world many career-minded professionals try their hand at personal branding. Finding your niche is a useful endeavor, but when it degrades into ill-conceived monikers like IT Ninja or Marketing Architect, you come across as amateurish. Recently the trend has jumped the shark into the girl power world with so juvenile titles as Girl Boss […]