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Guide to Planning Your Day

I was going through a job interview process recently and was asked the question, “How do you prioritize your day?” It’s such a great question to get a peek into … Continue Reading →

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Dealing With Failure

Dealing with failure can be difficult in any career. We all want to be successful and viewed by others as winners. There will be times when something goes wrong and … Continue Reading →

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10 Ways to Build Bridges at Work

We often hear people say, “Make sure you don’t burn your bridges!” I heard this the other day and it got me to thinking about that saying. A bridge is … Continue Reading →

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Workplace Bullies

Workplace bullying is very prevalent in the workplace. While it is not as blatant as schoolyard bullying, it can still affect work performance and satisfaction. I will attempt to explain … Continue Reading →

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Working with the Worst Office Personalities

  • By Cecil Wampler
  • June 16, 2015
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In the Washington Business Journal, author Dr. Sylvia Lafair identified 13 of the worst personality types around the office. I think she did a great job at covering most of … Continue Reading →

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What are Your “Two-cents” Really Worth?

  • By Cecil Wampler
  • June 7, 2015
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We often hear people add their opinion to a debate or add their two-cents. Some people always agree while others always find ways to disagree. Some people don’t care and … Continue Reading →

How Much is “Too Much” Information?

  • By Cecil Wampler
  • May 25, 2015
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How many times have you said something at work you wished you could take back? It probably happens more often than it should. Sometimes it’s an accidental slip up, but … Continue Reading →

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Mastering the Tough Interview Questions

  • By Cecil Wampler
  • August 31, 2014
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All of us want to eventually move up to the next level. It doesn’t just happen by itself. It requires a little effort and planning. One of the things I … Continue Reading →

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The Dirty Dozen: 12 Characteristics of Bad Bosses

  • By Cecil Wampler
  • August 19, 2014
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There are personalities that are not good for anyone in the workplace, but are most offensive when someone in power acts this way. I made this list as an informative … Continue Reading →

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Ideas For Thanking Your Employees

Thanking your employees is the universal way to show you appreciate their hard work. There are a number of ways of doing it and you can get as creative as … Continue Reading →

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