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5 Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Boss

Being the boss can be tough. You have to keep up with everything, assign work, and evaluate employees. But, supervisors are still human and want to feel appreciated. So, when was the last time you and your co-workers showed appreciation to your boss? Since showing appreciation is important, here are five ways to give thanks […]

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Boss’s Day – Showing Appreciation to Your Boss

Boss’s Day is Friday, Oct. 16! This day is dedicated to showing appreciation for managers and those who lead in the workplace. If you’d like to join in the celebration of bosses across the country, check out these easy gift ideas. Card – This inexpensive gift can show a lot of thoughtfulness. Gather your co-workers […]

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Peak Performer’s Life: Here’s How to Build Trust

Peak Performer’s Life: Here’s How to Build Trust

Building trust is an important part of any relationship—personal or professional. Trust and integrity isn’t about being perfect; but rather, owning up to responsibilities and mistakes, and treating others the same way you would want to be treated. This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on integrity—how building trust, doing the […]

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What to Expect From Your Mentorship

So, you have a mentor. Whether they’re a personal, business, or school mentor, you’re lucky to now be in a relationship that can help you grow and succeed in your professional and personal life. Like all relationships, both sides have responsibilities. It’s important to remember that the mentor doesn’t do all the work – you […]

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National Have Fun at Work Day

These days there’s a national holiday for just about everything. On Wednesday, Jan. 28, it’s National Have Fun at Work Day. Work is usually a place where we’re serious and focused on deadlines, meetings, and the hustle and bustle of work life. But, having a little fun is good for the soul and productivity. Here […]

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Be a Mentor at Any Age

Did you ever have a teacher or a friend who – no matter what happened – believed in you and wanted you to succeed? Did that person give you advice, encouragement, and guidance? Did you look up to that person and become better thanks to the attention they gave you? If so, you are probably […]

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Gift-Giving Guide for Your Co-Workers

Tis the season! With the holidays upon us, it’s the time of year when office parties and gift giving abound. It can be stressful trying to decide how to approach gift giving with your co-workers, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are six simple tips to ensure the celebrations stay merry. 1. If you […]

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Avoid Cultural Gaffes When Dealing in International Business

With technology at our fingertips, studying international business, taking internships abroad, and learning about today’s global marketplace is easier than ever. Ensuring you know how to recognize and respect business dealings of other countries is an important part of the process, so check out this post from guest blogger Heide Brandes. Knowing business etiquette for […]

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Five Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

Saying the wrong things to your boss can damage your career in ways that are hard to recover from. It’s important to think before you speak, even when you are upset or passionate about an issue. It’s the first step in keeping a positive relationship with your boss, and while it might sound easy, you’d […]

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Four Easy Ways to Celebrate Your Boss on Boss’ Day

Thursday, Oct. 16, is Boss’ Day – a whole day to celebrate your manager and all they do, from offering career advice and guidance to providing paychecks and having the power to offer you a promotion. Much about a job depends on the manager. Originally, this fun day started as a way to say thank […]

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