Author Archives: Columbia Books, LLC

Format Efficient Progress Reports

Spend less time updating your boss about the status of your team’s projects. Continue reading

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What Would You Choose: Money or More Flexibility?

A recent survey found that most people would prefer more flexibility and free time over money. Continue reading

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When the Biggest Problem is the People

A day in a dysfunctional office can feature more drama than a soap opera: coworker conflict, gum-flapping gossips, turf wars that are entrenched in the culture and demanding divas of either gender, just to name a few. Continue reading

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Shorten Rambling, Unproductive Phone Calls

Use these phrases to keep phone calls under 10 minutes. Continue reading

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Is Your Brand Helping or Hurting You As You Climb Your Way to the Top? 5 Ways You Could Be Destroying Your Promotion Opportunities

Here are five of the biggest personal branding mistakes that might be holding you back. Continue reading

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Provide Foolproof Instructions

When staffers follow instructions correctly the first time, their productivity soars and your
frustration level drops. Continue reading

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Don’t Let Good Ideas Die

Leaders who focus solely on “the next big thing” may pass by numerous employees’ suggestions and solutions. Continue reading

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