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10 Tips for Better Writing 10 Tips for Better Writing

Many people resist writing and are out of practice, but small improvements can make a big difference.  If you would rather go to the dentist than write a one-page report, these tips are for you.

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Payson Hall
Human Resource Management, Multi-Tasking, and Waves

Some tolerate multi-tasking better than others. Beyond tolerance and even the ability of some people to switch contexts more efficiently than others is an effect of multi-tasking that most of us have experienced but rarely discuss.

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Payson Hall
Virtual event Getting the Most from a Virtual Event

Virtual events do have value, but in order to get that value, you need to treat them with the same reverence you would a physical event.  Here are a few suggestions on how to do that.

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Stasi Richmond
The New Need for the Act of Balancing

Prioritization is a skill that helps determine when and where to balance, both professionally and personally. Balancing is important when we prioritize our choices. In fact, these two attributes are so closely tied that it is important to balance our priorities and prioritize our balance. 

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How to Run a Productive and Effective Remote Team

With remote work becoming the norm, now is a good time to consider how you can help your team do their best without causing burnout. Fortunately, remote work may actually improve productivity. After all, it's one of the factors that largely contribute to job satisfaction.

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Travis Jamison
Woman putting her head down on her laptop in frustration How to Decide whether to Quit Your Job

Some people are happy with their jobs and know they want to keep them. Others are clear that they want to quit. What's difficult is when the decision to quit or stay is a tough one. The important thing in making that choice is to be sure you’ve examined the issue as objectively as you can from different viewpoints.

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Naomi Karten
Hacker typing on a backlit computer keyboard Cybersecurity Consciousness during COVID-19

As we all deal with COVID-19 across the globe—medically, economically, and professionally—there are plenty of lessons to discover. There is also a lot to learn when it comes to cybersecurity. More people moving toward working from home means more opportunities for hackers to strike, so we must be smart and vigilant.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Huskies pulling a dogsled How to Stay Cool in a Crisis

In times of crisis, we can find ways to accomplish things at work that come from sources having nothing to do with work—or at least work as we know it. All types of activities from all walks of life can offer advice about how to deal with stressful situations and stay productive. Here's how to keep cool under pressure.

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Naomi Karten