Honesty matters. That’s what you learned from your parents, your teachers, your coaches, and the religious figures in your life. But everyone who has ever been involved in the job search process—whether as an employer or a candidate—knows that lying is commonplace. It’s time to have a heart-to-heart about dishonesty. Buckle up, because the truth […]
Coaching. Clear communication. Goal setting. Mentoring. Feedback. Relationship building. Delegation. The first time you were promoted, was it because you could do any of those things well? Think about it. Probably not.
Midwesterners are known for their pleasant attitude and friendly demeanor. Here in Indiana—where people are referred to using the folksy term “hoosiers”—you might expect workplace conversations to always be straightforward. But that isn’t always the case. Here are some “tricks” for influencing behavior.
I recently visited a small logistics firm here in Indianapolis. Like just about every trucking company, they had a solid, traditional-sounding name, operated out of a nondescript building, and were located in an industrial part of town. Are there good reasons for these choices?
I heard “Manage others the way you want to be managed” three times in one day last week. The last time was at dinner with friends when Robby Slaughter and I simultaneously yelped “No!”
Whether you’re older or younger than colleagues, customers, or interviewers, there is a chance you will experience age discrimination at work. How do you recognize it? And what do you do when it happens?