Category Archives: Relationships

7 Questions To Help Keep A Workplace Compliment Sincere And Legit

Keeping workplace compliments sincere and within the legal boundaries is simple, if your reasons for giving it are sincere.

A few synonyms for the word “compliment” are admiration, endorsement, and congratulations. These all sound innocent enough. However, a compliment veiled in flattery and flirtation can quickly turn into an awkward situation and labeled...
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Common Guest Quirks and How to Squash Them

Are you anticipating another disagreeable interaction among your guests? Is there one guest who always seems to stir things up? It's incredible how one person can ruin a gathering. Sometimes it's the combination of guests can make for a volatile situation. Regardless, as a host, your goal is to provide a welcoming atmosphere for all. And,...
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5 Times An Apology Can Be A Good Career Move

We all mess up at work; it's how you handle things afterwards that reveals your character and professionalism (or lack of it).

In the workplace, there are situations where an apology can be a good career move. For example: 1. Clients. First of all, “the customer is always right” is not always true. However,...
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5 Ways The Apology Has Lost Its Value

When an apology loses its value, what's left? Grudges, hostility, revenge, retaliation, hurt feelings...in the workplace this is detrimental. 

All too often, the apology gets tossed around like a get-out-of-jail card. Add a few tears and some carefully selected words, voilà, all is forgiven and forgotten. Or does it depend on who the offender...
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9 Ways That Will Keep A Workplace Romance Agreeable

Can a workplace romance remain agreeable? How do you move on when they end it? How do you keep it together when they date someone new?

Studies show that dating a coworker is quite common. Sometimes the timing is right and boom, love and marriage. While other relationships start out hot and end...
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How the Golden Globes Taught Us How to Make Men Feel Uncomfortable

The Golden Globes taught us how to make men feel uncomfortable.

These Hollywood awards events are not unlike a work-related company event where a professional demeanor is still required. Including refraining from insulting, bullying. intentionally embarrassing someone or launching a takeover. Ah, the glittery Golden Globes Awards, where people across the country traditionally tune in to see...
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Make your company holiday party a success, just like they do in Silicon Valley

Do your company holiday parties lack ambiance? They don't have to! Make your holiday party a success--do what they do in Silicon Valley, hire models! 

Silicon Valley Party Planners Meeting:It’s been a rough year with all of these front-page sexual harassment allegations. We need to spice things up at this year’s company holiday...
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7 Easy Ways to Stop Being the Cranky Coworker

Are you the cranky coworker that makes the workplace atmosphere unpleasant for everyone? 

Everyone, even the most cheerful person has a cranky moment now and then. If your mood is always set on "cranky," you're either going to be a very lonely person or attract like-minded grumblers to hang out with.  (What fun!)
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