Category Archives: Workplace Soft Skills

Colin Kaepernick Takes a Knee

Down on your knee to take a stand.

Did Colin Kaepernick have the right to take a knee during his country's national anthem? Yes. Unless, his contract or the team's policies and procedures manual, which he no doubt signed, dictates otherwise.  If there is a stipulation in his contract(s) that he must stand during the...
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Adele Calls Out Critic

Hello Adele, Your critic heard you, we heard you...so did your fans, your family, and your son.

Apparently, famed producer, Tony Visconti, called out Adele questioning her vocals, insinuating "...if that is actually her voice or how much has been manipulated..."
Well, Ms. Adele Laurie Blue Adkins responded during her concert, saying, "Dude, suck my ****."
Famed...
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Is It Rude to Ask Who Someone Voted For?

You can ask, but what's your point?

Some people don't mind being asked who they voted for or openly showing support for a particular candidate or proposition.  That is their right. Using common sense and social skills can help you decide whether to ask in the first place. Especially in the workplace.
Why do some people...
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4 Holiday Networking Nuances

4 Holiday Networking Nuances 

Loathe it or love it? Networking during the holidays has its nuances, as does the start of a new year when people's attitudes are generally motivated and ready to talk shop. While it is recommended that you maintain a professional demeanor at any and all events regardless of the...
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Post-Election Etiquette

post-election etiquette tipsPost-Election Etiquette? Are sulking or gloating?

It's post-election day, what does etiquette have to do with it? Well, most likely you're either celebrating, moping, or super mad; which is understandable. It's how you handle your emotions; that's where etiquette comes in, especially in...
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How To Deal With Picky Eaters

Teasing and insisting a picky eater "try something new" is rude!

Instead of being labeled a "picky eater," I prefer the term discerning; someone who knows what she likes and doesn't like. For example, I do not like avocados. What I often hear is: "How do you not like avocados!" Simple, I've tried them prepared...
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Millennial Point of View

Jessica WashingtonA Millennial's Point of View

I interviewed an up-and-coming millennial on entrepreneurship. This week’s featured guest is Jessica Washington, a beauty guide blogger and a recent graduate from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations. She currently works as...
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An Interview With a Millennial

 

Amanda SuazoAn Interview With a Millennial

The millennial generation is in the spotlight. More so than any recent generation. I’d say, since the “hippie” generation. Why is this generation making such a splash? What is making this generation so influential? Does the dawn of social media have...
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Overweight Friend

walking clip artOverweight Friend

Although making headway, weight, is still a sensitive and somewhat controversial subject.

People blame fast-food joints, lack of money, lack of time, food manufacturing industries, upbringing, video games, an inactive lifestyle, etc. Whether you are in the camp of "They can lose weight...
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