Renovation Tips to Revitalize Your Office

Sometimes an office lacks personality or needs a modern update. What reasons do you have for considering renovation of your office? Is the aim to improve work environment or appeal to a wider clientele?
It’s important to look at your needs before you dive into the renovation process, and if you decide the changes will pay off in the end. Get ready to make some amazing changes to your space, onRead More…

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Here’s How Social Media Can Negatively Affect Us at Work

Social media has grown immensely, becoming the average person’s main method of keeping in touch. Whether we’d like to admit it or not, many of us have likely been at our desks, passing the time with a quick scroll-break on Instagram.
As we’re exploring our feeds, getting a follow request from a coworker can feel innocuous. Maybe you’ve gone to a few post-work happy hours together, so whaRead More…

we got quizzed on our new boss’s horses, family, and vineyard

when is it OK to approach a colleague about a possible medical issue?

It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. A reader writes:
I have a coworker — let’s call him Joe — who recently moved to our office from another office (same company) hundreds of miles away. He’s still very new to our city and doesn’t have a network outside of work.
A few weeks ago, I noticed something distinct about Joe’s appearance hadRead More…

14 Steps to Take When Redefining Your Brand

I’d like to take my personal brand in a completely new direction. What’s the first step to successfully rebranding?
The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorRead More…

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Why Going Solo Could Be The Key to Finding Your Passion

As humans, we’re innately social, which has many benefits; we get to enjoy dinners out, new experiences and going to the movies with our friends and family.  However, our modern lives often have a way of making socializing difficult, especially when we reach our 30s and 40s.  In fact, 44% of Americans said that their plans are often cancelled because friends are simply ‘too busy’, and aRead More…