How to Cope With Passive Aggressive Bullies

Interacting and coping with a passive aggressive person is complicated. Most of the time, her actions are complex, confusing and often used as a way of coping with stress, anxieties, and insecurities. People who are passive aggressive often deny that they are hurt, angry or offended. Yet, they will lash out at you in subtle and puzzling[…]

Toxic Traits of Workplace Gossips

View PDF   Gossip is poison to any environment, but it is especially deadly to the work environment. Gossip creates disruption and is specifically designed for the demise of others. Gossip comes from the individual who has the largest, yet most fragile, ego and who feels the greatest threat to their job security, self-esteem, popularity[…]

These Houseplants Are Good for Your Health

Plants that boost your mood, keep dust away, and help you breathe easier? It’s true. See which ones offer the most physical and mental benefits.   Allergy Relief Researchers found that rooms with plants have less dust and mold than rooms without any foliage. Leaves and other parts of the plants act as natural filters[…]

Mindfulness Techniques to Make You a Better Leader

Stop to take a mindful breath. Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions.   That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of “Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace” and director[…]

Utilizing Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

5 Ways to Become More Emotionally Intelligent at Work Emotional intelligence, sometimes referred to as EQ, refers to a person’s ability to recognize, understand, manage, and reason with emotions. It is a critical ability when it comes to interpersonal communication—a hot topic not only in psychology but in the business world. The term itself was[…]

How to Help Every Manager Be More Like a Natural Leader

How can you tell who is worthy of becoming a manager in your organization?   If you’re like most others, you evaluate people’s tenure and success in their previous role — usually a nonmanagerial role — to determine who moves up. These factors are important; they show loyalty to your organization and hard work. And[…]