How not to let your ego ruin your career

No doubt there’s been some point in your career when your work was under consideration, or a client or coworker seemed to be steering the project in a way that undervalued your contribution. Ted Leonhardt, former global creative director of FITCH Worldwide, discusses a few key steps to help you prevent letting your ego sabotage […]

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5 Tips for Impromptu Speaking

If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. Whether giving an unexpected “elevator pitch” to a potential investor or being asked at the last minute to offer remarks to a sales team […]

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How to be More Diplomatic at Work

An appropriate degree of diplomacy at the workplace is critical for effective communication and maintaining relationships with your colleagues and clients. It is useful in both conflict aversion and conflict resolution, whichever circumstance applies. Moreover, business prospects are not rosy and when you are tasked to deliver negative news and feedback, being diplomatic can facilitate professionalism and fairness. […]

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