Category Archives: Communication Skills

Office Hours: How to Own Up to a Mistake at Work

Admitting to a work screw-up is like knowing CPR. You want to be good at it, but not because you’ve had a lot of real-life practice. It’s also like CPR in the sense that the slower you are to act, the worse the outcome is likely to be. To help you know what to do on the spot, we asked two senior executives—both have seen and heard it all—for their … [ more ]

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Office Hours: What to Do When You Get a New Boss

Changes in management can be unsettling, whether they’re part of a major restructuring or due to just one person’s departure. We asked Suzanne Quigley, director of community and corporate responsibility at QVC and PA Conference for Women board member, for her advice on what to do when you get a new boss.

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Transform Your Workplace with Radical Honesty | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  When Patty McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, she co-authored the company’s famous “culture deck,” which spelled out her vision for creating a company culture that hinges on employees behaving like, and being treated as, adults. In this 30 minute teleclass, the author of Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility will share what she has learned about radical honesty in the workplace, motivating with … [ more ]

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Office Hours: Help for When a Colleague Makes More Than You

You just found out that a coworker is paid more than you. But the two of you have the same job. What should you do? You could call your network (and you should). You could also read our new column, “Office Hours,” where we’ll be posing your burning career questions to our board members and other Conference for Women friends. Here’s what four business leaders from our boards would recommend … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | What No One Tells You About Negotiating

What No One Tells You About Negotiating Tuesday, January 30, 2018 1:00-1:30 pm Register Now

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Free Teleclass | Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Wallet this Holiday Season

Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Wallet this Holiday Season Tuesday, November 28, 2017 1:00-1:30 pm

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The New Networking Roadmap: Building the Relationships You Need to Succeed | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  In this hyper-connected world, where everyone is posting, liking and friending fast and furiously, are you actually leveraging your connections successfully? In this 30-minute teleclass, networking expert J. Kelly Hoey will provide some of her innovative strategies for forming strong relationships—the genuine, long-lasting kind that is mutually beneficial. Master the social tools at your disposal, and never clutter your calendar with dead-end coffee dates and … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | The New Networking Roadmap: Building the Relationships You Need to Succeed

The New Networking Roadmap: Building the Relationships You Need to Succeed Tuesday, October 31, 2017 1:00-1:30 pm

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Mastering Civility: The Easiest Way to Boost Your Career | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  From talking over others to not saying thank you, rudeness in the workplace can cut deeply and hijack focus. Even if people want to perform well, they can’t. Ultimately incivility hurts the bottom line. In this 30-minute teleclass, Christine Porath, professor of management at Georgetown University and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace, will share why it pays to be civil and … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Mastering Civility: The Easiest Way to Boost Your Career

Mastering Civility: The Easiest Way to Boost Your Career Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:00-1:30 pm

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