What Not to Say in the Workplace

Don’t say: “That’s not my job.” Why: If your superior asks you to do something, it is your job. Instead say: “I’m not sure that should be my priority right now.” Then have a conversation with your boss about your responsibilities. Don’t say: “This might sound stupid, but…” Why: Never undermine your ideas by prefacing your remarks with wishy-washy language. […]

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When is it time to go? Five make-or-break factors

If you’re sitting in your office bored, ticked off or feeling down you may be thinking it’s time to go. BUT, you’re not sure. You are rationalizing staying because there is one more great thing you can contribute or you feel obligated in some way. We all go through this kind of mental tug-of-war at […]

What Not to Say During a Job Interview

Don’t say: “My current boss is horrendous.” Why: It’s unprofessional. Your interviewer might wonder when you’d start bad-mouthing her. For all you know, she and your current boss are old pals. Instead say: “I’m ready for a new challenge” or a similarly positive remark. Don’t say: “Do you think I’d fit in here?” Why: You’re the interviewee, not the interviewer. […]

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