19
Feb

Small Talk Tips

     In theory, small talk should be simple. This is because by definition, small talk involves easy conversation about common, non-controversial topics with strangers or acquaintances. Despite the idea of small talk being effortless, many people struggle initiating and/or maintaining small talk. Unfortunately for those who struggle with it, small talk is an essential …Read More

13
Feb

How to Make a Good First Impression at Work

The new year brings a lot of fresh beginnings. This is especially true in the workplace, as many new-hires join the team after the holidays. Starting a new job can be highly intimidating and daunting. This is not only due to the pressure of learning new job duties, company policies, and skills, but also because …Read More

4
Feb

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Coworkers

When you think of Valentine’s Day, you probably don’t immediately think of your job and your coworkers. While the purpose of Valentine’s Day is so celebrate your special someone, there are platonic ways to add some V-Day cheer to your workplace. Instead of ignoring the holiday in a professional setting, it can be used to …Read More

29
Jan

Budgeting Your Time

It’s very easy to wish there were more hours in the day. Many days it feels like you enter the office, answer a few emails, dive into one project, and then just like that, the day is over. While leaving work is usually a happy circumstance, it is the opposite when you had an extremely …Read More

21
Jan

Beating the Winter Blues

It’s a Monday morning in January. You wake up in the dark, commute in the frigid weather, look out of your office window to dreary skies, and leave work only to find more dark, freezing conditions. This is a vast contrast to summertime, which entails going on a refreshing run before work, eating lunch outside …Read More