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Email etiquette 101

With email being the main form of business communication, it is important to consider best-practice etiquette when conversing with clients, managers and colleagues.

Hot-desking: Hot or not?

The idea of forgoing a permanent desk to move around the office according to the task you are doing sounds sensible in theory, but the trend has plenty of critics.

Are you the real reason they’re underperforming?

One of a manager’s toughest tasks is telling an employee that his/her performance is below expectations. Before meeting with your underperforming employee, ask yourself these four questions.

Raising future leaders: Top skills to teach your kids

Parents may question the wisdom of teaching their kids to lead – it’s tough enough for most of us getting them to follow! Advice for helping your kids grow into leaders.