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How to Use Your Creativity at WorkBeing a creative in a non-creative role can feel draining. You work day after day on reports and don’t get the opportunity to express yourself. Indeed, being in the wrong work environment can be exhausting and leave you feeling unsatisfied. But we don’t all have the option to find a new job whenever the mood hits.Notably, it isn’t easy to make a living as...
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The Value of Knowing How to De-EscalateIf you’ve ever worked in customer service, you’ve probably had to deal with an angry customer before. Indeed, people angry about their service, a product, or experience will take their issues out on unsuspecting employees. Obviously, it’s never okay to scream at or abuse representatives, but it does happen. Knowing how to de-escalate can make your life easier and improve your business.In the case...
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Benefits of Being Your Own AdvocateIt’s important to know how to advocate for yourself. You should pursue what you need from a situation, whether in a relationship or at work or school. Indeed, it can be difficult to find the confidence to speak up. In most cases, however, you must self-advocate to succeed.Self-advocacy is the act of communicating or asserting your interests and needs. For example, you may self-advocate for...
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Why You Should Become a MentorIf you’ve ever been interested in mentoring others, you probably wonder what makes a great mentor. It’s more than being knowledgeable in your field. Indeed, you need to provide advice that will uplift and benefit your mentee. Sometimes what’s best isn’t obvious – otherwise, we wouldn’t need quality mentors. Thus, you need strong critical thinking skills, knowledge of the job market or education system, and...
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What is Your Ideal Work Environment?When figuring out your dream career or starting a job hunt, it’s important to consider your ideal work environment. Whether or not your preferences are met can determine your happiness and success. Consider how much more productive you’ll be if you’re comfortable in your position. A poor work environment can lead to low engagement, burn-out, and resignation.Indeed, you probably won’t find many businesses that match...
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