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The Price We Pay for Multitasking at Work
Not only are we bad at doing many things at once, but it can actually be harmful to try
How to Deliver Constructive Feedback in Difficult Situations
Thoughtful, empathetic language can make or break your business relationships
Why We Use Business Buzzwords
Is it insecurity? Arrogance? B.S.? Yes.
Everyone Should Read Customer Support Emails
A company can learn more from people sharing their experiences than from numbers in a spreadsheet
Why Startups Fall Apart at 50 Employees
Coaching your business from its teen phase to adulthood
How Not to Annoy Your Mentor
When seeking advice, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons
Consciously Uncoupling From Your Job
How to positively end the long-term relationship you’ve had with your work
Technical Skills Are Overrated. Focus on Your Attitude.
People skills are essential for long-term success
There’s More to Workplace Diversity Than Eliminating Hiring Bias
Choosing new hires without knowing their names is a start, but it won’t solve tech’s diversity problem
Anna Holland Smith
‘I Have to Fire This Guy, Right?’
The best approach to letting an employee go