How to Navigate the Challenges of Being a First-Time Manager

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Making the transition to management can be exciting, but it is also fraught with challenges you may not have encountered before. Typically, the skills and experience that allowed you to advance to this level aren’t the ones you will rely on going forward as you won’t be participating in the daily activities that were once… Read more »


How to Move Forward When Your Great Idea was Rejected

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It happens to everyone; you think your idea is spectacular but, when you present it, you are caught off guard when it’s shot down. Generally, your first instinct is to try and recover from the incident, possibly by downplaying how great you thought the suggestion was, acting like you have a sudden commitment that needs… Read more »


How to Ask Your Boss for Help Without Looking Incompetent

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At some point in your career, you’ll likely be faced with a conundrum that requires help to solve. But, asking your boss for assistance can be a nerve-racking experience, especially if you are worried that it will reflect negatively on your capabilities. However, if you don’t even know how to begin to solve your problem,… Read more »