Respect in the Workplace

 I once knew a woman who was in a bad relationship. I never met her significant other, but she made random comments about how poorly he treated her. The interesting – and significant – thing was that she didn’t make these comments to complain about his behavior. They were stated in a matter-of-fact manner that […] Read more →

The woman who could communicate

I once knew a woman who worked as a client relationship manager (CRM) for an IT consulting firm. The CRM’s role was to be a liaison between her clients and the candidates that we placed with those clients. Her job was to work with the client and understand their resource needs. She would then communicate … Continue reading The woman who could communicate

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Managing Projects with Respect

Over the years I’ve written about many project management skills, techniques, and approaches. Project managers need to be organized. They need to be able to plan efficiently. Project managers need to be able to communicate and customize their communication for their specific audience. The project manager needs to have many tools in her toolbox. One … Continue reading Managing Projects with Respect

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How Not to Respond by Email

 It happens on a frequent basis for some. Someone sends you a scolding email pointing out something that you did wrong. Or someone embarrasses you in front of a group of your peers. Whatever the situation, you get wronged by someone at work. It could be a peer, a supervisor or a customer. Maybe the […] Read more →

7 Reasons Your Billing Rate is Low

We probably all know someone who does the same thing as we do but makes a lot more money doing it. We can sit there in jealousy, wondering how he or she does it. But they are obviously doing something we are not. It’s probably more than one of the items below. You’re not up … Continue reading 7 Reasons Your Billing Rate is Low

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