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World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in The Workplace

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in The Workplace

During our adult lives, a large proportion of our time is spent at work. Our experience in the workplace is one of the factors determining our overall well being. Employers and managers who put in place workplace initiatives to promote mental health and to support employees who have mental disorders see gains not only in […]

5 Habits Professional Women Should Break

5 Habits Professional Women Should Break

1. Apologizing This one is probably something that could be applied to all women everywhere, but especially in a professional realm. Women, for whatever reason, feel compelled to say, “I’m sorry!” for a lot of things that don’t warrant an apology, especially when it comes to asking clarifying questions and/or asking for something we know you […]

How To Earn Respect at Work

How To Earn Respect at Work

Contrary to popular belief, neither a fancy job title nor years of experience will earn you respect at work.  There are five infallible ways to earn respect and gain credibility, regardless of the organization you’re in or the role you’ve been hired to do: 1. Be yourself and not your role Sometimes people think they must create a persona […]

Should a Woman Act More Like a Man to Succeed at Work?

Should a Woman Act More Like a Man to Succeed at Work?

Women comprise more than half the workforce. Yet, less than 20 percent of C-suite executives are women and only five percent of CEOs are women. To help answer why there are not more women in the top ranks of leadership, scientists at Development Dimensions International (DDI), the global leadership development consultancy, released two research studies […]