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Five Ways to Avoid a Nasty CC Email Battle

By |2017-01-02T15:12:51-05:00April 13th, 2009|Categories: Career, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , |

Have you ever been a little frustrated with a co-worker and wrote an email to express your concerns; and instead of reading your calm, yet concerned tone, the co-worker read a little more attitude than you intended and snapped of an even more explosive email with three other co-workers and two supervisors CC'd?

Individualism vs. Hierarchy in Organizations

By |2017-01-02T15:12:53-05:00December 17th, 2007|Categories: Career, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |

Which organizational system do you prefer? One in which each individual employee or member is considered equal, no matter how long they've been a member or what they bring to the table; or a system in which each employee or member earns their way up the organizational hierarchy based on seniority, contribution to the group, or the respect of their peers?

Reap the Benefits of Working for Yourself and The Man

By |2017-01-02T15:12:53-05:00December 3rd, 2007|Categories: Career, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |

You might not realize it when daydreaming at your 9-5 about starting a small business, but there are a few things to miss when you're gone. To an entrepreneur, it's blasphemous to suggest that anything good can come from working for The Man; but going solo isn't always the end-all be-all.