career

Mar 04

Checking The Mirror: An Exploration Into Clearer Communication

Our latest Women’s Advancement Compact workshop featured the welcomed return of WAC specialist Kathleen Brady for a highly interactive session exploring the art of non-verbal communication skills. February 18th’s YOU ARE THE MESSAGE: Powerful Communication Skills to Advance Your Career,…
Feb 19

We Can Work It Out: Baby Steps Become Giant EQ Leaps

Here’s a question for you— What is the common thread that ties the following ideas together: Breathing deep, having empathy, listening to water trickle, meditation, counting to 10, reframing one’s thoughts, taking a walk, making a joke, and taking ownership…
Feb 13

Anger vs EQ: Which “You” is in Control?

If you were one of the participants at January 29th’s WAC community event Corporate Emotional Intelligence: Anger in the Workplace, presented by WAC specialist Ginny Brown, you might have found yourself with a peculiar question bouncing around in your mind:…
Feb 03

EQ Times Seventy: Anger Sure Draws a Crowd

Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLC made their WAC event sponsoring debut last Wednesday, for a community event that I have been eagerly anticipating since the topical conversation between Ginny Brown and Deborah began a couple of months back. Ginny, a…
Jan 21

Diva-fied: The Takeaway from our Strategic Dining Workshop

There is a theory that the most organized people are always buying books on organization. Last Thursday’s Dining Divas participants might have given this theory legs. These women have oodles of emotional intelligence and are rising stars in their fields,…
Jan 13

Cold, Rain & Snow: Utilizing Down Time

The middle of last week saw bitter cold weather like New York hasn’t experienced in decades; you know what else it saw?….Me, making my way into the city from my toasty-warm suburban home, only to find Manhattan’s streets practically abandoned,…
Jan 01

Corporate Matchmaking: Polishing the E-Introduction

Aside from its convenience factor, email can be a substantial networking device. But the “substantial” part depends upon how thoughtful your strategy is. Think of how often you’ve used email as a method for connecting two parties; now consider how…
Dec 25

Angry at Work: When Emotions Interfere with Progress

The workplace can be a fascinating study in emotion, principally in relation to anger. There are those coworkers who appear void of any angry tendencies, and those who seem to be the embodiment of rage, flying off the handle on…
Dec 06

Tool or Torment? Making Email Work for You

Ah, email etiquette. We read articles and hear talk show segments about it all the time, but how many of us truly put such thoughtful advice into practice? This special function has revolutionized the way we communicate in business, but…
Dec 02

The Office Holiday Party: Same Folks, Different Rules

Office holiday parties are right around the corner. For some, it’s just another networking event. For others, it’s the one chance per year to socialize with colleagues. While it can be said that we spend more time with these folks…