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Don’t Ignore the Messenger: Our Expert Interview with Stephen Martin and Joseph Marks

What makes you sit up and listen to someone? In our latest Expert Interview podcast, we learn about the eight traits of effective communicat...

Connecting in a Time of Isolation: Our Expert Interview with Melanie Katzman

In our latest Expert Interview podcast, bestselling author Melanie Katzman explains why connecting at work matters, and shares her tips on b...

Why Can’t Men Talk? How Toxic Masculinity Hurts Men Too

We wanted to start discussing all those topics we’d never dared to before. We wanted to avoid the trap of toxic masculinity – especially...

Why the Right Questions Matter: Our Expert Interview With Dean Nelson

In this month's podcast, journalist, academic and writer Dean Nelson talks to Mind Tools about interviewing techniques. What are the secrets...

Accepting Praise – How to Own Your Achievements

There's a lot of advice on giving praise, but how can we accept it gracefully? Mind Tools' Editorial Assistant, Alice Gledhill, explores why...

NSFW: To Share or Not to Share?

How to stay out of social media trouble at work and what to do if it all goes wrong ...

Using Storytelling as a Workplace Tool – #MTtalk Roundup

“The difference between real life and a story is that life has significance, while a story must have meaning.” ― Vera Nazarian...

Using Storytelling as a Workplace Tool – Join Our #MTtalk!

When you hear the word “story,” what comes to mind? Maybe you visualize a picture from a fairy tale you heard during your childh...