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“Math Makes Me Ashamed…”

My wife works as an English teacher in a local community college. She has two co-workers, Kristen and Mark. Both of them are, as she puts it...

#MTtalk Review: Let’s Talk L&D

“The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.” – Brian Herbert, U.S...

Your Top Tips for People Starting Out at Work

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give yourself when you were first starting out at work? Few of us forget our very first ...

#MTtalk Review: Busting Self-Sabotaging Behavior

The Good Wolf or the Bad Wolf? There’s an age-old Native American story about the battle between the bad wolf and the good wolf inside...

18 Ways to Be the Best You Can Be

We all want to be thought of as good employees, but if we really want to fulfill our career aspirations, then we need to push ourselves to b...

#MTtalk Review: The Impact of Mental Health Issues at Work

Mental Health in the Workplace: George’s Story As some of you may know, we have discussion forums in the Mind Tools Club. A few months...

My Most Difficult Conversation at Work

“You know what, Simon? I think they should fire you for what you’ve done.” As conversational gambits go, it was a showstop...

Your Tips for Managing Presentation Nerves

“That was an amazing presentation,” I thought, shaking my head in disbelief. My friend Amy had just finished her talk for her fi...