There's a lot of advice on giving praise, but how can we accept it gracefully? Mind Tools' Assistant Content Editor, Alice Gledhill, explores why accepting praise can be so difficult.
Abbreviations are like hiccups in an article that otherwise would have been enjoyable to read. Really annoying hiccups that I wish would just go away.
I'm going to start with a confession. There have been some points in my life where I've avoided speaking out when I really should have. One such time, when I was young (16 or 17), I saw a local shopkeeper getting harassed by a group of three young girls. I knew the shopkeeper... had often […]
"Exaggeration? I don't mind some theatrics, but I do mind if people use it to manipulate." - Zala Bricelj
Every question starts as an imperfect answer that stimulates curiosity in the world
What makes you sit up and listen to someone? In our latest Expert Interview podcast, we learn about the eight traits of effective communicators
When should you listen to your inner voice, and when does it just get in the way? Here's a collection of comments from our latest #MTtalk Twitter chat
In this Expert Interview podcast, best-selling author Melanie Katzman explains why connecting at work matters, and shares her tips on building relationships virtually as well as face-to-face
In this month's podcast, journalist, academic and writer Dean Nelson talks to Mind Tools about interviewing techniques. What are the secrets to a good interview? And how can you get the most out of interviewees?
These days there's an app for everything. They can range from the truly weird (like Nothing – literally a screen that shows the word "nothing" on it and does, well… absolutely nothing), to the utterly infuriating, yet fascinating (try Do Not Press The Red Button, where you seemingly have to avoid pressing a big red […]