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What Makes a Great Online Community? – #MTtalk Roundup

In our latest Twitter chat, we discussed what makes a great online community. See our roundup of the best responses from participants...

Are We Too Quick to Criticize? – #MTtalk Roundup

When should you criticize someone or something – and what's the best way to do it? Here's advice from our Twitter followers, plus six ques...

How to Post Complaints and Keep Your Cool Online

At some point we all interact with a sales or customer service rep. Whether we’re buying a new TV, renewing our car insurance, or chan...

Help! How to Save Yourself From Drowning in Notifications

Bridget checked Instagram over breakfast, then glanced at the text notifications on her cell. She replied to a few WhatsApps before heading ...

Your Top Tips for Minimizing Distractions

How many times have you been completely absorbed in your work, only to be ripped “out of the zone” by infuriating distractions? ...

#MTtalk: Mind Your Cyberspace Manners

An important aspect of growing up is learning manners and how to behave acceptably in different places and situations. I remember getting ta...

#MTtalk: Getting Ahead in Your Career

The question “Where do you see yourself five years from now?” is an old interview favorite. To you, it may be about being promot...

You Don’t Bother With That, Do You?

My friend Harry was looking at me disdainfully over his glasses. “Whatever’s the matter?” I asked him, surprised. “T...