Are nonverbal signals holding you back?

October 2, 2008

Next time you’re preparing for a moment in the spotlight, rehearse in front of a video camera. Then view the video, staying as objective as possible. “People will judge you by your appearance and your body language. And they’ll do it quickly,” says Carol Kinsey Goman, executive coach and author of The Nonverbal Advantage.

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Simple way to cure a case of the ALL CAPS

August 1, 2008
Ever receive a spreadsheet where someone entered the entire field in ALL UPPER CASE? How do you change the field to upper and lower cases?
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Top 5 little-known web research sites

June 1, 2008

Save time doing web research with these five powerfully helpful sites: Ask a Librarian; OWL, the Online Writing Lab; the Phrase Finder;; and


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Crafting an ‘open me now’ subject line

May 1, 2008
When you need to send a message to a group of customers, board members or an entire department, you don’t want your message to become lost in the hundred other messages they receive that day.
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Up, down, all around: Navigating in Excel

November 1, 2007

Have you discovered all the shortcuts buried within Excel? Try zipping around Excel spreadsheets using these keyboard techniques.

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Cap your conference with a post-con

October 1, 2007
Your big conference went off without a hitch. In fact, it went so smoothly, your boss might not realize how well you handled everything.
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Drive more value into your next road trip

August 1, 2007
Better than a gas-station road map, a customized AAA TripTik Travel Planner map can help road warriors save time and money.
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How to site-inspect from a distance

July 1, 2007

Are you considering holding your next big business event at a resort? Aim to site-inspect as much as you can before you leave home, advises Amy Pfeiffer, managing sales director for the Walt Disney World Resort.

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Working the numbers: Excel dates & times

June 1, 2007

You can’t do much in Excel if you store dates and times as text. When you store them as numbers, though, endless possibilities exist.

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5 tips for smarter business travel

May 1, 2007

Headed to a conference soon? Plan a better business trip for you or the boss with these five tips.

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