How to Easily Write the Perfect Sentiments in your Holiday Cards this Year

How to Easily Write the Perfect Sentiments in your Holiday Cards this Year

Let me give you some advice. Just because I am going to be late sending my holiday cards this year, doesn’t mean you should be late sending yours! So, if you are procrastinating about which greeting card to buy (for work colleagues, clients or customers), how to sign the cards or anything else about holiday card etiquette…

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How to Ensure More Responsible Drinking During the Holiday Office Party

How to Ensure More Responsible Drinking During the Holiday Office Party

The holidays, celebrations, big announcements at the office are all great reasons to gather at work and perhaps eat—and have a drink or two. Unfortunately, too many people overdo it at these events and jeopardize their career so Your Office Mom wanted to share some advice in this article.

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Do's and Don'ts That Help You Survive and Shine at the Office Holiday Party

Do's and Don'ts That Help You Survive and Shine at the Office Holiday Party

Love them or hate them, holiday work parties are part of the world of work. And, as a member of that world, learning how to navigate the work party scene is important for your career. It seems only fitting that Your Office Mom give some advice and share etiquette tips for work parties in this article.

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With These 4 Tips Your Work Holiday Gift Giving Just Got a Lot Easier

With These 4 Tips Your Work Holiday Gift Giving Just Got a Lot Easier

The holidays are here in case you didn’t notice the flurry of activity starting in October suggesting the most wonderful time of year was fast approaching. Now it’s time to get serious and get those gifts and holiday cards wrapped up! It seems strange that we procrastinate for so long. I seem to delay every single year. Then, I’m desperately…

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4 Tips That Help You Work the Room When You Present

4 Tips That Help You Work the Room When You Present

At some point in time, you’re likely to give presentations at work. It may be solo, or as part of a team. When that time comes, you want to be prepared and ready to go. You may have a kick ass video, a visually exciting slide show or some stellar handouts, but if you’re presenting in a new location, or a client’s place of business. your success as a presenter goes beyond that…

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The Biggest Mistakes You’re Making in Managing Your Time

The Biggest Mistakes You’re Making in Managing Your Time

You’ve heard it before. It is important to work smarter, not harder. In my long career in learning and development, I have taught courses on time management, how to overcome procrastination and the difference between being productive and being busy. It’s in these sessions, with a boatload of individual contributors…

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4 Definite Do's for Your Office Halloween Party

4 Definite Do's for Your Office Halloween Party

It’s October. So, you know what that means, right? This month you have a day entirely dedicated for you to assume another identity (or maybe two or three) if you factor in the weekend prior. Beyond the myriad of social events and contests around town, chances are relatively high that your office or shared work space, is hosting a Halloween Party too. Before you say “I don’t dress up for those,” I must ask “Why the hell not”?

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If People Think You’re Rude, They May Have a Point

If People Think You’re Rude, They May Have a Point

It may be hard to wrap your brain around this, and you may not agree, but if people think you’re rude, you probably are. It’s their perception, and that’s what counts. Your perception of you doesn’t really matter. Only theirs. Somewhere along the line, your intention to be polite and respectful to others and get stuff done has gone awry…

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5 Tips to Make Going Back to Work as a New Mom Easier

5 Tips to Make Going Back to Work as a New Mom Easier

Since the birth of your new bundle of joy, you’ve been going through a parent’s version of rigorous survival training. In a short period, you are subjected to a mixture of strenuous physical demands, mental strengthening drills, and unavoidable sleep deprivation as you work to develop a routine. If that’s not challenging enough…

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