Beyond Folders™ Articles

Intergenerational Communication

Facilitating productive workplace communication can be a big challenge for managers and team leaders. This article offers ideas to help the process along.

The New Culture of Collaboration at Work

More and more, we are leaving our partitioned workstations to collaborate face-to-face, and virtually, on projects and decisions regardless of our function, level or role. Here are some best practices to optimize collaborative time.

Work it Out: Handling Conflict at Work

Prevent conflict from running projects and productivity off the rails by properly managing discord and disagreement.

Making the Most of Mentoring

It’s been said that “mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” Learn the fundamentals of mentoring here.

Mapping Your Career Path

Would you embark on a 40-year journey without an end in sight, or a map to get you to your destination? Unless you enjoy wandering the wilderness its best to travel, map and destination, firmly in hand. Bring that same planning and forethought to guiding your career path.

Harness the Power of Positive Thinking at Work

Want to succeed at work? Start by seeing the glass as half full, not half empty. That’s right, a positive outlook fuels success and enhances performance in all areas of life including work.

Problem? Solved.

Problems and workplaces go hand-in-hand. No matter the size of the company, the scope of the dilemma, problems are as inescapable in the workplace as well, work. While problems cropping up may be beyond your control, problem-solving is firmly within your grasp.

Toot Your Horn without Blowing It

Promote yourself effectively using a combination of grace and directness that keeps your successes front-and-center without appearing self-aggrandizing or overbearing.