Work Relationships

In this week's edition of Well,This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed James' tough situation.

James was caught off guard during a department heads meeting when he was asked to present. He wasn't prepared but did so anyway and bombed the presentation because of this. James is now wondering what he should do to address this situation.

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When we are asked to think of a leader, someone who inspires us to do our best every day, a wide variety of different people come to mind. Maybe someone in your personal life, someone from a television show or movie, or a historical figure whose personality you greatly admire.

While the type of person can vary immensely, more often than not, they will all have a certain set of skills and personality traits that make them a good leader. According to recent surveys, many groups find that a good business leader will often have several or all of these characteristics.

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Whether we like it or not, politics are part of everyday life. But they don't have to be part of work life.

In fact, to keep your work life bearable, discussions about politics should be kept to a minimum or outright avoided.

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Many businesses offer comprehensive and unique benefit packages as a way of attracting and maintaining top talent. For Chipotle Mexican Grill, cooking up strong employee benefit packages not only accomplishes those two goals, but also helps the company with its long-term focus on employee engagement and building connections.

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In this week's edition of Well,This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed Tara's extremely uncomfortable situation.

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Starting a family is a huge milestone in a person's life. It should be an exciting time -- after all, a new life is being brought into the world!

However, people in the workforce may feel the pressure when it comes to balancing their new families and their careers.

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I was watching a video a while back by Ishita Gupta. She's a young woman who started an online magazine called Fear.less that highlights the stories of people who have overcome their fears.

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