Do you ever find yourself reading an email from a colleague or boss and then feeling confused about their tone? As a communication tool at work, email is essential. However, it can cause stress, tension and anxiety. So what can you do to make your emails better?
Are you starting a small business and feeling a little overwhelmed about what you need to know? The US Small Business Administration can help!
Starting a business often means hiring new employees. It may be tempting to hire people quickly, but studies show it can be better to take your time and find the right person for a position (especially since a bad hire can cost your company time and money)
Definitely! If you are not being your real self at work and communicating clearly, you won’t build productive relationships at work. The skill to develop is how to be mindful of your emotions, as well as context and delivery of communication.
When you think “Manager,” do you also think “Manager = Leader?” Realistically, someone promoted into a manager role doesn’t automatically become a leader. So how do you make the transition?
We have some great small business programs coming up in July from The Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
If you are thinking of starting your own business or you have a business and want to keep up with trends, the Library has several helpful resources.
Your brand is a set of clues to your audiences as to how you see the world and as such, should offer a clear understanding of how “earnestly and how deeply you desire to serve a human need.”
We all probably remember our worst bosses, right? And we tell ourselves that if we were the boss, we wouldn’t be anything like those awful bosses. However, when it’s your turn to be a manager, it might not be so easy to figure out the best solutions for every situation.
If you are in Missouri, you have a wealth of information, resources, and assistance available if you are thinking about starting a business. The U.S. Small Business Administration has a great website and the Library also has a number of helpful resources.
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