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10 Office Christmas Party Survival Tips

The office Christmas party; an occasion that’s notorious for encouraging your fellow work colleagues to drink lots of alcohol, dance suggestively with each other and spread gossip that would surely have been better kept quiet. If you’ve never been to a office Christmas party before, or if you made a bit of a show of […]

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How to Dress for the Office Christmas Party

Christmas is upon us, and with that comes the work-related parties. Whether you’ve enjoyed Christmas parties in the past or found them a bit tedious and boring, you’ll need to dress appropriately as you mingle with the boss and socialize with your work colleagues. With that in mind, we provide you with our list of […]

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How to Start an Emergency Fund

Why do you need to set up an emergency fund? Because in life you should expect the unexpected and when these emergencies with financial implications happen it can be very expensive. Most financial experts agree that the first thing you should do after you’ve met your basic needs is to reduce your spending and start […]

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How to Create a Budget

With the economy still in turmoil, it’s never been more important to get our finances in control. The most effective way to do this is to create a budget. I’ve always struggled to keep to a budget. But when I have, my financial situation always improved. My problem is that I get lazy, stop making […]

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How to Run and Lead a Business Meeting

Business meetings are often considered one of the least productive business activities. Have you ever been at a meeting where all you can think about is how much more productive you’d be working alone at your desk? There’s no structure, no leadership and no direction. You leave the meeting feeling drained, de-motivated and even more […]

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When Does a Healthy Ego Turn Into Egocentricity?

Editors Note: This is a guest post from Johnny Brothers In today’s competitive society, men need to cultivate healthy egos to survive in order to successful. A man who is confident in his abilities and is capable of presenting himself well to others can use these assets to go far and live a happy life. […]

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Five Easy Ways to Reduce Your Expenses and Fatten Your Wallet

Editors Note: This is a guest post from Nikki Dell Now that you’re an adult, it’s time to stop spending your money like there’s a never-ending supply. While it may have seemed that you had all of the money in the world when it was being handed to you by your parents, the money train […]

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Climbing the Corporate Ladder: How to Get that Promotion

Editors Note: This is a guest post from Christopher Brown It’s easy to become complacent and accept your lot in corporate life, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want or deserve a promotion. The dream of climbing the corporate ladder is still alive and well if you take a minute to honestly answer a question. […]

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How to be More Assertive at Work

If you want to be successful at work, you have to be assertive. People often mistake assertiveness with aggressive behaviour, but both are completely different. Being assertive means knowing what you want and what your limitations are and being able to express that in a confident and respective manner. People are often afraid of being […]

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How to Get a Pay Rise at Work

The recession of recent years has been a good excuse for employers to introduce pay freezes and pay cuts. However, with the economy picking up, companies are starting to feel more confident about the future. With that in mind, if you’ve got the nerve, this could be a good time to negotiate a pay rise. […]

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