11 Aug: Collaboration and Success: Top 5 Reasons to Collaborate

Imagine yourself starting in your profession today, trying to figure out what are all the things we do, who knows what about all of these things, who can help me, and how do I connect with these people? Building organizational awareness can take a very long time even when you are working in an office environment. Beyond your own office, there is still more to learn about everyone that works in other offices and in other places.  

Collaboration has been a hot and interesting topic of discussion when speaking with business and career development professionals, and it’s no…

08 Jan: How To Create an Open and Collaborative Workplace

The Internet has a forced a massive shift in the way we work. Once upon a time, all we had was a telephone and a conference room to connect with clients and colleagues around a project. Today, the Internet gives us the power to connect and collaborate using a variety of tools instantly. Video conferencing with Zoom or GoToMeeting, social media, online meetings in Slack, and document sharing tools have opened up spaces and given birth to truly collaborative work.

With all the good that comes with online collaborative tools, challenges still remain. Employees are engaging less in a face-to-face…