Professional Development

  • A Look at the Situational Leadership Model

    The situational leadership model has been used by many for four decades now. Learn more about leadership styles with the examples in this article.
    By Kristina Dems December 31, 2010 

  • Does Managerial Theory Work for Home Office?

    For workers who do most of their work in the home, managerial theory may seem like something that can only apply to their office counterparts. But the different managerial approaches, such as Maslow and Herzberg, can actually relate to the home worker...
    By Regina Woodard December 7, 2010 

  • Can Social Networking Help Home Businesses?

    With the explosion of social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace, some may think these are just for speaking with family and friends. However, if used correctly, these sites can actually help your business. Can social networking...
    By Regina Woodard November 6, 2010 


  • 5 Free Ways to Market Your Freelance Talents

    Learning free ways to market your freelance talents does not have to be a time-consuming process. Located here are some quick and even profitable methods for marketing your freelance talents.
    By Joy Lynskey November 2, 2010 

  • Situational Leadership Model

    The situational leadership model teaches leaders to adapt according to the situation. There are several things to learn about this type of leadership model.
    By Kristina Dems August 15, 2010 

  • Guide to Differences in Gender Communication Styles

    Whether in the home office or the multinational corporation, differences in gender communication styles greatly affect style and quality of teamwork. Understanding the differences and recognizing how to communicate in spite of gender barriers makes it...
    By Sylvia Cochran August 9, 2010 


  • The Defensive Communication Style

    A defensive communication style harms the individual and the organization in many ways. The harmful impact of this communication style is less in the home office, but the harm for the individual remains the same irrespective of the settings.
    By N Nayab July 15, 2010 

  • Transformational Leadership Activities

    Transformational leadership activities will help you become a better transformational leader while fostering a more comfortable and free working environment for your coworkers or teammates. Here are some activities that you can conduct to improve your...
    By Kristina Dems July 15, 2010 

  • Negotiation Strategies and Processes

    Negotiations should be a give and take process that leaves both parties feeling as if they were treated fairly. Unfortunately, this key concept is often lost in the process of negotiating. This article discusses strategies that can make negotiating the...
    By Jillian Peterson July 14, 2010 

  • Types of Communication Styles: Bridging the Generation Gap

    Do different generations really communicate so differently? You bet, especially when it comes to telephone calls vs. email, texting and even tweeting. If you find yourself lost in the communication world, fear not. Jean Scheid gives tips on what to...
    By Jean Scheid July 4, 2010 
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