Sue Maden

Business Meeting Etiquette: 8 Go-To Rules All Professionals Should Follow

by Sue Maden January 25, 2017

There are few things more frustrating than an unproductive meeting. As a corporate education and training manager, I’ve led (and attended) my fair share of meetings and learned what does and doesn’t work. Whether you’re an attendee, organizer or presenter, all contribute to a successful meeting. Consider these simple business meeting etiquette rules the next […]

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Setting Career Goals for the New Year

by Sue Maden January 8, 2015

A new year is here, which means many of us resolve to make changes in our lives. Maybe you’ve resolved to lose weight, exercise more or change other lifestyle habits that you’ve been putting off for some time. Why not also make a resolution to move your career forward? Now is the perfect time to […]

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Tips for Working with Different Personalities

by Sue Maden August 11, 2014

Have you ever worked in an office where all the employees were just like you? They all met deadlines, were productive and super fun to work with. No? Me neither. And while we might think we want our co-workers to be more like us, the truth is, we probably don’t. Working life, much like every […]

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Navigating the Generation Gap in the Workplace

by Sue Maden May 27, 2014

Regardless of age or generation, we all share the need for respect, trust and clear communication at work. Knowing that, is the generation gap in the workplace really that important? It is. Because while we all crave effective communication, respect and trust, what that looks like differs depending in large part on the generation into […]

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Mentor

by Sue Maden May 6, 2014

Whether you engage in one-to-one mentoring, reverse mentoring or have a mentoring network, it all comes down to one thing: building good relationships. Why do people seek out mentors in the first place? Mentors can be a great way to learn a new skill or modify behavior, and safely make mistakes in the process. And […]

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