How to Be a Positive Force in the Office
How to Be a Positive Force in the Office
/ September 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Positive people are good for the workplace. Not all of us qualify as the friendly, supportive types who keep the office vibe mellow. For one thing, some of us are naturally introverted, which can be misinterpreted as unfriendly. Still, it’s important that everyone – regardless of personality type – strive to contribute to a positive…

5 Tips for Handling Office Confrontations
5 Tips for Handling Office Confrontations
/ September 12, 2013 1 COMMENTS

Conflicts in the workplace are inevitable. It’s how you handle these potentially difficult situations that matters. If a peer, client or supervisor confronts you, your reaction could have a huge effect on the issue, and on how others view you in the office. Here are some tips for when those difficult situations emerge. 1. Be…

How Being More Like George Clooney Can Boost Your Career
How Being More Like George Clooney Can Boost Your Career
/ September 10, 2013 0 COMMENTS

We envy George Clooney. Not because he’s a multimillionaire and an Oscar-winning actor who seemingly lives a charmed life. It’s because he oozes charisma — and he always has. Clooney’s roles are often built for such confidence: Danny Ocean in the Ocean’s Eleven series, or Dr. Doug Ross on ER. But his cornpone persona in O…

WWE’s Chris Nantista: From Entry Level to Ownership
WWE’s Chris Nantista: From Entry Level to Ownership
/ September 5, 2013 1 COMMENTS

Chris Nantista (second from left in the photo above) has crisscrossed a good chunk of the country during his years with Worldwide Express. The 34-year-old started out in sales, working for Joe Judson in the Cincinnati franchise, then moved up to field sales director in Dallas. From there he became sales manager/managing partner in opening…

How to Handle Workplace Bullies
How to Handle Workplace Bullies
/ August 29, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Bullying has been a huge issue across the country in the past few years, but it’s not just kids attacking their classmates on social media pages or in the hallways. Bullying takes place in work environments, too. Even if you’re lucky enough to land a place at one of the best 100 companies to work…

How to Advance Your Career Without Being Eddie Haskell
How to Advance Your Career Without Being Eddie Haskell
/ August 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS

So, you’ve graduated college and landed a job at one of the best companies to work for in your industry. Congrats! You want to prove to your boss that you are the ideal candidate for a higher-level job, but you don’t want anyone to think you’re sucking up to get special treatment. The challenge is…

7 Tips to Avoid Being a Meeting Jerk
7 Tips to Avoid Being a Meeting Jerk
/ August 20, 2013 0 COMMENTS

One of the more deflating feelings in the workplace is an unproductive meeting, or one that is derailed by someone who doesn’t take it seriously or isn’t prepared. Here are seven tips to avoid being a Meeting Jerk. Be respectful of other people’s time: If you’re the one who is scheduling the meeting, be aware…

Spotlight: Ben Drake’s Rock-n-Roll Route to WWE Success
Spotlight: Ben Drake’s Rock-n-Roll Route to WWE Success
/ August 15, 2013 1 COMMENTS

Ben Drake followed an adventurous path to Worldwide Express. He grew up in Pittsburgh, Pa., and finished high school in Dublin, Ohio. Drake played football in high school and for a year at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. That was when reality struck. “I like to tell people that I was bound for the NFL,” he…

4 Practical Tips to Use in Your New Job
4 Practical Tips to Use in Your New Job
/ August 13, 2013 0 COMMENTS

If you’ve recently graduated, you’ve probably figured out that jobs out of college are not as cool as you thought they’d be – if you’re lucky enough to even have a job. Just because you’re starting out in an entry-level sales job does not mean you shouldn’t take it seriously. To the contrary, how hard…

How to Avoid the Late-Summer Doldrums at Work
How to Avoid the Late-Summer Doldrums at Work
/ August 8, 2013 0 COMMENTS

One of the most difficult aspects of transitioning from college-life to your career, aside from not sleeping until noon, is realizing that summer vacation is a thing of the past. Losing those three months of down time is a huge adjustment. But it’s not just young professionals that lose focus during the summer. A recent…