Author: Adina Hannan

Skills for Effective Writing in Business

As professionals, we are expected to know how to write content that conveys our thoughts, opinions and data. But how good are you at crafting a well thought-out, logical and convincing story that supports those thoughts, opinions or data? Writing is a medium that requires continual development...


Job Search and Interview Strategies

Whether you’re an experienced professional seeking a new career path or a recent college graduate starting out in your field these tips will help ensure your job search and subsequent interviews are a success. Job Search Strategy Your chances for long term success are much greater if you apply a...


Traits and Skills of Leaders

Why do some individuals excel in leadership, while others struggle quite heavily with leadership? David Goldman, author of “What Makes a Great Leader,” claims the difference is Emotional Intelligence (EI). Goldman defines EI as “a group of five skills that enable the best leaders to maximize...


Identity Theft: How to Detect, Deter and Fix

Identity theft is commonplace in today’s world and affects consumers and companies of all sizes. How can you best protect yourself and your data so that you can minimize the risk of identity theft? Knowledge is power so it is crucial to gain critical insights and practical working knowledge...


Meetings That Work

Who doesn’t love a calendar full of meetings? Nothing beats returning to your desk at 5:00 pm with eight hours of emails, tasks, and to-do lists to catch up on! Good news is, it’s never too late to change the status quo or shake-up those weekday occurrences. Here are some tips for laying...


Business Email Etiquette

Email communication has grown exponentially over the past decade which has made everyone more in-touch with work, but also more distracted. How do you make your email messages a more effective and efficient communication tool for you? There are certainly many do’s and do not’s of...


Effective Business Communication Tools

Ever wonder why seemingly easy work-related tasks take too long to get done by a group of people? Imagine if there is more complexity added into a situation. A group of people can hear the same presentation but still come away with varying degrees of understanding. After hearing, or reading, the...


Big Data Meets Accounting

The topic of big data has received a lot of attention in the last several years. The topic is both deep and wide, and touches on many other issues, such as data analytics. Let’s discuss what big data is, and how it can be used with analytics to impact business and industry, as well as the...


Presentation and Public Speaking Tips

“I read a thing that actually says that speaking in front of a crowd is considered the number one fear of the average person. I found that amazing—number two was death! That means to the average person if you have to be at a funeral, you would rather be in the casket than doing the...