Author Archives: Daily Worth

How Do You Humbly Brag About Your Successes?

How Do You Humbly Brag About Your Successes?

I’ve been in my position for three years and I feel like I’m ready to move up. I have a lot of strengths and make great contributions at work, but the problem is no one seems to notice. I know I should be making my successes known, but I have no idea how to do that tactfully. Any advice on how to “humblebrag” in the office? Thanks! –Nicole L., New York, NY More »

Are You Playing It Too Safe At Work?

Are You Playing It Too Safe At Work?

Most business professionals are highly attuned to the pitfalls of risk. Make the wrong calculation, and you lose your job — or your company. But what’s even more dangerous, argues executive coach and bestselling author Margie Warrell, author of “Stop Playing Safe,” is the refusal to take risks at all. More »

8 Signs You Need An Assistant

8 Signs You Need An Assistant

When you’re just launching a business, no one blinks an eye if you’re balancing your own books, cleaning the office bathrooms or taking packages to the post office yourself. But the day will come when you’re going to need some help. Because no one’s ever been able to squeeze more than 24 hours out of a day, and your hours are literally too valuable to waste on small stuff. More »

Time Your Travel To Save Big Bucks

Time Your Travel To Save Big Bucks

Your best bets for cheaper rates (and for more elbow room) are during times when classes are in session, says Budget Travel deputy editor Robert Firpo-Cappiello. To avoid high fares, time your travel for the periods a week or two before or after school breaks and holidays — like the weeks between New Year’s and Martin Luther King weekend and the weeks before or after, but not including Memorial Day weekend in May. Or book in mid-September or October (traditionally cheaper months) or the weeks before Thanksgiving. More »

6 Ways to Get What You Want At Work – Without Opening Your Mouth

6 Ways to Get What You Want At Work â Without Opening Your Mouth

You can’t get what you want in life without asking for it. Even then, it’s still no guarantee. But there are tricks to increase your chances of success—sometimes without ever opening your mouth. “Body language is highly influential,” says Carol Kinsey Goman, PhD, author of “The Silent Language of Leaders.”

Here, how to harness the power of body language to improve your chances of success in every corner of your career. More »